Tag Archives: whole foods

Health Raiser Spotlight: Amy

Health Raiser Spotlight: Amy

“Low-fat” and “low-calorie” are nothing more than synonyms for “added sugar.” You’d know this if you took the time to read the Nutrition Facts panel or scan ingredient lists. Our Health Raiser of the Week did. Amy was on a mission to look flawless in ...
3 Ways to Eat More Fiber – Regardless of Your Diet

3 Ways to Eat More Fiber – Regardless of Your Diet

So you started a new, super-strict diet plan to get serious about weight loss. Though you may drop a dress size, chances are, your plan is heavy on protein and low on carbs. Without hearty whole grains or other good sources of fiber, your body could ...
What Does it Mean to “Eat Clean”?

What Does it Mean to “Eat Clean”?

Q. What is a “clean” diet? Fitness expert and competitive figure model Melissa Transou responds:   A “clean” diet isn’t a quick-fix diet–it’s a lifestyle diet. Unlike most diets, a clean diet doesn’t i ...
Is Paleo the Way to Go?

Is Paleo the Way to Go?

Whether you want to lose weight, reduce symptoms of illness or simply feel better on a daily basis, the Paleo diet might be for you. The Paleo diet is a nutritional approach that involves the consumption of foods that humans are genetically intended ...
Eating Clean

Eating Clean

Quote of the day: “Stay committed to your decision; but stay flexible in your approach” – Tony Robbins A reader shared this story with me: “I’ve never been a fan of cleansing.  I’ve half-heartedly tried, because I ...