Do Plant-Based Diets Work or Do The Make You Gain Weight?

Do Plant-Based Diets Work or Do The Make You Gain Weight?

One of the biggest challenges for most people to overcome before they start a plant-based diet is the concern about gaining weight (all the carbs) and losing muscle (not enough protein). No one wants to see their metabolism obliterated when they start eating more...
A Healthy Vegan, Plant-Based Meal Plan

A Healthy Vegan, Plant-Based Meal Plan

A couple of years ago, I made a big leap with my diet. I haven't eaten red meat since college, but occasionally ate chicken, turkey, fish and dairy. For the most part, my diet was solid - at least in the conventional sense. But as I crept into my 40s, I started...
2 Foods That Trigger Weight Gain

2 Foods That Trigger Weight Gain

There are so, so, so many amazingly healthy foods available for us to eat. Sometimes we love them and sometimes we hate them. The foods we prefer to eat are really an individual decision. A lot of it has to do with where you grew up and the types of foods you were...
Complete Protein Food Combinations Your Body Can Use

Complete Protein Food Combinations Your Body Can Use

A couple of years ago I made a major change to my diet. If you've read The Belly Burn Plan, you know that I am all about unprocessed foods. The fewer ingredients, the better. But the change I made needed me to focus on complete protein food combinations so my body...
When is the Best Time of Day to Exercise? AM or PM

When is the Best Time of Day to Exercise? AM or PM

We all know the benefits of exercise. Just a little can go long way. Exercise helps us boost muscle tone and strength. Our memory and cognition improve, and the likelihood of depression diminishes. Regular exercise can also help to maintain a more optimal weight and...