The Skinny Blog

Our tips and insight that can help make your weight loss journey more successful.

The Skinny Blog

Our tips and insight that can help make your weight loss journey more successful.

Fall Foods That Are Perfect For Dieting

These super-healthy fall food choices will kick start your weight loss nicely. We often get tempted to indulge in fall, cozying up to the fireplace and warming up on creamy soups and hot chocolates. These treats aren’t ideal, however, if you’re planning to...

What 1,300 Calories Really Look Like

Dieting isn’t easy. Many fail for this very reason. Counting calories and depriving yourself of cake, beer, chips, 8-ounce filet mignon steaks, and other high-calorie foods sound awful. But the payoff of a thinner, stronger, more attractive body is well worth it. And...

Tips To Plan Out Your Weekly Meals

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” –  Benjamin Franklin Shopping for meals and cooking them daily from scratch can be hectic, and could mess with your weight-loss journey. How do you stay engaged while ensuring that you only eat what’s healthy?...

How to Get Started With an Active Lifestyle

Active lifestyles are vital to your overall wellbeing. Keeping physically active keeps your weight in check, prevents the onset of lifestyle diseases, and curbs the possibility of depression. To some, an active lifestyle may mean hitting the gym for two hours a day,...

How Much Water Does Your Body Need Daily?

Knowing how much water to drink daily can be a puzzle. We’ll break it down for you. We are 60 percent water! This fact may surprise some, but it also goes to show how important water is to our survival and well-being. Staying hydrated is vital because our body...

How To Create Your Weight-Loss Checklist

Checklists keep you on track during your weight-loss journey and tell you at a glance whether you’re making progress.  Due to our busy lifestyles, we hardly think about what we’re eating daily, and the result is a problem of creeping obesity. Experts urge...

Our Back To School Weight Loss Tips

School is back in session and it is a great time to get back on track with your weight loss goals.  As you start the new routine, be sure to incorporate these tips! Embrace the Change Don’t just accept your new routine. Embrace it. “You have new routines and different...

Our Top Weight Loss Breakfasts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!  It helps to kick-start your metabolism, in turn helping you burn calories throughout the day. It also gives you the energy you need to get things done and helps you focus at work or at school. Need some breakfast ideas...

Don’t Forget To Eat Your Vegetables

Did you know that any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the vegetable group?  When choosing what to eat, keep in mind that vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be whole, cut-up, or mashed. Women...

Top Things To Know About Proteins For Your Diet

Did you know that all foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of the protein foods group?  Choosing a variety of protein foods help to improve nutrient intake and have health benefits....

Refresh Your Water Intake With Fruit Infusions

We all know that water is crucial to your health.  Research has shown that about 60 percent of your body is water. It is also a major recipe for most foods. Water helps regulate body temperature and PH, transports nutrients through the blood stream, removes waste from...

The Benefits of a B12 Injection

Do you often find yourself feeling fatigued – even after a full nights rest? You may not be getting enough B12!  Vitamin B12 is, despite its name, is one of eight B vitamins and is found naturally in meat, fish, and dairy products. The water-soluble vitamin...

Lose Weight With Friends With These Tips

If you want to lose weight fast, then you’ll need support throughout your journey. Studies have revealed that having family members or friends who are supportive of your weight loss efforts plays an integral role in long-term weight loss success. One of the best...

Our Summer Diet Tips

Summer is here again. It’s the time of the year when everyone wants to look better than usual. We want our swimsuits, tight shirts, and bikinis to fit perfectly. Many of us decide to go on diets to ensure that we look our best for the next few months. Here are...

How Does Mediplan Diet Work?

As the number of Americans with weight problems continues to rise every year, the number of experts that promise to combat these problems with special diet plans is also on an upward spiral. According to these self-proclaimed experts, their rapid weight loss diet...

Low-Calorie Cocktails You Can Enjoy While Losing Weight

If you love mixed drinks but are trying to lose weight, it can be challenging to find a tasty low-calorie alcoholic drink. Many popular cocktail recipes have a lot of calories, which can undermine your weight loss efforts. Nonetheless, there some low-calorie cocktails...

Best Foods To Eat For Weight Loss

Losing weight is whatever you want it to be, except a checklist. You just cannot jot down, “I’ve done this, completed that.” We think of it as a journey to a healthier lifestyle. We believe it’s a choice to be the best version of yourself. The best part of it? You can...