New Product: Create Your Own Gluten-Free Cereal

I just received an e-mail from Custom Choice Cereal, a company that makes Gluten-Free Cereals.  I had never heard of the company until today, but I think their product sounds interesting so I wanted to pass along the information for any of you with Celiac Disease or a gluten intolerance.  Custom Choice Cereal allows individuals […]

Drink Up to Slim Down

Something as simple as drinking two cups (16 oz) of water before meals could help with weight loss.  A recent study was done on 55-75 year olds who were classified as overweight or obese.  All individuals were instructed to follow a low-calorie/low-fat diet, and half of the individuals were also told to drink 2 cups […]

Most Americans Are Overeating Sugar, Are You?

I have written several times about the importance of limiting added sugars in the diet, and this month another article came out in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, once again confirming these recommendations.  “Added sugars” are defined as the sugar used in processed and prepared foods (i.e. sodas, cakes, ice cream) and the […]

Breaking Plateaus

When trying to lose weight, it is very common to have some weeks where the weight seems to come off quickly and some weeks where you feel like you’ve done everything right, but it doesn’t show up on the scale.  If you have one or two weeks where the scale doesn’t show the work you’ve […]