Brain Boosting Snacks for Back to School

Posted by The Fresh Diet August 15, 2014 No Comments »
Brain Boosting Snacks for Back to School

It’s that time again. Summer is over and schools all across the country are gearing up for a new year. As parents, we want to make sure we are giving our kids the right foods to keep them healthy and focused throughout their day.   To boost your child’s brainpower make sure you incorporate these “superfoods” to get them off to a great start!   Berries: Blueberries and strawberries are known to contain high levels of antioxidants, which enable the brain to tolerate higher levels of stress, and enhance cognitive functions and memory. Add them to your kids’ diet as […]

Fast Track to Health

Posted by The Fresh Diet July 29, 2014 No Comments »
Fast Track to Health

If you’re looking to improve your weight loss efforts and find an exercise regime that maximizes the results of your diet, running is an excellent choice! Here are some reasons why we recommend it: 1. It’s easy! Even though you might not be in your best shape at first, take it slow and find your own pace, you will see that by training regularly you will gradually speed things up. Running does not require learning a new set of skills, nor does it require a certain level of expertise. Take in the scenery as you run through your city, beach, […]

Diabetes Free Zone

Posted by The Fresh Diet July 16, 2014 No Comments »
Diabetes Free Zone

Diabetes is a metabolic disease dealing with the body’s inability to produce enough insulin and/or the inability to utilize the insulin it produces, which can impact blood glucose levels. Not only is this disease on the rise but also the World Health Organization found that 347 million people suffer from it. The Fresh Diet offers healthy menu options that allow Diabetics the flexibility to enjoy delicious foods while staying away from any harmful ingredients. With access to certified nutritionist that can help personalize your menu, many of our clients have been able to reduce their medications and keep diabetes under […]

Put Your Best Face Forward: Natural Beauty Masks

Posted by The Fresh Diet July 3, 2014 No Comments »
Put Your Best Face Forward: Natural Beauty Masks

This summer compliment your bikini body, with flawless skin without being exposed to dangerous chemicals. To make your face glow and reduce acne outburst, the strawberry mask is the best. Because strawberries contain Salicylic Acid, helping remove dead skin cells. Strawberry Mask: 2 tbsp. honey, juice from 1 lemon, ¼ cup yogurt and ¼ mashed strawberries: 1. Pour the lemon juice into the mashed strawberries 2. Mix the honey with the lemon and strawberries 3. Pour the yogurt and stir 4. When smooth, apply Another mask that will help you improve the health of your skin is the honey facemask. […]

Young and Fresh

Posted by The Fresh Diet June 27, 2014 No Comments »
Young and Fresh

Through the ages humans have searched far and wide for ways to beat time and avoid aging, sometimes even falling into unhealthy traps and gimmicks that promise eternal youth. But actually you need to look no further than your pantry to find the fountain of youth. Extensive research has found that many foods contain anti-aging qualities, and they will help you keep a fresh and healthy look if consumed on a regular basis. Foods that contain high levels of Vitamins C, B and E as well as gelatin contain high levels of the protein collagen, which will aid skin elasticity, […]

A Fresh Color

Posted by The Fresh Diet June 19, 2014 No Comments »
A Fresh Color

Summer is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to take a trip to the beach, go hiking, or simply take a stroll on the park. And if what you want is to soak up the sun as much as you can, here are some foods that will help you get a glowing look, in a delicious and healthy way. Many people use self- tanners, and tanning pills, which contain a sugar-based compound called dihydroxyacetone (DHA), which can cause allergies, redness and itching when applied on the skin, and if consumed orally can lead to liver damage and hives. Instead, […]

Got Beer? Surprising Health Benefits of Beer

Posted by The Fresh Diet June 11, 2014 No Comments »
Got Beer? Surprising Health Benefits of Beer

This Father’s Day, when Dad sits back to relax with his favorite beer, the first thing that comes to mind will probably not be its nutritional value. But beer has its benefits! Beer has been known to contain high levels of iron, calcium, phosphates, and silicone. This last one is quite important since it has been associated with an increase in bone mineral density, which means healthier, stronger bones. In 2011, medical research also found that a small to moderate consumption of beer (specially black beers and pilsners) reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease by more than 50%. Adding to […]

The Importance of Mindful Eating

Posted by The Fresh Diet November 15, 2013 No Comments »
The Importance of Mindful Eating

According to Susan Albers of eatingmindfully.org, mindful eating is not a diet, but a way of life! It is being aware of your eating habits, concentrating on the sensations you experience when you eat, and being aware of the thoughts and emotions that you have about food. The concept of mindful eating is a great tool to use along with The Fresh Diet, to make your diet even more successful. Use the tips below to become a more mindful eater. Eat well. Be well. Danielle Hamo

Easy Tips for Weight Loss

Posted by The Fresh Diet June 1, 2013 No Comments »
Easy Tips for Weight Loss

While eating your Fresh Diet meals, it is important to add exercise and behavior modification techniques that will help yield additional weight loss. Studies show that behavior modification in addition to eating a healthy balanced diet resulted in significant more weight loss than diet alone. TIPS During Meal Times: Concentrate on the food you are eating savoring each moment Do not watch TV, surf the Internet, work, or read while eating Eat slowly, meal time should last around 25-30 minutes When eating a salad, leave the dressing on the side, dip the fork first in the dressing then in the salad, […]

Summer Fruit and Veggies!

Posted by The Fresh Diet May 1, 2013 No Comments »
Summer Fruit and Veggies!

  Summer is upon us, and fruits and veggies are perfectly in season to be enjoyed and reap their health benefits. The fresh diet is featuring the below fruits and veggies, so make sure to choose them for your next delivery!   Broccoli – Broccoli is high in fiber, helps curb appetite and prevents constipation. It also contains compounds such as indole-3-carbinol and glucoraphanin which reduces risk for cancer such as breast, prostate, and cervical cancer. Broccoli also helps the body detoxify, and has anti-inflammatory properties which lowers risk for many chronic diseases.   Carrots – Carrots are high in […]