The Fourth of July is about celebrating our independence with fireworks, barbecues and, yes, treats too. This twist on your typical fruit dish will be just the simple and healthy dessert you need to make your BBQ a hit! Start by cutting the rounded ends off of the watermelon. Next, take a large knife and trace…

By now, pretty much everyone and their mom has heard the saying “abs are made in the kitchen,” and this is true! But don’t forget that abs are sculpted in the gym. Your abdominal muscles function just like any other muscle in your body, and require work and effort to get those chiseled abs you’re…

Starches come in all different shapes and sizes: cereals, toast, muffins, oatmeal, potatoes, pasta, beans, tortillas, rice cakes—just to name a few. But did you know that eating too much starch can have the same effect as eating too much sugar? Starch is made of glucose (a.k.a.: sugar) and when digested, is broken down into…

Weight loss goals can prove to be hard enough without unwanted food traps popping up along your journey. Learn about some of the most common traps and how to avoid them for healthier choices! Salad Bars. A plate full of veggies is always a great option, but many unhealthy additions available at the salad bar…

Don’t undo all of your hard work in the gym as we head into the warmer weather. Use these tips to beat weight gain and overindulgence while still enjoying your next vacation! Stick to lean proteins & veggies. Fill your plate with high-fiber options and healthy high-protein foods to keep you full and energized throughout…

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