4 Macro-Friendly Fast Food Choices Under 400 Calories

Are there any fast food choices that are healthy? That depends on how you define “healthy.” I like to think of healthier foods as foods that are relatively low in calories, but contain plenty of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) per calorie. I wouldn’t expect to obtain a ton of micronutrients from fast food, but as … Continue reading 4 Macro-Friendly Fast Food Choices Under 400 Calories

Healthy Food vs. Junk Food: Understanding True Differences Between Ingredients and Prices

Many people don't have a good understanding of the differences between healthy food and junk food. They assume healthy food is better, but also more expensive. Is this really the case? Let's take a closer look. Let's examine the breakdown of calories first. Calories are a unit of measurement for energy. You may have heard that 1 calorie is is … Continue reading Healthy Food vs. Junk Food: Understanding True Differences Between Ingredients and Prices

The Strategic Guide to Weight Loss for Beginners: 3 Steps Everyone Should Follow When Starting a Program

Weight loss can be intimidating, especially when you are first starting out. Maybe you have a lot of weight to lose and have no idea where to start. Maybe you've heard of different methods that have worked for others, but aren't sure if they are right for you. What can beginners do to ensure their weight loss plan is successful? … Continue reading The Strategic Guide to Weight Loss for Beginners: 3 Steps Everyone Should Follow When Starting a Program

The Unlikely Inspiration for My 30 Pound Weight Loss Journey

An inspirational movie may be the spark that ignites your weight loss journey. At least that was the case for me. One night in September 2009, I was lounging around on my couch flipping through channels. A few months earlier, my cable provider had cancelled the NFL network and as a consolation, they offered me … Continue reading The Unlikely Inspiration for My 30 Pound Weight Loss Journey