What’s the secret to avoiding temptation? Keeping your belly happy. Research shows that hunger increases cravings for high-calorie foods full of sugar, salt, and fat. If you’ve been wondering why we rave about the importance of healthy snacking habits, this is why! Being prepared with a healthy snack stash will help you avoid post-workout calorie splurges, junk food […]
Do you have a sweat-aversion? Here’s why you should sweat it.
Think bacon burgers and pasta are your worst enemies in the fight against fat? Think again. The CDC reports that America’s increased consumption of added sugars is one of the biggest culprits behind the mass increase in body weight. While there’s added sugar in all kinds of processed foods, sodas and energy drinks are PACKED […]
Do you know how many calories you’re drinking every day? One large 32oz cola packs in over 350 calories. There could be even more in your morning coffee beverage. These “calorie bombs” can quickly blow up any weight loss or health goals you might have. The solution is to swap out your beverage of choice for a […]
500 un-filling calories… coming right up! Trying to fight against soda upselling tactics (“$1 any size”) and servers’ soda refilling skills (they’re like ninjas!) is futile. It’s like restaurants want us to be fat. Just picture the last time you went out to eat. It likely took a while to be seated and place your order. […]
Are these 3 little letters causing you big weight gain? Lindsey, our nutritionist here at IdealShape, has been tracking the daily snacking habits of people who are struggling to lose weight. What she had to report to us was scary! Over the course of a week, these little letters B, L, and T can cause weight loss […]
Beware: Poor Sleep Triggers Cravings! That guy in Iowa who attacked a vending machine with a forklift to get his Twix fix? Some days, I can relate. Have you ever wondered why cravings sometimes seem out of control? You’ve managed to get your diet in tip-top shape… and then one day you’re driving to work and a greasy […]
When people start taking our weight loss products ResveraShape and IdealBoost, some are surprised to see caffeine on the list of ingredients. Caffeine for weight loss? There are some reports out there that give caffeine a bad rap, and just seeing the word, your guard might go up: isn’t it bad for you? Not necessarily. In the right amounts and from […]