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The High-Five Diet is finally available!

The diet book that everyone’s been waiting for is finally available at https://www.thehighfivediet.com/   It took 3 years of research and writing because this is not your typical diet book. The High-Five Diet is a fat loss plan by limiting dairy and high-fat and low-nutrient foods, combined with specific food combination and timing which revs up your metabolism. […]

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why you can’t lose weight or build muscle

I’ve heard people brag that they sleep only five hours each night. If I don’t sleep at least seven hours, I just don’t feel well, which makes sense because “…sleep is when your body is fully recovering and rebuilding” (1). My gym workouts are intense so I need all the recovery I can get before […]

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Need motivation to kick-start your diet? This should do it

The movie “The Sugar Film” shows how one man’s quest to find out what a traditional Australian diet does to his health, is shocking. By eating processed foods that contain sugar, he gained ½ pound a day, over 60 days. His stomach went from flat to fat even though he ate the same calories as […]

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The difference between bulking up and leaning out

Whenever I wanted to work with a new fitness trainer, they would ask me my goals. I told him or her that I wanted to increase muscle mass and get a tiny waist. They all explained that I can’t bulk and shrink body fat at the same time. Our bodies just aren’t designed to do […]

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To succeed, it only takes 21 days

Completely revamping your diet all at once is emotionally difficult, and a shock to your body, which is why most diets fail. Instead, make one small change to your diet, maybe it’s having a fruit smoothie for breakfast instead of coffee with cream paired with a bagel slathered with cream cheese, and a donut or […]

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Is your resolution to lose weight?

Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Didn’t you have that same resolution last year? So, what are you going to do differently? Are you going to limit beverages that have calories, exercise more, and cook more at home? Great! Depending on the recipe, some home-cooked meals are laden with fat and calories so […]

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Now you can find out what’s sabotaging your weight loss

If you can’t seem to shed extra fat and cannot figure out why, try utilizing an application that will log, not only your calories, but also your carbohydrates, fat, protein and fiber. After plugging in my meals into My Fitness Pal, I was shocked to learn that over 30% of my calories came from fat. […]

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Why Americans are fat

Americans are fat because we eat way too many calories. The amount we need is actually much smaller than what most people realize. A female who doesn’t exercise may only need 1600 calories a day. A male that’s not physically active requires 1800-2000 calories each day. Yet, the average American actually consumes 3770 calories each […]

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How to balance blood sugar with food

Regardless of whether or not you’re a diabetic, you don’t want your blood sugar to spike. To keep your blood sugar levels in check, you always want to pair any carbohydrate, whether it’s bread, fruit, or a sweet potato with a protein. My favorite is baked chicken with peaches. For example, you can pair cheese […]

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Trick your body to eat less

If you want to lose weight you know that you need to eat fewer calories, but no one wants to be hungry all the time. A study summarized in an article titled “Cutting Calorie Density” in the October 2013 issue of Nutrition Action Health Letter, found that when fruit and vegetables were sneaked into dishes, […]

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