Call Us! 602.980.5958

Weight Loss Tips

Why Is It So Hard To Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods?

December 28, 2018

We have all experienced the guilt and shame of eating unhealthy foods in more than moderation. Even though we know it is unhealthy we do it anyway, but the reasons for this go far beyond knowledge and logic. Fake Food Is Engineered To Be Addictive One thing all unhealthy foods have in common is that… [read more]

Read More

Healthy Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

December 10, 2018

The goal of every product is to increase sales and food products are no exception. What this means for us as consumers is that we must learn the difference between creative marketing designed to make us believe that food is better for our body that it really is. Here are just a few “healthy” foods… [read more]

Read More

Are You Eating To Nourish Your Body?

November 16, 2018

We are all somewhat familiar with the food pyramid and we often glance at the nutritional information on the pre-packaged foods we eat—but what does it really mean to nourish your body? It seems like every time you pop online there is a new diet, supplement or superfood that claims to change your life. But… [read more]

Read More

What Does It Mean To Eat With Intention?

October 23, 2018

We are all guilty of mindless eating at one time or another. When we sit down with a small bag of chips and finish it off before we realize it. When you eat something healthy and delicious but you can barely remember what it tasted like. Or when someone asks what you ate for breakfast… [read more]

Read More

Is It Really More Difficult To Lose Weight As You Age?

October 5, 2018

Even if you have always worked out regularly, eaten a well-balanced diet and maintained an optimal weight and BMI—you may begin to struggle to maintain an optimal weight as you age. You might not notice it much at first. Maybe you gain 2 to 5 pounds one year which isn’t of much concern but multiply… [read more]

Read More

What To Do When You Hit A Weight Loss Plateau

September 25, 2018

If you have a substantial amount of weight to lose, more than 30 pounds or 25 percent of your body fat, you may find that the first 5 or 10 pounds come off quickly. This is exciting when you do the math and calculate how long it might take you to lose the rest. However,… [read more]

Read More

Are These Bad Habits Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

August 30, 2018

Most of us have a habit or two that is not only unhealthy but may be sabotaging our weight loss. In fact, you might even think that your habit is healthy. Here are a few behaviors that may be doing more harm than good. Skipping Meals In an effort to reduce your daily caloric intake… [read more]

Read More

How Staying Properly Hydrated Can Help You Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

August 15, 2018

When it comes to nutrition and healthy dietary changes there is no one-size-fits-all equation. That being said, if you aren’t adequately hydrated it can negatively impact your weight loss and overall health. It is estimated that 75% of adults consume less water and hydrating fluids on a daily basis than their body requires to work… [read more]

Read More

Is Stress The Reason You’re Gaining Weight? Or Why You Can’t Lose Weight?

July 30, 2018

Even with a well-balanced diet and regular exercise you may be gaining weight or struggling to lose weight. Resist the temptation to further cut your calories or increase your workout frequency and take a look at your current level of stress. With prolonged levels of high stress, it is unlikely that you will achieve any… [read more]

Read More

Why You Need A Weight Loss Strategy And Not Another Fad Diet

July 3, 2018

Too often weight loss is approached as a short-term goal as opposed to the lifelong commitment required to both loose and keep weight off. More importantly, the lifelong commitment to improved health and wellness. While it’s tempting to try the latest fad diet in hopes that you will be one of the over-the-top success stories… [read more]

Read More

It’s Not Just You—Diets Don’t Work!

June 20, 2018

There are hundreds of diets to choose from most of which promise rapid results if you follow them with strict adherence. As you may know from firsthand experience deprivation diets don’t work. Here’s are just a few reasons why. Deprivation Is The Goal Every diet is different but likely to be an unbalanced and severely… [read more]

Read More

You Workout Regularly But You Aren’t Losing Weight

May 17, 2018

If you have committed to three or more workouts a week but aren’t seeing much in terms of results you must be wondering why? Don’t worry because you aren’t alone. In fact, this is one of the top reasons why people stop going to the gym. If you go regularly and see results you would… [read more]

Read More

Is your Lack of sleep causing weight gain?

January 12, 2018

Alarm clock goes off.. snooze.. five minutes later.. snooze again.. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone.  There aren’t too many people I talk to who wake up at the first sound of their morning alarm.  I’m even guilty of it myself at times.  It’s hard not to get “just 5 more minutes”.  But what you don’t… [read more]

Read More

Organic on a budget

March 16, 2017

Organic, Organic, Organic… We hear this constantly when it comes to selecting the best, nutritious food items, but eating 100% organic produce can really break the bank.   What does “organic” actually mean? “Organic” is a term used to certify food that was produced without synthetic chemicals or fertilizers, genetic engineering, radiation or sewage sludge as… [read more]

Read More

3 Tips To Help Maintain a Healthy Thyroid Gland

March 3, 2017

IS THIS YOU? Do you struggle with fatigue, hair loss, unexplained weight changes, anxiety, or difficulty tolerating heat or cold, difficulty losing weight, constipation, dry skin, or trouble sleeping? Are you maintaining a healthy thyroid gland? Have you approached your doctor and wondered what’s going on with your body? Does your doctor tell you that… [read more]

Read More

5 Tips to stay on track with your health and weight loss goals during the holidays

December 16, 2016

Let me challenge you this year to implement a different mind-set that can lead to better choices during this time of year and help with weight loss goals during the holidays. Make time for you During the holidays, it is easy to focus on everything and everyone but you. Making time for yourself to exercise,… [read more]

Read More