A Letter to the Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40

Dear Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40, I have been struggling a bit with what to write to help you with recently until I read a post on the Fit Found Me's Facebook Women Over 40 Losing Weight and Living Healthy group page. First, I am truly sorry you are feeling discouraged in your weight loss goals....more

Sugar Addiction: How I Broke Free

If you are like me, you love sugar. I love doughnuts, chocolate, pies, cakes, ice cream - practically anything with a high amount of sugar. I had a sugar addiction. However, I love how I feel right now more. I dramatically reduced my sugar intake over a year ago and will never look back. Sure, I have the occasional forbidden sugar loaded item, but I am ever so careful as I do not want to awake the sleeping giant, the sugar addiction....more

Amazing Bone Broth

If you’ve read anything related to health and dieting in the last 3 months then you know about Bone Broth.Touted as the real miracle cure to weight loss, inflammation, cellulite, fat loss and even wrinkles.So simple yet so amazingly beneficial. Bone Broth has the health, wellness and Paleo community buzzing....more
You could put all these ingredients in a slow cooker in the morning and it would be ready to ...more

How much sugar is in your favorite coffee drink?

Are you drinking coffee or are you drinking a huge amount of sugar?Flavored drinks sold by coffee chains like Starbucks may contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar, according to new research conducted by a British campaign group – Action on Sugar.That’s about as much sugar as in 3 cans of Coke and more than three times the maximum adult daily intake recommended by the American Heart Association.Surprised?...more

What we learned about eating on our way to better living

When Hubby was first diagnosed with cancer, we asked about diet and exercise. One urologist said, “I heard lycopene is good for prostate cancer, and tomatoes have lycopene, so you might want to eat more tomatoes.”“Good,” said Hubby out of earshot of the doctor. “I’ll add more tomatoes to my Big Macs and I’ll be just fine.” And so, Hubby and I were left to our own devices as a newly-diagnosed couple....more

PCOS and Infertility

PCOS is the most common type of female endocrine disorder and one of the leading causes of female infertility. However, there is certainly hope for women with this condition and it is often an easy intervention. Sometimes we treat this diagnosis with Metformin, a medication that can help to normalize hormone levels. If this is unsuccessful, a few months of a pill called Clomid may help induce ovulation and then conception may occur. If all else fails, in vitro fertilization is extremely successful when used to overcome PCOS-related infertility....more

Yellow Lentil Soup

Moong Dal Soup is a healthy, oil-free, and nutritious comfort food that can be prepared in less than 25 minutes. This is vegan and gluten free and will be loved by people of all age group.Moong dal is rich in protein, iron and loaded with vitamins. It is also low in calorie and when consumed it keeps you full longer, and therefore can be useful for those who want to lose weight....more

Fat-Free Spinach Broccoli Patties

Fat-Free Spinach Broccoli Patties is a very healthy, easy to make appetizer or snack that uses broccoli, spinach and chickpea flour as the main ingredients and can be prepared in less than 20 minutes. These patties are crispy on the outside with soft and chewy texture inside. This recipe is vegan and gluten free....more

Is a cleanse diet right for you? 'Shred Power Cleanse' details

Cleanse diets have become increasingly popular in recent years. The idea of cleansing your body while shedding pounds, especially during the New Year, offers the appeal of a quick way to jump-start those New Year Resolutions....more

Thai Style Quinoa Soup

Thai Style Quinoa Soup is a spicy, healthy and oil-free soup that is flavorful and a perfect companion on a winter afternoon. As most of you may already know, thai cuisine is one of my families favorite and have featured several thai recipes on this blog....more
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