Think eggs have too much cholesterol to be good for you? This is one of the worst food myths out there! Since I don't eat meat, I cook up omelets and French toast on repeat. (Hint: Eggs aren't only for breakfast!) There's no better way to get protein, vitamins, and minerals together in one delicious bite. Want to know how to make your eggs even healthier?
I can't always get behind celebrity nutrition advice, but Oprah is one star whose eating habits I can support. She eats delicious, produce-packed meals and isn't afraid of the occasional indulgence. (Hello, wine and dessert!) Want to learn how you can achieve this balance, too?
Wondering what the secrets are to fighting belly fat? Simple lifestyle changes, like making breakfast and including more veggies, can help you lose weight everywhere—including your belly. There are also some star foods that may specifically help target belly fat. Want to read about some of my favorites?
Skipping meals to lose weight? There's no need to go hungry! In fact, you can eat a lot, feel full, and still lose weight! For long-lasting energy without extra calories, I fill up on healthy foods like protein-rich eggs (you can even add powdered eggs to smoothies!) and high-fiber veggie "pasta." Want to hear more smart calorie-saving swaps?
Protein gives you energy, keeps your muscles strong, and helps you feel full. These are the reasons I include it at every meal and snack. Are you getting enough protein? Luckily, you can find protein in a variety of foods—even if you're not a meat eater! Wondering what I add to my plate when I need a little boost?
Do you like to relax with a glass of beer or wine before bedtime? I'm not a big drinker, but I do love my occasional glass of vino (especially Italian reds!). So I had to ask: Is a nightly cocktail good or bad for your health? Turns out your wine habit could actually be helping your heart—and your weight, too! Looking for more reasons to imbibe guilt free?
Thankfully, there’s a weight-loss guide carefully crafted especially for a non-stop lifestyle! If you're like me, your schedule is pretty nuts. And between meetings and deadlines, how do you fit in time for healthy cooking? Yes, you can lose weight with a packed schedule! Take a look at my tips featured in this Beachbody.com blog post.
In the spirit of this new chapter of a year, I’ve rounded up some of the best foods to eat this year. I always love adding new foods to my plate. And turns out that what’s old is new with 2017 food trends, which means plenty of my favorite nutritious staples are on trend—plus some new surprises, of course!
Let’s face it: Weight loss is difficult this time of year. Even as a registered dietitian nutritionist, I know the struggle of wanting to chow down on one too many baked goods when faced with a holiday dessert buffet. However, taking control of my food choices during winter festivities can help prevent weight gain this season. Together, we can tackle the holidays, possibly even ending up a few pounds lighter!
Ruby red pomegranates are in season! Pomegranate arils are filled with fiber and add a delicious crunch to French toast. look forward to pomegranate season every year, which starts in October and goes through January. The seeds of the fruit, called arils, are so crunchy and juicy. They're healthy, too: They're bursting with antioxidants and satiating fiber.