Thursday's Tip: Why Antioxidant-Rich Foods are Yummy for Your Health

Antioxidant-packed foods protect healthy tissue in your body by destroying free radicals and also help in fighting and preventing cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic conditions.  Free radicals are formed through normal body processes and through exposure to sun, pollution, cigarette smoke, stress, and the intake of unhealthy food and alcoholic beverages. TheContinue reading “Thursday's Tip: Why Antioxidant-Rich Foods are Yummy for Your Health”

Low Carb Diet: The Basics

  From one diet to another, we all have tried to shed a few pounds every now and then. But one lifestyle change that has worked for me in addition to the schoolgirl skinny plan is a low carb (carbohydrates) diet. The basics For those interested in knowing more about this dietary choice that hasContinue reading “Low Carb Diet: The Basics”

The Write Way to Weight-Loss: Part 1

  The #1 way to lose weight is at your fingertips.  Writing your way to weight loss is as easy as keeping a food journal.  Yes, it does take time to write down everything you have eaten during the day, but a food journal is important to help you cut down on overeating, for self-assessmentContinue reading “The Write Way to Weight-Loss: Part 1”

Health Wise: Food Cravings

Did you know that your specific food cravings, such as chocolate, salty treats, or bread – is your body’s way of communicating to you that perhaps you may be in need of certain nutrients that could fortify your body. That’s right, your food cravings are actually a great way of indicating that something is missingContinue reading “Health Wise: Food Cravings”

You Are What You Eat: Silk Dark Chocolate Almond Milk

    I recently discovered the 8th wonder of the world – Silk Dark Chocolate Almond milk. For those of you need a lactose free alternative to milk, you will enjoy this smooth tasting and delicious dark chocolate treasure. With only 100 calories a cup this dark chocolate almond milk is the perfect solution toContinue reading “You Are What You Eat: Silk Dark Chocolate Almond Milk”

Spring into Your Summer Body Challenge

Now that we have waited all winter for spring to arrive, can we truly say that we are ready to shed our winter clothes for flattering apparel that will show off our best physical attributes? If you are like many who relied on comfort foods over the winter months and holidays, then perhaps you mayContinue reading “Spring into Your Summer Body Challenge”

You Are What You Eat: Food Cravings

Did you know that your specific food cravings, such as chocolate, salty treats, or bread – is your body’s way of communicating to you that perhaps you may be in need of certain nutrients that could fortify your body. That’s right, your food cravings are actually a great way of indicating that something is missingContinue reading “You Are What You Eat: Food Cravings”

You Are What You Eat: Green Tea

Over the holidays, I attempted for the second time to switch from drinking coffee in the morning to green tea.  The first time my wellness doctor shared with me not only the benefits of drinking green tea but also how substituting it for coffee would prove to be more beneficial to my health. Obviously theContinue reading “You Are What You Eat: Green Tea”

You are What You Eat: Bananas

  Starting a new year usually stirs up emotions of new beginnings. Having a fresh start and creating an opportunity to do not only something different from the year before, but something that will ultimately improve your way of life. As a health and wellness expert, I’m always looking for new ways to improve myContinue reading “You are What You Eat: Bananas”

Don’t Skip Breakfast: Golden Rule #4 from How to Be Schoolgirl Skinny®

Continuing with our series which focuses on my upcoming book How to Be Schoolgirl Skinny®: Eat Your Cake and Have Your Figure Too!, which will be available on Amazon.com on September 21st for the special price of $7.25 (50% savings). When you purchase this book on the launch day, you will be eligible to receiveContinue reading “Don’t Skip Breakfast: Golden Rule #4 from How to Be Schoolgirl Skinny®”