Snacks Before Bed: What is Safe to Eat?

If you’re going to eat before bed-time, be mindful of what you eat. First off, let me start by saying that eating just before bed is generally frowned upon in terms of weight-loss. Late-night eating can make your sleep more restless, and is generally lumped in with...

How and Why You Should Choose Low-Glycemic Foods

Eating foods low on the glycemic index has proven health benefits. When it comes to diet, we obviously know that what we eat has a huge impact on our overall health. There are a lot of different rules and ideas out there on what not to eat, but if you look at the big...
How to Prevent Gallstones in Women

How to Prevent Gallstones in Women

Gallstones affect more women than men every year. A gallstone attack is no laughing matter. Gallstone attacks are twice as likely to affect men as women, and factors that can increase the likelihood of an attack are excess weight, pregnancy, birth control pills,...
Five Foods to Stop Buying Now

Five Foods to Stop Buying Now

Making the right food choices is instrumental in any fitness or weight-loss plan. For most people, food is one of the most difficult things to control. If you are a working mom like me, then you know that during the day it is difficult to make healthy food choices,...
Are you Drinking Too Much Coffee?

Are you Drinking Too Much Coffee?

We all love our java, but how much caffeine is too much? As a working mom, I would never eschew anyone their morning cup of coffee. For most American’s coffee is either the reason they get up in the morning, or the reason they stay awake during the day. Caffeine, when...