the KETO diet

People seem to be obsessed with the keto diet, but are there side effects? What foods are allowed? Here’s what you need to know about keto. Every couple years, some diet or another takes the country by storm, promising you’ll be bikini body ready before swimsuit season and that your […]

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is making its way into weight loss conversations quite a bit lately, thanks to recent scientific research supporting its use — not to mention the number of people willing to write books about it. The idea of not eating for an entire day isn’t too appealing to everyone, […]

Roasted Cumin Shrimp and Apsparagus

INGREDIENTS 1 cup couscous 1 navel orange Kosher salt Pepper 20 pt. large shrimp, peeled, and deveined 2 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/4 tsp. cayenne 1 lb. thin asparagus, trimmed INSTRUCTIONS 1. Place couscous in bowl. Top with juice of 1/2 orange and 1 cup hot tap […]

Mexican Eggs Benedict

INGREDIENTS 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped ⅓ cup chopped avocado (¼ avocado) 2 Tbsp finely chopped red onion 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro 2 tsp fresh lime juice ½ tsp salt ⅛ tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp white vinegar 8 large eggs 8 cups baby spinach 4 […]

Healthy Greek Chicken Bowl

INGREDIENTS 1 cup whole milk greek yogurt 1 cucumber 1 tsp garlic powder, divided 2½ tsp salt, divided 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 Tbsp. white vinegar 1 Tbsp. dill, (minced fresh dill, dried dill weed, or dill paste all work fine) 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts […]

Mediterranean Diet

Likely you’ve heard a lot of talk in the press about this new, but very old, diet: the Mediterranean Diet. This diet is being used to help manage or correct numerous health issues, weight loss being one of the many. And really, when you get down to it, by correcting […]

Biggest Loser Diet

Biggest Loser Diet, popularized by the hit television show The Biggest Loser, is a diet aimed at weight loss and disease prevention. The general concept of the diet is that, by following a set plan, followers can jump start their weight loss journey. It is also designed to help patients […]

Jenny Craig

The Jenny Craig diet is extremely popular because no food or drink is completely off limits – even dessert and alcohol! These items are not meant to be consumed in excess, but the diet does allow for the occasional splurge. Yet, like any diet, Jenny Craig has its pros and […]

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers was founded in 1963 in Queens, NY. Weight Watchers helps patients lose weight, while also promoting a healthier lifestyle. About Weight Watchers The goal of weight watchers is not only weight loss, but also gaining long-term healthy diet and exercise habits that help keep the weight off. There […]

Glycemic Index

Not all carbs are created equal. That’s the idea behind the glycemic index, which assigns numbers to foods in order to measure how they will affect a person’s blood sugar levels. Spikes and drops in blood sugar levels can lead to fatigue and cravings. This can occur as a result […]