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Two weeks ago, for the first time during my participation in the Commit to Fit program, I plateaued and didn’t lose any weight during my weigh-in. Sarah, my nutritionist, advised that this is typical as individuals lose weight and is most likely attributed to the body adjusting to the changes which are happening to it….
Mashed potatoes are a staple on the holiday dinner table, and they’re a great way to feed a crowd easily and affordably. Mashed potatoes may be easy on the wallet, but not always on the waist. Just one cup can have 306 calories and 25 grams of fat! Here is a traditional recipe, made with…
Halloween is upon us and candy and treats are everywhere! How can you keep yourself and your family healthy this holiday when temptations are constant? Use our candy friendly chart below to find your best options. When offering or eating candy choose those towards the top of the chart, as they are lower in calories…
Before you say yes to dessert, chew on this: a small 2.5 x 3 inch piece of tiramisu can have 430 calories and 31 grams of fat! How could something so light and airy be so high in fat and calories? Blame the whole milk, egg yolks, and mascarpone cheese (an Italian cream cheese). Here…
The holidays are here again. Time for celebration with family and loved ones. Celebration in my household always includes food and drinks. In fact, the whole time spent seems to be centered on food: planning, coordinating, preparing, and eating. So how do I maintain my weight during the holidays? Here are my top 5 tips:…
Haunting season is here again. That means tons of candy, costume parties, and social events. Food, sweet, and drink temptations are everywhere. Here are some quick tips to minimize those Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Temptations: Buy Halloween candy to give out to trick-or-treaters that you don’t enjoy eating so that the temptation will be reduced during the…
Having a food plan will help you lose weight. Plain and Simple, right? Well, it’s plain, but it may not be so simple for many. Many people know what to do to lose weight, but they are just not doing it. That’s why people choose to do Coaching, so that they can have accountability, guidance,…
It is the season to get the grill fired up and bring on that wonderful, smoky taste. Forget the standard BBQ steak. Here are some reminders on how to switch it up and bring on some new grilling flavors. Try grilling some vegetables! You can slice tomatoes, green peppers, red peppers, yellow peppers, zucchinis in…
Another holiday is upon us once again. This is the official holiday start of the summer season where we are now getting into bathing suit attire and beautiful beach bodies. So get prepared for that three-day weekend and keep your goals in line with your social activities. Here are some quick tips to stay in…
Now that Thanksgiving has passed and the leftovers are gone, it’s time to clean out your fridge and pantry to make room for fresh, healthy, and delicious foods for you to enjoy. Make your home a safe zone, free of trigger foods, so that when you’re there, you’re not having your own personal holiday party…