Why the Keto Diet Didn’t Work for Me

So, "Ketosis", or the "keto diet", seems to be the hottest diet right now. I see it advertised online, on billboards, on social media, and on cars around town. I had considered doing it for the pa ...

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4 Easy Steps to Help You Not Gain Weight Over the Holidays

One of the key steps of keeping off the dreaded holiday weight gain is adjusting calories based on activity level; more often than not, the everyday routine we maintain throughout most of the year ...

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Body Basics Summer Challenge

8 Week Challenge Starts June 5th and ends July 30th The cost is $100, which includes: Personalized nutrition templates Nutrition meetings every two weeks Prizes for two winners T-Shirt  ...

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Gluten-free Done Right - Part 2

(This article is for the gluten-sensitive individual. Those with celiac’s disease need to take a much more careful and cautious route.) Okay! So, you’ve decided to give the gluten-free diet a  ...

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Gluten. Why the fuss? – Part 1

Gluten is a distinct, hard-to-digest protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Sounds harmless, right? These grains have been a staple in mankind’s diet for thousands of years, but unfortunately, it ...

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Tips for Enjoying July 4th Without Sacrificing Your Health!

July 4th is obviously a time of fun—getting together with friends and family, grilling out, celebrating our freedom! Fun is still possible without sacrificing your waistline and health! Here ...

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12 Weeks Total Recharge: Week 12 - Eating Out Well

Wherever you may be dining, keep this general rule in mind when ordering: choose a protein and veggies while making sure your plate has several colors on it. Also, choose vinaigrettes for dre ...

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12 Weeks Total Recharge: Week 10 - Dinner

This week our challenge is to enjoy family dinners more often during the week and to (once again) pay attention to how colorful your plate is. Try to stay away from white or tan unless it is  ...

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12 Weeks Total Recharge: Week 9 - Lunch

Lunch is the focus this week! Your goal will be to become “color-minded” when deciding what you will eat for lunch — at least 3 to 4 different colors. Here’s what I mean... How ofte ...

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