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Eat these Fat Burning Snacks

March 22, 2017 12:53 pm Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

America is a country full of snackers and these added calories are adding inches to our waists at alarming rates. How can we have our preverbal cakes and eat them too without gaining extra weight? Simple, snack smart and your weight will literally fall off. Sounds pretty appetizing doesn’t it? Yes it does.

 


Which Nut is Worth Cracking?

March 22, 2017 12:53 pm Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

Nuts are excellent sources of protein and make great snacks, well at least most of them. Not all nuts are created equally so this helpful guide will help you decide which nuts are worth the crack. Don’t be fooled by some nuts healthiness, others may be terrible for you.

Nuts in general are awesome, they are packed full of nutrients, proteins and heart-healthy fats. This is a simple pros and cons list of all the nuts you’ll encounter.

 


Explore your 5 Senses for a Better Night’s Sleep

March 21, 2017 12:08 pm Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

Searching for a good night’s sleep has become the Holy Grail in our fast-paced over-scheduled day. How can we sleep well when our senses are overloaded? If quality sleep is your goal then you should satisfy all five of your senses and prepare yourself.


Best Ways to Eat Smart

March 20, 2017 12:34 pm Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

Eating smart doesn’t just mean counting calories and not eating processed foods, it means actively understanding why you are eating and enjoying every bite.  Eating smart will help you lose weight because instead of just counting calories you will have a better understanding of what you should eat and why. This understanding is the key to eating smart and taking control of your body. Here are the best ways to eat smart and make mindful decisions.


Always buy these Fruits and Veggies Organic

March 20, 2017 5:32 am Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

Which foods to buy organic usually comes down to your wallet, but now you should always buy these certain foods organic.   A report was just released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) about which foods had the highest amount of pesticides residue in them. The list is provided from the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen,” which are the winners and losers of this study. The EWG analyzed tests performed by the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, so I’d trust these results.


Eating Before Bed: the Good and Bad

March 20, 2017 5:22 am Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

We all do it and immediately feel bad, so how bad exactly is eating before bed? This question is tricky because it’s not exactly a yes or no answer, it’s much more complicated, so let’s check it out. 


Morning Rituals to Improve your Weight Loss

March 20, 2017 5:22 am Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

Starting off the day right will set you on course for meeting your fitness goals. I know that mornings can be hectic, so let's try and nail down these simple things to improve your chances of losing weight.


Most Addicting Foods and Why

March 15, 2017 10:37 am Published by Raul Lay Leave your thoughts

Some of these foods are so enticing we can’t see to stop chomping away until it’s all gone, and that’s when the remorse sets in.  Why are some foods more addicting than others?