Category Archives: Diet Articles

Quick and Easy Low Sugar Baked Apples

Serves: 4 Serving Size: 1 baked apple Carbs Per Serving: 2.6 g Prep Time: Skill Level: Easy [caption id="attachment_1724" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Baked Apple Recipe"][/caption] Ingredients: 4 large good baking apples, such as Rome Beauty, Golden Delicious, or Jonagold (google cooking apple varieties) 1 teaspoon molasses 1/4 cup Fructevia, Steviva Blend or tiny dash Steviva Brands…
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Quick and Simple Low Sugar Autumn Harvest Salad

Quick and Simple Low Sugar Autumn Harvest Salad Serves: 4 Serving Size: 1 1/2 cup Carbs Per Serving: 2.6 g Prep Time:<20 minutes Skill Level: Easy [caption id="attachment_1720" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="low carb autumn harvest salad"][/caption] Ingredients: Vinaigrette Dressing: 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons minced chives 1/2 tablespoon Fructevia, Steviva…
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The Six Degrees of Change

the process of making lasting change to your weight There are six distinct stages that individuals go through in the process of making a lifestyle change. These stages of change also apply to losing weight. Knowing that these stages exist and then being able to recognize them in your own life can help you stay…
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Mitigating Mindless Munching

10 tips on curbing continual consumption Let’s face it, we all do it sometimes. Maybe that bag of pistachios you just can’t stop eating, those chips you just can’t stop dipping; the trail mix that you keep digging into. Welcome to the mindless munching zone. This habit of non-stop snacking will put weight on you.…
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It’s All About the Veggie!

5 reason veggies should fill half your plate with vegetables I’ve never read a diet or nutrition book that advises limiting vegetables. Be it Atkins to Vegan diets, they all advocate the veggie and the more the better. Yet, the bulk of many people’s diets are often meats and starches. All that said, more and…
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Just Say No No to the Yo Yo

the latest wisdom in cutting the sugar out Light-headedness, difficulty concentrating and confusion can strike us all from time to time. But some individuals struggle with these issues on a regular basis, and it may be directly associated with their diet. Hypoglycemia occurs when there is too little sugar in our bloodstream. Our body will…
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Are Your Condiments Killing You?

beware of the hidden sugars in secret sauces Common sense would dictate that a Big Mac with cheese with a side dish of Chicken McNuggets with Barbeque Sauce may lead to your untimely departure from the place we call… the world. Furthermore you might think that it is all the fat and meat (if that…
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Sugar: The Other White Powder That Can Kill

3 facts you need to know Over one decade ago the US population was consuming an average of over 90 pounds of sugar per person per year, according to the USDA. Now, it is over 135 pounds per capita. This has paralleled increases in major chronic illnesses; such has heart disease, cancer, diabetes, amongst other…
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