Be Winterized.

After spending the morning Christmas shopping at the mall and then watching the Patriots play a very snowy game in Chicago (really I was thinking about how thankful I am that it isn’t a home game and I, therefore, don’t have to shovel out my car tomorrow morning), I got to thinking about all of…

Be (Un)Craved.

Picture this…you’re sitting in an armchair, reading your favorite magazine (let’s say Real Simple, my personal fav), and all of a sudden it hits…an evil CRAVING!  You know there is chocolate in the kitchen, and you know you shouldn’t go get it, but you just can’t resist. And maybe its not chocolate, maybe its chips…

Be Super.

What the heck is a “super food”? After seeing this claim plastered all over food labels recently, I decided to delve a little further and look into what a super food actually is. And no, these foods unfortunately don’t wear spandex and large letters on their chests. Turns out “super food” is somewhat of a made…

Be Lost.

Most of us know that you need to cut calories to lose weight, but just how much cutting will it take to help you achieve your weight loss goals? The simple answer: in order to lose 1 pound of weight, you need a 3500 calorie deficit. This caloric deficit can come from cutting calories from…

Be Protein Packed.

Proteins are an essential nutrient that your body craves. High protein diets make you feel fuller quicker and for a longer amount of time. This helps your body go through the day without feeling hungry and causing you to reach for unhealthy snacks. The amount of protein that is recommended varies based on your level…

Be A Mindful Eater.

How many times have you grabbed breakfast as you ran out the door, or eaten your lunch with one hand while typing with the other, not to mention how often we eat in front of the TV or laptop?  Given the fast paced nature of our culture, it is no surprise that we often multi-task…