10 Super Foods for your Health!!

Posted by The Fresh Diet March 1, 2013 1 Comment »


 
A super food is a food that has health benefits beyond the nutrient it provides. Here are 10 Super Foods for you to enjoy and we offer most of these on The Fresh Diet, so remember to choose these foods when making your menu selections. 1. Blueberries – Blueberries are amazing because they are low in calories, high in antioxidants which help reverse the damage of free radicals which contribute to aging, they help lower cholesterol, and fight cancer! 2. Salmon – Salmon is a great protein option to enjoy because it is high in omega 3 fatty acids, […]

10 pounds to go…

Posted by The Fresh Diet February 25, 2013 No Comments »

Hello Everyone, I can’t believe a month has passed already. This get healthy journey that I am on has been great. But I have also had some tough times. Parents that were ill and both needed critical surgeries. Mom had a valve replacement and a week later my dad had brain surgery for an aneurism they found. Having parents that are sick can be a very stressful time. Between hospital and rehab visits and work all at the same time. And with stress comes stress eating. At least for me it does. Thankfully I have The Fresh Diet. It helped […]

Meatless Monday!

Posted by The Fresh Diet February 15, 2013 No Comments »
Meatless Monday!

  Let’s go Meatless Monday! I read an article in January’s issue of Today’s Dietitian, which sparked my interest in the Meatless Monday campaign. Meatless Monday is a non-profit initiative to help individuals reduce their meat consumption by the recommended 15%, which will improve not only your health but also your carbon footprint. Some of the health benefits of cutting out meat one day a week include: • Reducing risk of heart disease • Limit cancer risk • Lowering cholesterol • Lowering blood pressure levels and hypertension • Fights type 2 diabetes • Improves your diet by increasing fiber and […]

Health Benefits of Potassium

Posted by The Fresh Diet February 1, 2013 1 Comment »
Health Benefits of Potassium

Dietary Potassium & Health benefits I read an interesting article about the many health benefits of dietary potassium in the latest issue of a Journal I like called “Today’s Dietitian” that I wanted to share. The health benefits of potassium include: • Protecting your heart • Higher potassium intake is linked with lower blood pressure • Increasing your potassium intake is associated with a 20% reduced risk of dying from any cause • Increasing your potassium intake is also associated with a 37% lower risk of death from heart disease and ischemic heart disease • Reduces risk for a stroke […]

Scuba Diving Trip to Bonaire!

Posted by The Fresh Diet January 26, 2013 No Comments »
Scuba Diving Trip to Bonaire!

Hi There, So many things have changed for me since my last blog entry. The holidays were a great time with friends and family. It tends to be a very hard time for most people, including me, to stay on track. There are so many distractions and temptations but with The Fresh Diet I was able to stay focused. Trust me on the actually holiday I had things that I have always enjoyed but I only did it for one meal. I was able to survive the holidays and actually loose 2 more pounds. Who usually does that? Nobody I […]

Exercise and The Fresh Diet

Posted by The Fresh Diet January 15, 2013 1 Comment »
Exercise and The Fresh Diet

Exercise and The Fresh Diet The American Dietetic Association suggests that the best solution for losing weight is a combination of both diet and exercise. The Fresh Diet provides you with the food; it is up to you to put in physical activity. If it is OK with your doctor, aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week. Make realistic goals on increasing your exercise level this week 3500 calories equals one pound. The fresh diet creates a 500-1000 calorie deficit per day, which will yield a 1 – 2 pound weight loss per […]

The Fresh Diet is featured in Oceandrive Magazine.

Posted by The Fresh Diet January 1, 2013 No Comments »
The Fresh Diet is featured in Oceandrive Magazine.

Make sure to check out The Fresh Diet in the 20th Anniversary Edition of Oceandrive Magazine. Mentioned in the “Eat Right” section on page 208.

Fresh Resolutions for the New Year!

Posted by The Fresh Diet January 1, 2013 No Comments »
Fresh Resolutions for the New Year!

New Years is around the corner and this is a perfect time to make some positive changes in your diet and exercise routine. This year we suggest making FRESH Resolutions and follow through with them. A food contract is a great way to help you carry out your goals and help keep you on track. Print this out:  Food Contract Template How to fill out the Food Contract A food contract is an agreement signed by you to follow goals set fourth by you in the following week. You should decide on 3 goals per week, no more, so you are […]

Fit Into Skinny Jeans.

Posted by The Fresh Diet December 25, 2012 No Comments »

Hello Everyone, I hope everyone is doing well.  I have had a very good end to the year.  I am down a total of 31 pounds thanks to The Fresh Diet.  I am also down two pant sizes. I was squeezing in a 14-16 but now I am completely down to a size 12 and in skinny jeans to boot.  I never thought I would be in skinny jeans, let alone a size 12 skinny jeans. It is an amazing feeling.  I love the way I feel when I get dressed now.  Before The Fresh Diet, no matter what I […]

Gayle King raves about TFD in O Mag!

Posted by The Fresh Diet December 7, 2012 1 Comment »
Gayle King raves about TFD in O Mag!

Gayle King speaks about her experience on The Fresh Diet, ” every time I pick out my meals, my mouth does a happy dance!” Read more in the January 2013 Issue of O Magazine.