diet Category

Eat Organic for Fat Loss

Choosing organic foods over conventional foods is a must to reduce the ingestion of toxic pesticides, which may be the cause of the rise of cancer and obesity. The United States Department of Agriculture, aka the USDA, found that, in many cases, “…pesticide residues remained on fruits and vegetables even after they were washed and,….peeled” […]

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milk contains toxic hormones

  Synthetic hormones have been known to cause cancer, weight gain, and other health issues. Even if you drink antibiotic-free, and certified organic dairy, you are likely to get a dose of harmful hormones. “On typical farms in the United States, calves are separated from their mothers shortly after birth…” which causes her pain and […]

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Crackers are, basically, cookies

crackers are cookies in disguise

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Stop drinking bulletproof (butter) coffee

The on-going trend that needs to stop immediately is consumption of bulletproof coffee. Bulletproof coffee is a brand name, and also a high-calorie, high-fat drink that people make at home; it’s just butter and/or coconut oil, added to coffee. People claim that the butter-coffee combination gives them energy. Butter is mostly fat, and fat is one […]

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it’s your parents fault you’re fat

While our parents may have had good intentions, telling us, as children, to clean our plates, when we were no longer hungry, this set us up to be overweight adults. No one should be forced to eat if their body is telling them they are full. By cleaning our plates, our stomachs expand, and our […]

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My favorite low-calorie vegan ice cream

I’ve been complaining that there isn’t any really yummy low-calorie vegan ice creams, so when my husband brought home this pint of Cranberry Cherry Swirl Mousse from So Delicious when he went to Sprouts market, I was skeptical. I don’t really like cherries, or cranberries, so I was excited when it tasted more like raspberries. It’s sweet, […]

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The zero-cost, fat-loss method

I was asked, “What is the most important thing for fat loss?” The answer is: meal prep. If you’re hungry, you’re going to grab what’s quick: takeout, chips, a protein bar, cookies, and/or a frozen meal (typically mac & cheese, or pizza). I tend to gravitate towards tortilla chips, and too many nuts. Those items are high-calorie, […]

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Dairy-Free Caramel Flavoring

Caramel is typically made from sugar, dairy and vanilla, and contains a lot of calories. I found Sweet Drops, which is a zero calorie, zero carbohydrate sweetener, made from stevia, and have been adding this to my smoothies and oatmeal. I’ve tried vanilla too, and that’s also yummy. My husband adds a squeeze of the […]

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So Delicious Dairy-Free Frozen Mousse review

I was so excited when I found So Delicious brand frozen mousse in Sprouts so I bought four different flavors. What’s extra special about these is not just that they are vegan, they are low-calorie, at around 300 calories for the whole pint! Typical vegan ice cream is about 150 or more calories for just […]

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