Simple Carb Cutting

5 Simple Ways to Substitute Lower Carb Foods for Higher Carb Foods The simplest and most effective way to enhance your weight loss efforts is to eat fewer carbohydrates. To reap the weight loss and health benefits of a lower carb diet, you don’t need an extremely low-carb ‘Atkins-style’ diet. Instead, you can make a […]

Power Food: Salmon

Healthiest Food You Can Eat? What do the healthiest people in the world consistently eat? Fish. What do Americans hardly eat? Fish. The most recent nutritional data shows that the average American gets more protein each week from grain/bread products than they do fish! Fish, especially oily fish like salmon, contain a nutritionally complex and […]

30 Power Foods

30 ‘Must Eat’ Foods for Looking & Feeling Better The 30 Power Foods should be the center pieces of your diet. They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, essential amino acids, fiber, and phytochemicals (the things that scientists know are good for you but don’t know exactly why yet). The Power Foods are […]

Power Food: Olive Oil

Health Food Phoenix Olive oil is one of the most highly touted heart healthy foods, but like most foods that are ‘good for you’ there is a wide amount of variation in the healthfulness of a food, depending on the version of the food you buy. Olive oil is no exception. Olive oil can be […]

Power Food: Kefir

The Champagne of Dairy Kefir is derived from the Turkish word “keif” which means “good-feeling.” It has been around for centuries, originating in the Russian Caucasian mountains. Kefir gets the nickname, “champagne of dairy”, due to the fact that it foams and fizzes when you shake it up. Kefir looks like drinkable yogurt however its […]

Power Food: Green Tea

3 Great Ways Green Tea Will Make You Leaner & Happier Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, behind only water. The earliest documented use of tea as a beverage dates back to China in 59 B.C. It has been used for medicinal purposes for over 3,000 years. Green, Black, White and […]

Boost Your Good Cholesterol

5 Ways to Increase Your Good Cholesterol and Protect Your Heart Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in America. Researchers estimate that someone in America has a heart attack or stroke every 25 seconds. What can you do to make sure that you don’t suffer the same fate? Fortunately, there are numerous […]

Power Food: Eggs

Health Food Phoenix Once quarantined as the food you must avoid if you had heart issues, a new growing body of research touting their nutritional benefits have caused eggs to rise from their nutritional grave to take their rightful place as a true power food. Cholesterol, Eggs, and Your Heart Improving heart health has long […]

Eating Out Survival Guide

Eating Out is No Longer a ‘Treat’ Eating out at a restaurant used to be considered a treat. An uncommon indulgence. However, since the 1970s eating away from home has become more and more common with Americans, now eating upwards of 43% of their meals and 32% of their calories away from home (up from […]

Dangerous Calories

Liquid Calories could be Sabotaging Your Health – How to Stop It From Happening While all 6 of the Pillars of Nutrition are important – this could be the most important. For many people, consuming calorie-containing beverages, (more specifically sugar- sweetened beverages), is the difference between losing 15-20lbs, or not. On any given day, a […]