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Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

Which snacks are healthy and won’t sabotage weight loss? Often, healthy snacks for weight loss look more like miniature entrees rather than something to nosh on between meals.   So many snack foods are high in calories, fat, sugar, and salt – a tempting combination that keeps you wanting more and more. Below are some examples of healthy snacks that taste great, are packed full of nutrients, and are satisfying in small quantities.   Plain, non-fat Greek yogurt (3/4 … Read More

Is Weight Loss Surgery the Answer?

Many people view weight loss surgery as a way to solve or cure their struggles with weight. Some people believe that weight loss surgery will allow them to instantly lose weight with minimal personal effort, keep the weight off long term, and obtain the body that they have always wanted. These unrealistic expectations of weight … Read More

Meal Replacement Shakes for Weight Loss

What are meal replacement shakes, and do they work for weight loss? What about their safety? Are they healthy? Many commercially available shakes are marketed to people as a weight loss aid or for health promotion, but there are several things you should keep in mind before spending money on pricey meal replacements.  Any way of eating that significantly … Read More

Weight Loss Foods

Most people have difficulty navigating the wide range of weight loss foods on grocery store shelves. They may wonder how to choose between foods that are low-fat, low-carb, and low-calorie while struggling to figure out what food will best help them to lose weight. Foods that assist with weight loss come in all shapes and … Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss: Does It Work?

People have used apple cider vinegar as a remedy for centuries because of its presumed healing properties. For thousands of years, its most common uses were for detoxification, wound healing, and even as an antibiotic. More recently, apple cider vinegar became a popular home remedy for everything from treating sore throats to controlling dandruff.  Most notoriously, though, it’s been used to promote weight loss.  Although dosing … Read More

Breaking Down the Benefits of the Keto Diet

There are thousands of ways to lose weight. Ask 100 different people and you might get 100 different diets that they’ve found beneficial in helping shed some pounds. The “keto” diet is the most extreme example of the low-carb diets, which have been popular in various forms for the past several decades. Carbohydrates (i.e. carbs) … Read More

Pumpkin Pecan Stuffing

Serves: 8 Ingredients: 2/3 cup white onion, finely diced 2/3 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced thin 1/3 cup celery, diced ½ cup apples, peeled and chopped ½ cup canned pumpkin 1/3 cup pecans, chopped 1 Tbsp fresh parsley 1 tsp ground sage 1/3 tsp ground thyme 2 pinches salt ½ tsp pepper 1 egg 1 ½ … Read More