If you'd like to shed a few pounds but find it difficult to track your food or calorie intake, learning how to maximize your calories is a great tool to help you achieve your weight loss goals. Paying attention to calorie density in foods may allow you to eat more, stay full longer, and continue to lose weight without counting calories. Although the number of calories we … [Read more...] about How to maximize your calories for weight loss
How many calories do you need? There are many factors that determine your calorie needs, and every individual is different. Although I don't recommend counting calories as an ideal method for long-term weight loss, it's good to get a general idea of how many calories your body needs per day for weight management. Just remember that this will only provide an estimate, and … [Read more...] about How to calculate your body’s calorie needs
Regardless of the reasons for wanting to lose weight, deciding to go on a diet is often the first step most people take to help them achieve their goals. Most people begin a new diet with a strong dose of enthusiasm. They find a diet book they think they can manage, use the recommended meal plan and dietary guidelines, and then set off to the grocery store to purchase their … [Read more...] about The REAL secret to weight loss – 5 key factors for long term success!
Meditation has gained popularity over the past several years as more and more people are moving away from mainstream health into more holistic approaches of self-care. For me, it wasn't always something I particularly had any interest in. Whenever I'd think about meditation, I imagined someone sitting with their legs folded on top of each other, palms up, and eyes closed. … [Read more...] about 3 ways to practice self-love through guided meditation
As a busy mom of three, I know it can be a challenge to take time out for ourselves and make health a priority. Between kids, household duties, and work demands it’s easy to ignore our own needs and allow our health to slide. After a decade of raising children and yo-yo dieting, I came to realize that in order to be at my best as a wife and mother, I needed to make my … [Read more...] about How to get a workout in as a busy mom: 6 tips for zero excuses