How Much Weight Can I Expect to Lose?

How much weight can I lose in a month? That’s a question you may be asking yourself at the beginning of your weight loss journey, and it’s a reasonable one. It makes sense to want to know what you should be aiming for in terms of the pounds you may shed. But when determining weight loss expectations, it’s important to … Read More

3 Tips for Better Time Management

If you feel like there’s not enough time in your day to get everything done, you’re not alone. But, if you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, how do you get better at time management? Dr. Larry Burchett recently sat down with health and wellness expert Caroline Jordan, who offered up three ways that you can manage your … Read More

Do You Need Carbs to Build Muscle?

What effect do carbs in the muscle building process have on your body? Steve Lombardi, an ICU nurse and personal trainer, says it’s true that carbs help build muscle, but they’re a more minor component. Protein is still the name of the game when it comes to packing on muscle without fat, but the importance of carbs in bodybuilding is … Read More

The Simple Motto One Bodybuilder Lives By

All you.” That’s the personal fitness motto of Steve Lombardi, a 60-year-old ICU nurse and personal trainer who has been bodybuilding for almost 50 years. “It’s all you,” Steve says. “You’re the one putting the food in your mouth, you’re the one that’s exercising, and you’re the one that has to take responsibility for it.” Personal accountability and self-discipline are … Read More

Should You Be Worrying About Your Gut Health?

In the last couple of years, the conversation about gut health and probiotics has reached a fever pitch. Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says that this is just the beginning. Although understanding gut health and its effect on our whole-body health is still in the early stages, Allison asserts that it’s important to take stock of what we know … Read More

Is Intermittent Fasting Actually Good for You?

While the definition of ‘intermittent fasting’ is still pretty subjective, dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson defines intermittent fasting as: “The mini-fasts that we do every night” while we sleep. She suggests that by limiting your caloric intake to twelve hours or less and then fasting overnight and not consuming calories for at least twelve hours, you could be doing … Read More

How Brittney Carbone Learned to Love Herself and Overcome Her Addictions

Brittney Carbone was always an active kid. Although her household was deemed “the house to go for junk food,” she stayed skinny by constantly playing sports and by the grace of a child’s high metabolism. Her family appreciated a healthy appetite; she could eat a pound of spaghetti for dinner and wear it as a badge of honor. There was … Read More

How to Eat What You Love in Moderation

This is not about restriction, or going overboard, or depriving yourself,” dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says of healthy eating and weight loss. “This is about ‘most of the time’ and ‘some of the time.’” Eating unhealthy foods as part of a “moderation diet” and achieving healthier eating habits can be difficult for many people trying to lose weight. … Read More

4 Takeaways from Fad Diets that Can Benefit Everyone

Is there one golden diet that’ll work for everyone? Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says no. However, she says that there are four takeaways from popular diets that almost everyone can benefit from when they implement them into their “eat healthy” diet on a daily basis: Healthy eating diet recipes including those from the Atkins diet, Mediterranean diet, Paleo … Read More

When Are the Most Healthy Eating Times?

Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson describes her general approach to healthy eating and weight loss as “simple and realistic.” So based on that approach, it makes sense for the most healthy eating times to be whenever you’re hungry, right? Unless you’re not actually hungry. Allison claims that the first step toward eating healthier and losing weight is to distinguish … Read More