Five Tricks to Beat Bloat

It’s almost summertime and if you are feeling a little puffy around your midsection it could be caused by any number of things; such as gas, irregularity or water retention. Here are some tricks to remedy the problem: Avoid constipation by adding fiber: 25g per day for women and 38g for men. Eat nuts, seeds, fruits, […]

Foods You Must Try To Eat More Of

Some foods that we think of as being “high calorie splurges,” actually support weight loss. Take the foods listed below for example; they are nutrient-dense, blood-sugar-balancing and they keep you feeling satisfied for hours. By enjoying moderate amounts of these foods as part of a healthy plant-based diet, you will be less likely to reach for unhealthy snacks. And […]

Healing Your Gut

Your Gut:  Heal It Healing your intestinal tract can go a long way toward helping you achieve a healthy weight, both because it reduces inflammation in the body and because it supports your body in properly digesting and metabolizing food. The first step to improving gut health is Identifying and avoiding foods to which you […]

How to Keep your Blood Sugar Balanced

What should we be looking to do in 2016 to help us achieve/maintain a healthy weight and develop an improved lifestyle? Each month my blog will be dedicated to something new for you to try and put into practice. You don’t need to get it right every single time, but move in the direction of […]

Hey Ann: What about Dieting

Q:  What are your thoughts about dieting to aid with fast weight loss? A: As 2015 comes to a close in less than 6 weeks, have you begun thinking about your New Year’s resolutions?  Well, keep this one at the top of your list:  DON”T DIET! At any given time, at least one in five […]