Is a Calorie a Calorie? Not According to Research.

For years, nutrition experts have been saying that “a calorie is a calorie” – that as long as you were staying within your allotted calorie goals and exercising enough, you’d lose weight. But new research is showing that this actually might not be as true as once thought. The timing of a meal may be…

Self Love for Weight Loss: The Importance of Being Nice to Yourself

Would you look at your best friend and tell her that she’s not good enough? Not pretty enough? Not thin enough? Would you tell your mom or sister or cousin that she’s terrible for veering off of her “diet” and that she should beat herself up over it and get lost in the guilt? No?…

B12 Injections: Benefits Beyond Weight Loss

The body relies on a constant internal balance of vitamins and minerals to function at its best. Unfortunately, today’s standard American diet is high in everything we don’t need and low in the essential nutrients that we do. When trying to lose weight, it’s not just about extra calories and fat, the right balance of…

Ditch the Candy: Tips for Getting Through Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching and we’re not sure what’s scarier: the ghosts and goblins running through the streets or the sheer amount of Halloween candy overcrowding the shelves. Everywhere you look there are bags and bags of chocolates, chewy candies, and sour candies and it seems like they’re practically calling out to you. But these…