Richard Bragg

5 Foods That Cause Weight Gain

Dollarphotoclub_57508944 copyThere are thousands of foods that impact your body in a negative way, leading to weight gain, diseases and more. We are going to narrow down the list to a few of the most common, and the extent of their negative impact on the human body. After you learn what some of these foods are doing to your body, you will be rushing to the pantry to throw them away! [Read more…]

5 Worst “Healthy” Snacks

Dollarphotoclub_48947960 copyMany snacks seem healthy. When we get into the habit of eating things that look healthier than they are, we can easily pack on pounds and ruin our weight loss efforts.

We are going to share with you, a couple of unhealthy snacks that are commonly mistaken for healthy. [Read more…]

6 Foods For Avid Snackers

Dollarphotoclub_49943437 copyLet’s be honest, are you a snacker?

Snacking can either be used to promote, or ruin your journey to meeting your weight loss goals. So why not promote it? There are certain snacks that you can eat that will have absolutely no negative impact on your healthy lifestyle.

With the help of this handy list of healthy snacks, you will be able to maintain your healthy lifestyle, without feeling like you are starving yourself. [Read more…]

5 Mindsets That Ruin Weight Loss Progress

Dollarphotoclub_60788819 copyArriving at a point where you are taking action to lose weight is a huge accomplishment. Many people say they need to start working out, or start eating healthier, and stop there.

However, along with this accomplishment, must come a new way of thinking. If you are under the impression that healthy foods are not rewarding, but merely disciplinary, you are going to struggle. [Read more…]

What Can Apple Cider Vinegar Do For Your Body?

shutterstock_85691845 copyThe thought of drinking apple cider vinegar may seem a bit, unappetizing. This is a lesser known method of improving health so we would expect that type of reaction. But bare with us. There are hundreds of foods, and liquids that can do a great deal of good for your body. When we are finished telling you about all of the amazing qualities of apple cider vinegar you will be wishing you had read about it sooner!  [Read more…]

4 Foods That Act As Natural Medicine

ancient cards copyDeciding to live a “clean” lifestyle goes further than the kitchen table. You must have a constant awareness of what you are putting into your body. Along with being cautious about the things you are eating and drinking, it is important that you pay attention to the way your body is feeling. In doing so you will be able to notice when your body is feeling a bit off balance and an sickness is underway. It is important that you know your body well enough to recognize these things and take action against them.

If you are properly equipping your body to fight off infections and sicknesses, it will become easier for your body to heal without the overuse of medicines.

You are probably wondering how to equip your body for health, the answer is food. There are certain foods that act as natural medicine and will provide your body with exactly what it needs in order to maintain health. [Read more…]

3 Clean Spring Inspired Recipes

Dollarphotoclub_49740584 copySpring is in the air and with that comes the desire for fresh foods with fresh ingredients!

Revamping your “go to” list of recipes every season is also a great way to keep your meals from getting boring, repetitive or bland. So let’s take advantage of this fresh season and talk about some recipes that will have you and your family satisfied and healthy! [Read more…]

What is Ketosis and Why Does it Matter?

weight loss OrlandoAre you trying to lose weight by eating fewer carbs? A low carb diet helps to lower the levels of insulin, a hormone that stores fat. This allows the deposits of fat in your body to shrink and release all of the energy they have stored. When this happens, you aren’t as hungry, so you’ll want to consume fewer calories than you expend, and you’ll be able to lose weight.

Unfortunately, many people who choose a low carb diet still have trouble losing weight. Many times they reach a plateau, and can’t seem to move past it. The problem is they aren’t getting maximal hormonal impact from what they are eating. This means they need to optimize their diet in order to achieve what is called “optimal ketosis.”

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5 Unique Ways to Help You Stick to Your Diet

quick weight lossSometimes, no matter how much you want to lose weight, it’s difficult to keep yourself on track. You find simple ways to justify why you should be allowed to eat that entire bag of M&Ms or second serving at dinner. You’ve been good, you tell yourself. You deserve it. It’s not going to make that much of a difference.

The problem is, it does. Because once you start eating the things that are bad for you, you don’t want to stop. And before you know, you’re back to where you were before you ever began your diet and weight loss regimen.

So, how do you avoid all these temptations and actually stick to your diet? Here are a few tips that will help you with weight loss in Orlando.

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4 Most Common Weight Loss Killers

get-attachment.aspxThe majority of Americans want to lose some amount of weight, whether it be 10 pounds or 200 pounds. The sad truth is. most people who are aiming to start living a healthier life and get rid of excess weight are unsuccessful. This can be attributed to a couple of common mistakes we see people making time and time again.

Common Mistakes That Kill Weight Loss Progress [Read more…]

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