Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

French fries with zero grams of fat? That’s the magic of oven-baking and using creative, healthy substitutions for the usual heavy oils. In this recipe, sweet potato wedges are tossed with pure vanilla and a light sprinkling of cinnamon, then b ...
Vitacost ARO Lean Diet Shakes

Vitacost ARO Lean Diet Shakes

When you’re trying to lose weight, it can feel like there’s always something  getting in the way. From a busy schedule that keeps you from preparing healthy meals to a lack of low-calorie food options everywhere you go, obstacles seem to ...
3 Reasons Why Willpower Isn’t Enough

3 Reasons Why Willpower Isn’t Enough

Your body is an amazing machine. It can adapt, recover and grow from many kinds of stress. Part of this resiliency is due to your body’s ability to maintain “homeostasis.” Homeostasis refers to the body’s ability to regulate ...
How to Diet Without Feeling Deprived

How to Diet Without Feeling Deprived

Getting ready for my last competition, I would make my daily trek to the supermarket and head straight for the fish counter once inside. Unfortunately, to get there, I had to pass through the bakery with its aroma of fresh breads and desserts, the ov ...
4 Good Habits to Help You Lose Weight

4 Good Habits to Help You Lose Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, you know it’s a process. Getting back into those skinny jeans doesn’t happen overnight. Resisting dessert when everyone else is indulging isn’t easy. And making lifestyle changes to shed those ...