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10 foods that can cause a weight-loss plateau

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 20180 Comments

Have you recently stopped making weight-loss progress? It could be your diet. Certain foods can cause a weight-loss plateau, even if you’ve otherwise been making healthy choices and exercising regularly. Many foods generally touted as healthier options — such as granola bars, diet soda, and rice cakes — could actually be stalling your weight-loss progress instead of helping you reach your goals. Fortunately, scaling back on these foods or avoiding them altogether can help you …

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The 10 worst drinks for your body

In Nutrition by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 28th, 2018

What you drink can have more calories than an entire meal, not to mention loads of sugar, artificial ingredients, and other unhealthy additives.  Some of the worst drinks for your body are marketed as “heath drinks”. It doesn’t help that many beverage labels are misleading. You may think you’re making a healthy choice by choosing a drink that reads “all natural,” but this type of language isn’t regulated by the FDA, and food manufacturers could …

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10 foods nutritionists never eat

In Nutrition by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC September 1st, 2018

There are foods nutritionists never eat. We’ve pulled together a list of 10 foods that nutritionists avoid at all costs. Nutritionists may not necessarily always agree on what constitutes a healthy diet — in part because differences in our genetic makeup influence how people respond to and process different foods. 1. Artificial sweeteners Sugar-free is always better for you, right? Not necessarily. Artificial sweeteners, also referred to as non-nutritive sweeteners, have been linked to numerous …

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6 common foods that have been linked to cancer

In Health and Wellness by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 30th, 20180 Comments

Carcinogens are substances that have been proven to cause cancer, or that have been strongly linked to cancer — such as tobacco, asbestos, and pesticides. Carcinogens are also often found in everyday foods that you and your loved ones may be eating on a regular basis. A few common foods people eat daily are linked to cancer. Alcohol, blackened meats, and processed meats like hot dogs and pepperoni are among the most common foods linked …

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Tiny diet changes that can lead to big results

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 31st, 20180 Comments

Research shows that people who make gradual small changes to their diets over a period of time fare better with weight loss in the long run. Making small diet changes that you can stick to for the long-term is more effective than trying to change everything at once. One of the first things people do when they decide to lose weight is give their diet a complete makeover. Unhealthy foods with low nutritional value such …

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How does green coffee bean help with weight loss?

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 20180 Comments

Green coffee bean extract seems to be the newest miracle weight-loss supplement. What is it, how is it different from regular coffee, and how can it help you lose weight? What is green coffee bean? Green coffee beans are simply regular coffee beans that are unroasted. Normally, coffee beans are roasted to produce the smoky, aromatic flavor that we all know and love. But for green coffee extract, the beans are left in their raw, …