Aug 09 2014

4 Great Foods to Keep in Your Diet

2021-06-11T18:33:14-04:00Healthy Life, Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

There are many misconceptions surrounding which foods consist of a healthy diet. Some foods are given a bad rap, but actually contain very dense nutrition that our bodies need. In general, stick to whole foods – foods that are produced in nature and not in a factory. Take a look at this great article that covers the nutrition benefits of eggs, nuts, ...

May 13 2014

Power of Positive Talk

2021-06-11T18:33:14-04:00Healthy Life, Healthy Mind, Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

Self-talk…the key behind everyone’s success. If you want to be successful at your job, a sport, or even a goal, you MUST have positive self-talk. Every day the voices inside our heads fight against one another, usually the negative one winning. The outcome of this daily battle is that we form low self-esteem or it makes it more difficult to be successful ...

Apr 29 2014

Hydration is more important than you may know

2021-06-11T18:33:14-04:00Nutrition and Weight Loss, Outdoor, What Works Blog|

HYDRATION IS KEY! Your body uses water for survival day to day. All of your organs, muscles and tissues need water to run properly…water is the cause of good health (Family Doctor). Lack of water can cause dehydration which can affect your energy and possibly your health. According to the Family, the symptoms of dehydration are… Little or no ...

Apr 01 2014

4 Recipes for the Spring Season

2021-06-11T18:33:14-04:00Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

Spring is just around the corner and that means that tasty seasonal foods are coming back. Some of these delicious foods are strawberries, kiwi, pineapple, carrots, asparagus, artichokes, peas, spinach and so much more. All of these foods are very healthy for you, but you have to make sure you make them in the right way to keep them healthy. ...

Mar 10 2014

Best Way to Lose Weight

2021-06-11T18:33:15-04:00Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

Spring is just around the corner. Time to drop extra pounds, and fast! However, the best way to lose weight is slow and steady…that is…if you want to keep it off. I know that the Biggest Loser and all the new products lining store shelves are promising fast weight loss. If your goal is dropping 5 pounds before spring break, then great ...

Feb 22 2014

5 Things to do before starting a spring exercise program

2021-06-11T18:33:15-04:00Exercise, Nutrition and Weight Loss, Outdoor, What Works Blog|

Hurray for spring! The weather is finally promising an end to winter. If you are like many human beings that lie dormant in hibernation for the winter, then you will want to consider a few things before busting the doors down and taking on a rigorous exercise program. Consider these 5 the top of your priority list this week as ...

Nov 18 2013

How to determine healthy body size

2021-06-11T18:33:15-04:00Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

I came across some helpful information today that I would like to pass on. This article from Fitness Magazine summarizes the basics of metabolic function. You will learn what causes our bodies to burn calories, and what creates the slow-down of our metabolisms with age. Read on if you want to be informed about how you can best burn calories and ...

Nov 15 2013

Fitness doesn’t have to be hard. Read these 6 tips.

2021-06-11T18:33:15-04:00Exercise, Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

Keep it simple. Overcomplicating your goals and your plan can keep you stagnant! Start choosing fitness as your lifestyle today with these 6 tips: Get up 10 minutes earlier….And eat breakfast!! Plan something simple, like and egg microwaved for 1 minute and a slice of whole grain toast. Take breaks at work. You already do this, but what you do ...

Nov 04 2013

What is a healthy diet?

2021-06-11T18:33:15-04:00Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

This is an astonishingly simple, yet deeply complex question. To start simple, a healthy diet is one comprised of fresh foods consumed in appropriate quantities. Simple, right?! Here is where the complexities start: it is almost impossible to find “fresh food” the way our bodies want it there is debate that some naturally occurring, fresh foods are not as good ...

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