Energy Density and Weight Loss

It may sound like a complicated concept, but a low energy density diet may secretly be one of the easiest diets to manage. Energy density is the idea that the food we eat has a certain amount of energy (calories) in a certain amount of weight (grams). The more energy […]

Is Dark Chocolate Healthy?

Is Dark Chocolate Healthy

Don’t get too excited though, that does not mean you can go eat all the dark chocolate you want – the sugars, fats, and calories still count and can quickly negate any of the health benefits when over indulged. However, enjoying a small, controlled portion of the right type of […]

Tart Cherry Juice Trend on Tik Tok (Good for Weight Loss?)

Tart Cherry Juice Trend on Tik Tok Good for Weight Loss?

We took a deep dive into the research and there is a large body of scientific studies that support many of the health benefits posted on social media with one initial study indicating potential benefits for weight loss. Let’s take a closer look at the claims. First, what does Tik […]

Prediabetes Symptoms and Treatment

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What is Prediabetes? Prediabetes is a health condition that precedes type 2 diabetes. With prediabetes the blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. According to the […]

Ozempic (Semaglutide) for Weight Loss

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1.1 About Ozempic Ozempic is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analog prescription medication that was approved by the FDA as an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes in 2017; however, the manufacturer of Ozempic (Novo Nordisk) was recently able to get Semaglutide medication approved for weight loss under the brand name […]

Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) for Weight Loss in Houston, TX

Eli Lilly’s Mounjaro (Tirzepatide), like Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy, is a GLP-1 medication and it is the first drug of its kind to be FDA approved for blood glucose control in type 2 diabetics. Along with this recent groundbreaking approval, there is also excitement among medical professionals about Mounjaro’s potential weight […]

Best Low-Carb Weight Loss Tips and Foods

One of the most popular methods of losing weight is by going low-carb — in large part because it’s relatively simple, but also because it’s very effective for so many people. It can be difficult to adjust to, but once you get the hang of it, it’s pretty easy. Other […]

Low Carb Stacked Chicken Enchiladas

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Traditional enchiladas are often loaded with fats from rich sauces, cheeses, and meat along with high carb tortillas resulting in overall excessive calories. This recipe lightens everything up by using Greek yogurt in the sauce, lean chicken breast rather than thighs, reduced fat Mexican blend shredded cheese (found in most […]

Low Carb Chicken Quesadillas

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Eating low carb can be a lot of fun if you love cheese and tortillas. You’re probably familiar with the concept of choosing a wrap as opposed to a sandwich in order to eat less carbohydrates. And while it’s true that tortillas will have less carbs than bread, until recently […]

Low Fat Caldo de Pollo (Chicken Soup)

Caldo de Pollo is a perfect soup for cold weather… when it happens. Soups in general are an excellent way to feel full on less calories – see the energy density diet for more on that. There are as many versions of caldo de pollo as there are of chicken […]