Monthly Archives: December 2011

Don’t skip meals

Skipping meals can cause low blood sugar, which means you’ll end up feeling weak and lightheaded. AND it can lead to overeating and food cravings later. Statistics show that people who skip breakfast are more likely to be overweight than … Continue reading

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Drink your H2O

Feeling tired or hungry? You may just be thirsty. Make sure you get at least 6-8 glasses of water a day. Water helps your body transport nutrients and eliminate toxins. Get tired of all the agua? Add a cucumber or … Continue reading

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Lift weights, lift your spirits

Studies show that even a little bit of exercise can affect the mood-controlling parts of your brain. Try a bicep curl by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart. Place your arms at your side and slowly bend your arm, bringing … Continue reading

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Doggie bag it

Portions at restaurants are growing bigger by the day. Tell yourself at the beginning of the meal that you only need half and ask your server for a take-out bag as soon as you’re done. This will prevent you from … Continue reading

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Divide your plate, conquer your weight!

Divide your plate, conquer your weight. Fill half of your plate with veggies or salad (watch those fatty dressings!) One quarter should be lean protein – fish, chicken or beef (grilled, baked or poached). And the last quarter should be … Continue reading

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