Summer cooking tips – how to make your vegetables last longer

When it comes to single living, the one thing that I have a hard time with is keeping fruits and vegetables fresh. Sometimes I buy too much with my grocery order. I always feel guilty if I let food go bad and am looking for innovative ways to make these foods last longer. I've learned … Continue reading Summer cooking tips – how to make your vegetables last longer

Fad diets to avoid at all costs

During my time as an internet moderator for a weight loss support group, I've learned a lot about fad diets. Before joining the group, I had absolutely no clue what intermittent fasting was or how ketosis actually worked. The group I moderate has nearly 10,000 members from around the globe. It's a great group. But … Continue reading Fad diets to avoid at all costs

The importance of sleep and how to rest well

Regulating sleep schedules without the use of medicine or supplements Sleep plays a vital role in our overall health. Not only is sleep crucial for daily life, but it is also an important part of weight loss and fitness. In continuation of my fitness challenge theme; and this week's goal to improve my sleep habits, … Continue reading The importance of sleep and how to rest well

Battling the elements – heat, humidity and exercise when trying to lose weight

For fitness tips this weekend, I want to talk a little about what the humidity does to our bodies - especially for women, hormones and those who are trying to lose weight in this summer heat. My ankles were so swollen last night that I realized it must have been the humidity and the combination … Continue reading Battling the elements – heat, humidity and exercise when trying to lose weight