Tag Archives: diet

Can You Still Eat Junk Food On A Diet?

Most of us have been taught, or even assume we have to give up all junk food to lose weight. It makes sense on the surface, foods that lack nutritional value but add to our calorie count seem like they should be exiled from our life when we’re trying to control weight loss. What if […]

Setting Realistic New Years Goals

As the year winds down, we come across a time honored tradition – New Years resolutions!  One of the most common New Year’s resolution is one of the hardest to keep.  Every year, thousands of people vow to exercise the minute the ball drops.  And year after year, within a few months – or even […]

Good Carbs? Do Those Exist?

When we were kids, we were taught that there are three basic macronutrients – fats, protein, and carbohydrates.  To dive a little deeper, we’ve since discovered that not all fats are created equal, such as saturated and unsaturated fats.  Further research has scientists exploring the possibility that there are “good” carbohydrates and “bad” carbohydrates.  For […]