17. February 2012 05:53
One of my biggest challenges in creating a clean diet plan is not a lack of vegetables, which I love, or eating lean protein, it's overcoming my cravings for sugar!
Most Americans are consuming 46 more calories a day from sugar-sweetened drinks than two decades ago (American Journal of Clinical Nutr... [More]
18. August 2011 22:52
Many nutritionist view sugar as an evil substance to stay away from, at all costs. There is a lot of accuracy in this belief. Sugar can be highly addictive, and is a contributing factor in increased belly fat. Reducing or removing it from your daily diet can be a real challenge, es... [More]
18. June 2011 10:36
I had my fat-pinch and tape measurement numbers taken last week and was surprised that my numbers all improved except for the kidney number. That was confusing to me because I eat clean and exercise daily. When talking to my trainer she said an explanation may have to do with Cortisol. Increased Cor... [More]
14. March 2011 10:18
Many fad diets consider sugar to be the ultimate evil. Clearly, a reduction of sugar in most people’s diet would help them reduce belly fat and achieve their workout goals, as well as positively increasing good health.
The tricky part is that sugar is dumped into processed foods at... [More]
12. December 2010 08:19
One easy nutritional swap that you can make that will make a big difference in removing “holiday belly fat”, is to look for the words high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).It increases the fat molecules called triglycerides which lead to abdominal fat.
You need to be a detective a... [More]
15. November 2009 11:18
There has been a lot of buzz as of late, about the benefits of green tea to combat belly fat. Green tea is rich in immunity- boosting antioxidants and a proven metabolism booster. To aid in the absorption of these benefits to your body, add some lemon juice or any citrus juic... [More]