Is Eating Raw Spinach on a Daily Basis Good for You?

by Holly Klamer on July 29, 2016
Health benefits of Spinach

Eating diet high in fruits and vegetables is associated with many health benefits, and it is recommended to eat half your plate as fruits and vegetables at all meal times.  Fruits and vegetables are high in fiber and antioxidants, which can be beneficial for heart health and may help lower […]

What is the Difference Between BMR and RMR?

by Holly Klamer on July 27, 2016

Knowing how many calories your body uses can be important for guiding accurate weight loss and weight maintenance.  The basal metabolic rate (BMR) and resting metabolic rate (RMR) both tell you how many calories your body uses at rest just to support organ function.  These measurements do not include movement; […]

How to Eat Healthy Meals at Restaurants

by Holly Klamer on July 25, 2016
Eat healthy meals at restaurants

According to The United States Healthful Food Council, an average American eats out almost 6 times per week, and almost one third of children in the US eat fast food on any given day.  While more Americans may be trying to eat healthier and watch their food intake because of […]

Soluble fiber vs Insoluble fiber – Which is better for Health and Weight loss

by Holly Klamer on July 22, 2016
soluble vs insoluble fiber

The benefits for eating adequate amounts of dietary fiber include: weight loss, weight maintenance, digestive tract health, regular bowel movements, lowering cholesterol and improve blood sugar levels.  Therefore, getting enough fiber every day should be a goal for everyone.  However, less than half of American adults get the recommended daily […]

What is a Fish Diet and is it Good or Bad?

by Holly Klamer on July 20, 2016
what is a fish diet

Fish and seafood is a source of protein, omega 3’s, minerals and vitamins.  Most fish is considered low in fat and a source of heart healthy fats.  Some research has shown health benefits for eating fish.  The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating about 2 servings of fish per week […]

5 Ways to Fight Excuses and Become a Morning Exerciser

by Holly Klamer on July 18, 2016
How to exercise in the morning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise and participate in strength training exercise at least 2 days a week.  This recommendation is just for general health benefits, but weight loss efforts may […]