• Sleep More, Weigh Less

    It’s true: Being short on sleep can really affect your weight . While you weren’t sleeping, your body cooked up a perfect recipe for weight gain. When you’re short on sleep , it’s easy to lean on a large latte to get moving. You might be tempted to skip exercise ( too tired ), get […]

  • What are Anti-Oxidants and Why Do I Need Them?

    You may have heard a lot about antioxidants in conjunction with good health and avoiding diseases. These powerful substances, which mostly come from the fresh fruits and vegetables we eat, prohibit (and in some cases even prevent), the oxidation (see below) of other molecules in the body creating free-radicals. The benefits of antioxidants are very […]

  • Best Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain!

    Instead of piling your plate a mile high with things that don’t really tantalize your taste buds (fruit cake, we’re looking at you!), pick only the foods that give you true enjoyment. If something doesn’t make you swoon, leave it on the sideline. Feeling guilty after eating foods you don’t usually allow yourself to eat […]

  • The Dieter’s Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

    When a beloved holiday only comes once per year, it’s often difficult to avoid giving into temptation. Unfortunately, indulging yourself too much during Thanksgiving can easily lead to weight gain of one or more pounds. For many people, the extra holiday weight becomes a permanent gain. But if you’re on a monitored weight loss program […]

  • Tips for Your New Exercise Routine

    A personalized weight loss program in Orlando, FL, should include an exercise component. First, a specialist will conduct a weight loss assessment before customizing an exercise routine that is right for you . When you’re first beginning a monitored weight loss program, it’s helpful to focus on small steps. Look for ways of incorporating more […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Herb Stuffed Pork Loin

    INGREDIENTS: 1 Boneless pork loin roast (3lbs) ¼ C. Dijon mustard 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. Salt 1/3 C. chives, minced 2-3/4 tsp. pepper divided 4 tsp. rubbed sage 1 Tbsp. Olive oil 2 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. dried rosemary INSTRUCTIONS: Pre-heat oven to 350 °. Start about a third in from one […]

  • The Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

    In modern times, fasting is often perceived to be an extreme choice, but human beings naturally evolved to adapt well to periods of fasting. When done as part of a personalized weight loss program, intermittent fasting can lead to overall wellness benefits as well as a slimmer silhouette. Consider visiting a center in Orlando, FL, […]

  • How to Burn Those Thanksgiving Calories | Infographic

    We all love to indulge on Thanksgiving, but have you ever given any thought to how many calories you need to burn for that extra helping of turkey or that piece of pumpkin pie? Check out the infographic below to learn just how many calories you’d need to burn in order to work off your […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

    INGREDIENTS: 3 C. fresh white mushrooms (about 12-15) 1 – 6 oz. can crabmeat 3 scallions sliced thin ¼ tsp. dried oregano ¼ tsp. dried thyme ¼ C. shredded cheddar cheese 4 oz. fat free cream cheese ¼ C. grated parmesan cheese 3 Tbsp. parmesan for topping Black pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Rinse and […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Friendship Peppers

    INGREDIENTS: 18 Mini Mixed Whole Red, Yellow & Orange peppers (equal to 3 cups) 6 oz. Friendship Farmers Cheese 1Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar ½ Tsp. Dry Dill Seasoning 1/8 Tsp. Dry Garlic Salt 1 Tsp. Lemon Juice 1/8 C. Chopped Cilantro INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Mix Balsamic Vinegar, Friendship Farmers Cheese, Dill, Garlic Salt, Lemon juice & chopped […]