What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

It’s colorful, it’s delicious and it may help support your cardiovascular health. The Mediterranean diet is inspired by the vibrant and hearty lifestyle of the Mediterranean region and has been touted as an easy and fulfilling way to eat ...

Get Familiar with the Glycemic Index

You may have heard the term “glycemic index” used in connection with weight loss pills, meal systems and other diet products. But what is it? And what does it have to do with a weight management program?   The glycemic index (GI) is a cl ...

Seven Tips for Natural Weight Management

Healthy weight management doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. There are some simple, natural ways to manage weight that you can easily get started on today! Set Goals & Believe in Yourself. If you don’t believe you can ac ...

30 Days to Be Healthy and Fit

A lot can happen in 30 days. The moon orbits the earth. Your hair grows half an inch. A brown paper bag will fully decompose. In those 720 hours, you can also turn your life around, becoming healthier and more fit than ever before. The first thing yo ...

5 Foods for Weight Management

Cutting certain foods from your diet to lose weight makes sense. Adding foods usually doesn’t. But the following five diet superstars may help support satiety while contributing to overall good health. · Oatmeal:  Packed with protei ...

Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays

If you’re like most Americans, the joy of the holiday season is somewhat shadowed by a fear that your pants won’t fit come January. Weight gain over the holidays is common, with the average person packing on up to five pounds between Than ...

Making Heart-Healthy Food Choices

Are you eating your share of fruits and veggies? Fruits and vegetables are important sources of fiber necessary for keeping your heart healthy. The American Heart Association recommends that you eat at least 25 to 30 grams of dietary fiber, both solu ...