4 Pillars of Weight Gain: The Root Causes

Frustrated with your weight loss progress (or lack thereof)? You’re certainly not alone. Today, I’m sharing the 4 root causes of weight gain that we all experience, plus some tips to help you overcome each of them.

Why Obesity Isn’t a Choice: The Causes

Society has come a long way when it comes to body positivity, but there’s still a huge amount of stigma around being overweight, and even more so around being obese. Many people believe that obesity is a choice - it’s not.

Why GLP-1s Work for Weight Loss

Weight loss is more than just diet and exercise - it’s not entirely a battle of calories in, versus calories out. Our bodies often don’t want us to lose weight beyond a certain point, and so will drive our hormones out of wack to keep us feeling hungry. So, what can we do to overcome these hormones? 


4 Myths About Exercise and Weight Loss You Probably Believe!
For every good piece of information out there about diet, exercise, and weight loss, there’s a bad piece. While most of this misinformation is spread out of ignorance, it leads many people to try things that don’t work, leading them to give up on their weight loss journey before it’s begun. Here are 4 weight loss myths you likely believe.
10 Healthy Holiday Food Swaps to Make This Season
The holiday season is rarely the healthiest one, and even the best among us usually let loose and put on a pound or two. Fortunately, it’s easy to limit the damage when you make these healthy holiday food swaps! Click here to find out my favorite sneaky healthy holiday food swaps for the coming season. 
Is Sweetener Better Than Sugar? The Truth & Which to Choose
So, we start to look for alternatives to satisfy our sweet tooth, but are artificial sweeteners actually a better alternative to sugar? We asked Dr. Nancy about the most popular sweeteners so you can learn whether they’re actually better for you, and which you should choose.
Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Poop
Very few of us (especially women!) want to talk poop – in fact, you may not even like to pay attention to your own poop. However, it’s important to remember that there’s a lot of information you can gleam from what’s going on back there. So, what do you need to know? 
7 Foods to Keep You Healthy Through Fall
Fall is here and there’s no better time to be eating foods that boost your immune system. The weather always makes catching a cold from someone else much more likely. If you’d like to avoid catching a cold this fall (and who wouldn’t?) make sure your meals are full of these 7 foods.
7 Ways to Conquer Your Sugar Addiction
Feeding your sugar addiction may be delicious, but that’s its only benefit. If you’ve decided to kick the habit and embrace better health, we’re with you. Here are our top 7 tips to conquer your sugar addiction for good.
6 Clear Signs You Are Addicted to Sugar
If you find it difficult to go a whole day without a soda, chocolate, or cookie, you may be addicted to sugar. Sugar addiction is far more common than most of us think. Worried you may be addicted to sugar? 
6 Best Foods for Boosting Your Metabolism
If you’re over the age of 25, you probably have mixed feelings about your metabolism. Now, as adults, we usually think of our metabolisms with disappointment. Why can’t it be faster? Well - it can. Read on here to learn the 6 best metabolism-boosting foods.
How to Boost Your Metabolism When Dieting
We’d all love a fast metabolism – it would finally be easy to lose that weight that just won’t shift and we’d be able to eat something a little indulgent from time to time without knowing that it’s going to bump you back up a couple of pounds for the next two weeks.
5 Ways Vitamin Deficiencies Affect Your Metabolism
When we think about it, few people actually understand what the metabolism is or how it works, which is essential if you want to help it get faster. One of the biggest factors is vitamins – read on here to learn more.
Baked Zucchini Chips with Yogurt Dipping Sauce
This fun recipe is yummy enough for kids and delicious enough for adults. It’s perfect for a tray of scrumptious hors d’oeuvres or as a light vegetable side dish served individually or family style.
Top 4 Healthy Oils You Should Be Cooking With
Not all oils are equal when it comes to cooking, baking or just eating. Oils have a variety of cholesterol levels, fats, and vitamins. So, what are the best oils you should consider when cooking?