Healthy Foods – How Do You Know?

Healthy Foods – How Do You Know?

Calorie counting, Dieting, How To Estimate Calories, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized
The other day, I was bored and scrolling down my Facebook the other day (as 99% of all millennials do nowadays) and came upon a post about "healthy foods", shared by one of my friends: Wow, this seems like a really helpful post! If only I could just download all of these images, I'd know exactly when and where to eat Banana-Peanut Butter Toast and Yogurt With Whole Grain Cereal! I should frame them up on my wall, too. And my refrigerator. And save them to my phone, so I can have them handy every single time I go out for food. Except... food doesn't work like that. Especially in the context of dieting. You hear people all the time say things like "Is Chipotle healthy?" or "are avocados good for…
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5 Smart Ways To Avoid Overeating

5 Smart Ways To Avoid Overeating

Calorie counting, Dieting, How To Estimate Calories, Tips and Tricks, Weight loss
So you had a target amount of calories for the day. But your office had free pizza today, so you took a slice. And you got tired in the afternoon, and grabbed a piece of chocolate. And one thing led to another, and... you overate. Dangit. What do you do now? Eat more, because f*** it, you didn't meet your goal anyway right? No, stupid. You sit your butt down and read this article to help you avoid overeating in the future. (more…)
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4 Reasons To Weigh Yourself Every Day

4 Reasons To Weigh Yourself Every Day

Daily reports, Dieting, Motivation, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Weight loss
Look, I get it. You don't like weighing yourself because you're afraid that you've gained some pounds since the last time you've weighed yourself, and you'll feel bad. Or you just don't see the need to weigh yourself more than once in a while. Well, guess what? If you're serious about losing weight, you should probably be weighing yourself every day. It should be the first thing you do every single morning. Here's why: (more…)
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Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Recipes, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized
A lot of people don't find success counting calories because they're not sure exactly how much of each food they're consuming. If you're off the mark by, say... 25%, that can add up to 500 calories a day, which adds up to 1 lb difference a week! Here's the thing about calorie counting: it's really freakin' easy to count if you cook for yourself.  It's so easy, even the Geico cavemen could do it. Why? (more…)
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