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.

Easy Ways to Quickly Burn 100 Calories

Did you know you can burn hundreds of extra calories every day with very little effort? That’s right! Working out doesn’t have to be dramatic or intense. You can have a little fun burning those calories while doing everyday tasks. Check out and try the following...

Our Top Recommended Snacks for Weight Loss

Let’s face it—losing weight is hard. Changing habits is hard, too, but ceasing them all together is even harder. That’s why we recommend you change the way your snack rather than attempting to not snack at all—at least as a start. Forget those visits to the...

Tips to Keep Your Diet in Check During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving may be about being thankful for what you have, but for many of us, it’s also about being thankful for pie—and turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls—the list goes on. This decadent holiday ranks high on the list of potential diet busters, but you can...

Does Drinking Soda Derail Weight Loss?

Devoid of vital nutrients and packed with sugar and high calories, soda represents everything bad about junk food. Many people drink at least a soda a day. So, it’s very much a staple in most homes. If you’re trying to lose weight, here’s what you should know. Avoid...

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...