Weight Loss Archive

  • Did you know that for many people, simply increasing meal frequency (eating more often) has been shown to facilitate weight-loss? We’re led to believe that excessive exercise and caloric deficit is the key to weight loss, and while possibly effective in the short-term, may promote serious health issues and weight gain when used long-term.

    Building Up to Fat Loss – [3 Practical Weight Loss Tips]

    Did you know that for many people, simply increasing meal frequency (eating more often) has been shown to facilitate weight-loss? We’re led to believe that excessive exercise and caloric deficit is the key to weight loss, and while possibly effective in the short-term, may promote serious health issues and weight gain when used long-term.

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  • Weight loss and fat loss are often two very different things. While we speak in terms of weight, scales, diets and calories, what we really should be discussing is food quality, hormones, strength training and stress.

    Ditch the Scale for Healthy Weight Loss: Part 1

    Weight loss and fat loss are often two very different things. While we speak in terms of weight, scales, diets and calories, what we really should be discussing is food quality, hormones, strength training and stress.

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  • What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

    What Your Body Fat Says About You

    What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

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  • 10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

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  • Eating out doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply knowing what to look for can be the difference between a 250 calorie meal and a 1000 calorie meal. Face it, we...

    How to Eat Healthy on the Go

    Eating out doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply knowing what to look for can be the difference between a 250 calorie meal and a 1000 calorie meal. Face it, we...

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  • This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

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  • NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can result...

    Managing Stress: Part 2

    NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can result...

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  • Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost that provides the drive and energy to help people get through situations like exams or work deadlines. However, an extreme amount of stress can have health consequences, affecting the immune, cardiovascular, and neuroendocrine and central nervous systems, and take a severe emotional toll.

    Managing Stress: Part 1

    Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost that provides the drive and energy to help people get through situations like exams or work deadlines. However, an extreme amount of stress can have health consequences, affecting the immune, cardiovascular, and neuroendocrine and central nervous systems, and take a severe emotional toll.

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  • Food for Thought: Seeing as May is national herb week, I thought it pertinent to briefly reflect on the importance of herbs in our day-to-day lives as well as many...

    Healing Power of Herbs

    Food for Thought: Seeing as May is national herb week, I thought it pertinent to briefly reflect on the importance of herbs in our day-to-day lives as well as many...

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  • In today’s fast paced society it’s not uncommon to turn to a meal replacement bar or shake to help you get through the day. Let’s face it, not everyone has the time (or the desire) to shop, prep and cook every single meal. Use the following ingredients to formulate the perfect weight loss and meal replacement shake.

    The Healthiest Meal Replacement Shake for Weight Loss

    In today’s fast paced society it’s not uncommon to turn to a meal replacement bar or shake to help you get through the day. Let’s face it, not everyone has the time (or the desire) to shop, prep and cook every single meal. Use the following ingredients to formulate the perfect weight loss and meal replacement shake.

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  • At the beginning of March, I had the pleasure of traveling to Atmore, AL to do some nutritional coaching with the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe. As is the case with...

    Ask These 5 Questions Before Every Meal

    At the beginning of March, I had the pleasure of traveling to Atmore, AL to do some nutritional coaching with the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe. As is the case with...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay We need food to live. We need the nutrients in food to live even more so. So it is of great importance to maximize nutrient retention in...

    Shopping Farmer’s Market’s – A Guide to Freshness

    By Kaitlin Mackay We need food to live. We need the nutrients in food to live even more so. So it is of great importance to maximize nutrient retention in...

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  • by Kaitlin Mackay A hot topic on the market is coconut oil. Should you use it? Is it harmful or is it good for you? Ben once said to me,...

    Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe?

    by Kaitlin Mackay A hot topic on the market is coconut oil. Should you use it? Is it harmful or is it good for you? Ben once said to me,...

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  • Random Reflection #1: Fat loss Success We had some serious fat loss in 2012, but more importantly, helped our clients get healthier and improve their lifestyles.  I wanted to give...

    January Newsletter: Random Reflections from 2012

    Random Reflection #1: Fat loss Success We had some serious fat loss in 2012, but more importantly, helped our clients get healthier and improve their lifestyles.  I wanted to give...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay In March, Starbucks bought Evolution Fresh, a company providing high-end smoothies and juices for its consumers. Two juice bars have opened so far, the first in Belluvue,...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 3

    By Kaitlin Mackay In March, Starbucks bought Evolution Fresh, a company providing high-end smoothies and juices for its consumers. Two juice bars have opened so far, the first in Belluvue,...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay Ohhhhhh juicing, how I love thee. In How Juicing Can Benefit You, I covered the basics of juicing, why it’s so good for you, why people juice,...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 2

    By Kaitlin Mackay Ohhhhhh juicing, how I love thee. In How Juicing Can Benefit You, I covered the basics of juicing, why it’s so good for you, why people juice,...

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  • How Juicing Can Benefit You by: Kaitlin Mackay If you are tired of hearing “Eat more fruits and vegetables!” you’re not alone. Fruits and vegetables should be a staple in...

    How Juicing Can Benefit You

    How Juicing Can Benefit You by: Kaitlin Mackay If you are tired of hearing “Eat more fruits and vegetables!” you’re not alone. Fruits and vegetables should be a staple in...

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  • As we head into the hot summer months and the clothing peels off, we all want to look good for swimsuit season. We want to lose fat, be lean and...

    Metabolic Boosting Summer Foods

    As we head into the hot summer months and the clothing peels off, we all want to look good for swimsuit season. We want to lose fat, be lean and...

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  • Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral ultimately...

    Magnesium: The Mineral You Need

    Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral ultimately...

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  • Improved Health thru Better Digestion Ben Brown, Nutritionist, Owner, Body Systems Healing & Performance As you may already know, the process of digestion begins not in the mouth or the...

    Improved Health through Better Digestion and Stomach Healing

    Improved Health thru Better Digestion Ben Brown, Nutritionist, Owner, Body Systems Healing & Performance As you may already know, the process of digestion begins not in the mouth or the...

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  • Here’s a great little “Rant” from one of my body fat loss clients, Michele Balzano: “Everyone is curious to how to lose weight and get in shape. I am no...

    Get in Shape “Rant”

    Here’s a great little “Rant” from one of my body fat loss clients, Michele Balzano: “Everyone is curious to how to lose weight and get in shape. I am no...

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  • You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal and...

    What is your New Years Resolution? Weight Loss?

    You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal and...

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  • I wanted to put together an easy and nutritious recipe for a dish that can be done all in one pot, be-it, a crock-pot or large soup pot.  The benefits...

    One Pot Turkey Chili

    I wanted to put together an easy and nutritious recipe for a dish that can be done all in one pot, be-it, a crock-pot or large soup pot.  The benefits...

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  • How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or the...

    The WHOLE Truth about Inflammation

    How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or the...

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  • “Eat less saturated fat” has been the take home message from the US government for the last 40 years. While Americans have dutifully reduced caloric intake from saturated fat since...

    The WHOLE Truth about Low Fat Diets

    “Eat less saturated fat” has been the take home message from the US government for the last 40 years. While Americans have dutifully reduced caloric intake from saturated fat since...

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