Tag Archives: Lorraine Matthews-Antosiewicz

How I barely escaped my family legacy of obesity

Without a doubt, the cards were stacked against me growing up. My mother and grandmother were morbidly obese, other relatives were overweight, and our eating environment was not what I would call healthy. Meals mostly revolved around white bread with … Continue reading

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A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball. Ready? It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Can Speed Weight Loss

There’s one thing I never leave home without – my water bottle. This wasn’t always the case though. Some years ago, I never gave much thought to drinking water and the importance of staying well hydrated. Water tasted boring to … Continue reading

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Tips to stop stress eating (+ stress busting foods!)

Stress is one of the most common causes of overeating and weight gain. Can you relate? Your day gets busy, life feels overwhelming, and you find yourself (without much thought) inhaling a sugary fatty “treat” because you think it’s going … Continue reading

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Get Cooking –Tips and Recipes for Fast Weeknight Meals

Now, let’s Get Cooking! Here are a few cooking tips and tricks to help you get a tasty meal on the table in no time and feel good about what everyone is eating. 1. Plan Ahead You’ll be more efficient … Continue reading

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What Sugar and Fat Have in Common – and why you should care

Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading

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5 Guilt-Free Holiday Eating Strategies – and a yummy recipe

Are you tired of feeling guilty for indulging in your favorite holiday foods? It’s time for a change. This holiday season, eat the food you want (guilt-free); and do it without packing on the pounds. That’s right! With a few … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Get You Grocery Shopping Like a Nutrition Pro

Having the right ingredients in your kitchen is a necessity if you want to cook up healthy meals; and this requires regular grocery shopping. However, making your way to the grocery store every week can feel like an overwhelming task … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy (and on budget) While Traveling for Business

Traveling for business can be challenging with extended hours on a plane or in a car, hectic agendas and long meetings with colleagues. You barely have time to sleep let alone think about how you will find healthy food. However, … Continue reading

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Get Cooking and Start Losing!

If you are trying to lose some weight, I’ve got some really exciting news for you. A recent study published in Public Health Nutrition Journal suggests that people who cook at home most of the time consume generally healthier meals … Continue reading

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