August 7, 2013

Raw and Cooling Foods aid Natural Weight Loss

Nourishing and hydrating summertime foods will have a positive impact on your weight loss efforts Why is it that in the summer we naturally crave more fresh and raw foods? These foods have a cooling effect on the body. The lightness and high water, fiber and vitamin content work together to act as our internal air conditioning during these warm months. At this time of year we also need less dense, high-energy food because we get so much energy from being outside in the fresh air and sunshine. There is no better season than summer to have fun creating your own fresh, tasty, creative salad combinations and other raw food preparations. By simply tossing together several of your favorite raw veggies, naked or with a light dressing, you have a perfect meal for a hot summer’s day. Cream of Cucumber Soup is also incredibly hydrating, delicious and takes minutes to […]
August 7, 2013

Variety and Adventure helps Natural Weight Loss

Try something new and exciting to help you lose weight naturally Do you notice in summertime how everything seems promising? The plants are in full bloom and the sun feels glorious on your skin. The longer days give you boundless energy, making you feel like it’s possible to achieve all your desires and dreams. Why not harness this energy, ride the wave of summer and try something new? This is also a time of year when weight loss can seem easier. Adding variety to your life is a great step forward in the holistic approach to natural weight loss Throughout the year we live at an intense pace (physical, emotional and mental), and we often get stuck in routine, either for the sake of efficiency or out of fear of unfamiliar territory. The lack of variety in doing the same things over and over creates stagnation not only in our […]