Weight-loss Secrets of Nutritionists and Dietitians

How the pros drop five pounds—fast! STEP ON THE SCALE ONCE A WEEK Dietitians say this keeps them aware of when they've gained a few pounds, so they can instantly employ their favorite calorie-cutting weight-loss strategies to get back on track. DIETITIANS ARE HUMAN TOO They gain weight on vacation, eat when they're stressed out [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth…something I would have never entertained the thought of ingesting, much less making. For the longest time I did not care to touch any kind of meat, especially if it had bones in it. Just thinking about it made me cringe so I only bought boneless, skinless meats until I learned about the benefits [...]

By | October 8th, 2015|Categories: Christy's Blog, Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

The best fruit choices for low-carbers

While some fruits are indeed too high in fructose to fit easily into a carb-conscious plan, still more are nutritional powerhouses packed with the nutrients and fiber your body needs. South Beach diet creator Arthur Agatston, M.D.,  advised changing the way we think about fruits, such as bananas — formerly off limits due to their [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Shrimp Pesto “Zinguine”

  If you're looking for a fabulous shrimp dish, you have to give this one a try.  It's called Shrimp Pesto "Zinguine".  Unfortunately I am not able to give credit to anyone as it was shared on Facebook without credit. For an easy way to make the "zinguine", you will need a spiral slicer.  It makes [...]

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Christy's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Polyphenols are micronutrient that help prevent degenerative disease

Polyphenols are abundant micronutrients in our diet, and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases is emerging. The health effects of polyphenols depend on the amount consumed and on their bioavailability. Lycopene, a polyphenol is thought to help fight prostate cancer and has been studied as [...]

Homemade Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise

Lately I've really gotten into this 21st century homesteading stuff (self sufficiency, using less energy, eating wholesome local food, etc).  I get a lot of pleasure out of making yummy goodness for my family.  I've even hand-sewn 4 items in the past week...WHAT?!?  Yep, I've really gotten into this and it's been great to have [...]

By | August 28th, 2014|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kick Your Limiting Beliefs to the Curb!

I love watching all the popular weight loss shows, but probably not for the reason you think.  I don't need to learn any new tricks or workout methods that are going to help me or help teach my clients what to do.  I know what works and that is not extreme exercise or eating too [...]

July Reflections and August Goals

My goals for July didn't pan out the way I had expected.  I've done a lot of reflection and realized that I didn't take into consideration what I had in store for the month of July.  We went out of town for the holiday, I had a full party week that included traveling to Jacksonville [...]

By | August 6th, 2014|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Healthy, Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eggs, avocado, roasted green beans, and bacon

This just happened! Eggs, avocado, roasted green beans, and bacon. Mmm mmm good! #activehealthywell #healthyheartybreakfast #nomnom Post by Active. Healthy. Well. Related articles Put an Egg on It! 40 Egg-Topped Recipes We Love for Spring 7 Cool Ways to Use Avocados in the Summer Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus - November 18-22

To lose weight eat saucy foods later in the day

View image | gettyimages.com Everyone knows, whether they want to admit it or not, reducing calories will help you to lose weight. However, just as you should reduce the calorie intake, you need to know when to eat. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the one meal that should not be [...]

By | January 13th, 2014|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Healthy|Tags: , |Comments Off on To lose weight eat saucy foods later in the day