Top Summer Slimdown Tips

Summer Slimdown Tips

Summer is just around the corner and many are scrambling to make positive changes in time for their vacations. Here are some "Summer Slimdown" Tips that you can incorporate to ensure that you are Swimsuit ready! 1. Know Your Daily Caloric Intake While you don’t need to neurotic about every bite you take throughout the day,it’s always in your favor to have a ball-park figure of what you need to consume to maintain and/or lose weight. Average Daily Calories to MAINTAIN Your Weight: Here is a simple formula) courtesy of Discovery Health that can also help you figure out how to lose a … [Read more...]

Guy’s Guide To Slim Trim Grilling


The summer months mean it’s time for the guys to put on their aprons and dust off the grill. It seems all men are in their element with charcoal and spatula. Summer is also a time we want to slim down as we replace the sweaters and coats with shorts and bathing suits. So guys how can you get those flat abs back and still enjoy the back yard BBQ? It’s easy! Choose lean proteins. Not only do high fat meats add unwanted calories they also can have a negative effect on heart health. Instead of choosing high fat meats like ribs, sausage and prime rib choose leaner cuts. Try salmon, shrimp … [Read more...]

Food for thought….Eat smart!

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Numerous clinical research studies have been published implicating the potential impact diet has on your metal health and function. Your brain is as vital as your heart, in constant need of energy and oxygen. Under normal conditions, it depends mostly on glucose (end product of carbohydrate metabolism) for energy and it uses 20% of your energy intake at rest. (1) Its a highly metabolic organ. But to keep your brain healthy, just like you do your heart, you also need to feed it foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants for brain development and proper function. Docosahexaenoic acid … [Read more...]

Ten simple changes to help your family be healthier


Today as so many things are changing it can be a challenge to have a healthy family. Often times the simplest changes can be the most challenge but also the most important. These 10 simple essential can help you change your family's lifestyle so that you can all become fit and healthy. 1) Eat Whole Grain Foods Processed and refined grains, such as white bread, white rice, cereal, pasta, and other foods made with white flour have a high glycemic index, low amounts of fiber, and less vitamins and minerals as foods made with whole grains. Making the switch to whole grain foods, including … [Read more...]