5 things nobody told you

5 Things Nobody Told You About Losing Weight

Weight loss is a journey. And until you begin experiencing it for yourself, it’s unlikely you know a lot about what to expect, what’s to come, and how much will change as you shed more kilos over time. In fact, there’s very little that anyone tells you about losing weight. Of course, there are some … Continued

Binge Cycle

The Smart Dieter’s Guide to Breaking the Binge Cycle

When you want to lose weight, changing your diet is an obvious place to start. If you’re like some, you’ll move methodically from a general regime of healthier eating to increasingly restrictive habits. Unfortunately, this can lead to eating disorders like binge eating. Binge eating disorder (BED) is a form of compulsive overeating that plagues … Continued

Feeder Weight Loss.

5 Ways To Stop a “Feeder” From Hindering Your Weight Loss

You’ve finally decided to make a lifestyle switch by eating a healthier diet and exercising regularly. However, there are a few obstacles on your path to weight loss and better health. One of those obstacles? A “feeder.” A “feeder” could be anyone: a parent, friend, spouse, or coworker. “Feeders” aren’t usually ill-intentioned; however, they can … Continued

Cutting Back on Sugar

The Smart Dieter’s Guide To Cutting Back On Sugar

As a smart dieter, you should never treat a specific substance or nutrient in an extreme way. After all, your body needs certain amounts of almost everything to not only survive, but thrive. And, while sugar is something your body doesn’t need a lot of, it’s important that you don’t consider all sugars “the enemy” … Continued

gluten intolerance

3 Telltale Signs of Gluten Intolerance

When most people focus on making changes to their diets, they don’t start by investigating potential signs of gluten intolerance. Gluten is a two-part protein found in wheat and many other grains. People with gluten sensitivity have one of two problems: complete gluten intolerance (celiac disease) or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. In this article, we’re going … Continued

Vegetarian Protein

The Smart Dieter’s Guide to Vegetarian Protein

Vegetarians are asked one question far more than any others: “Where do you get your protein?” Although this question may annoy some, it is a legitimate one. After all, when you think of protein, the first thing that springs to mind is meat. However there are many sources of vegetarian protein, all of which can … Continued

Metabolism

The Smart Dieter’s Guide to Boosting Metabolism

When people are struggling to lose weight, they’ll often blame their metabolism. But what does this actually mean? Most people understand that their metabolism is responsible for burning calories, and that having a “slow” metabolism means that they won’t lose as much weight as they would if it was “fast.” However, few actually understand how … Continued

Portion Control

The Smart Dieter’s Guide to Portion Control

When you want to lose weight, it’s best to start with your diet. And though many people have a general sense of what’s good for them and what isn’t, many still struggle to lose weight. But it isn’t because they aren’t trying or aren’t eating the right foods. Often, it’s because they’re eating the wrong … Continued

Low Carbs

5 Tasty Low-Carb Alternatives to Bread

Healthy, complex carbohydrates are an essential part of everyone’s diet. They’re the main source of energy for your body and keep you alert and focused throughout the day. Unfortunately, many people consume excessive amounts of simple carbohydrates. This can lead to weight gain, energy dips, and other problems throughout the day. Luckily, it’s simple to … Continued

5 Healthy Ways to Make Salads Interesting and Delicious

Salads are a simple way to get in your greens for the day, and with the addition of protein and extra vegetables, they make a nutritiously complete, all-in-one meal. There’s just one problem though: Most people find salads boring. No one wants to eat iceberg lettuce with chicken breast and the same dressing every day. … Continued