Author: Cynthia Thomas

What to Do When You Blow Your Calorie Budget

So you splurged … now what? Should you just throw in the towel and continue on with your day of indulgence: tall stack of pancakes for breakfast, all-you-can-eat buffet for lunch, and dessert after dinner? Not so fast. Before you beat yourself up for blowing it, or find yourself stuck […]

Is Saturated Fat All That Bad for Me?

Is Saturated Fat All That Bad for Me?

Although most health experts agree that you should limit your intake of saturated fat, others insist that saturated fat has been unfairly demonized. So, what’s the truth? Is saturated fat something you should be trying to avoid or is it — as some argue — a uniquely healthy type of […]

How To Drink Alcohol And Remain Healthy

How To Drink Alcohol And Remain Healthy

Mixing, mingling and making merry this holiday wouldn’t be the same without alcohol. But for those of us with an agenda to neutralize weight gain, adding alcohol to the equation makes this a tough one to balance. Here’s why: Partying with alcohol is fun because we like feeling intoxicated, but […]

5-Minute Expert Guide to Squats

5-Minute Expert Guide to Squats

          Whether you like it or not, you — like the majority of people in this world — need to squat. You squat every single day to sit in your desk chair, get into a car and use the restroom, among other motions. The only difference […]

Easy Vegetable Fritters

Easy Vegetable Fritters

          Crunch into wholesome vegetable goodness when you make these carrot-zucchini fritters instead of greasy ol’ hash browns. Using carrots and zucchini instead of plain potato ups the fiber while lowering the calories. Serve with a side of plain Greek yogurt for dipping, or use these […]