Author Archives: Lili Ladaga


4 Easy, Healthy Sweet and Salty Food Swaps for Weight Loss

4 Easy, Healthy Sweet and Salty Food Swaps for Weight Loss

Losing weight doesn’t necessarily mean you have to make huge, sweeping changes to your diet. Even the smallest changes, over time, can mean big results. Regularly swapping out not-so-healthy foods (think refined sugar or salt) for healthier substitutes (like stevia or herbs), can get you on the path to healthy eating, without giving up flavor. Try

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What Food Experts Order When They Eat Out

If you think love is a battlefield, try finding something healthy and delicious on a restaurant menu. Most menus are full of caloric land mines determined to whet your appetite and derail your diet. The struggle is real, but it’s not impossible. That’s why we called on top nutrition experts to recommend the healthiest options


4 Easy, Healthy Protein Swaps for Weight Loss

Protein is a triple-threat macronutrient for people who are trying to lose weight: 1) Protein can increase that “I’m full” feeling more than carbs or fat. 2) You use up more energy to digest protein than carbs or fat. 3) Protein helps you maintain lean muscle mass. But before you start eating steak three times a

Meet the Women Who Body Beast

Meet the Women Who Body Beast

“I don’t want to get bulky.” “Weights are intimidating.” “Lifting weights is for guys.” Be honest, ladies — how many times have you said this to yourself when the topic of lifting weights has come up? But when was the last time you picked up a bag of groceries? Or lugged a suitcase up a


4 Easy, Healthy Carb Swaps for Weight Loss

“Is butter a carb?” – Regina George. No, Regina, butter is not a carb. But instead of eating Kalteen bars to lose weight, you might want to try these easy carb swaps first. They’re simple, delicious, and work in an array of Portion Fix recipes. (Need more recipe ideas? Tune into the FIXATE cooking show

5 Reasons Why You're Gaining Weight and How to Avoid It

5 Reasons Why You’re Gaining Weight and How to Avoid It

Nothing strikes fear in your heart like gaining weight when you’re doing everything in your power to lose weight. What in the world is going on?! First, keep calm and carry on with your efforts: If you’re following a program that focuses on proper nutrition and fitness, results will come. (One important exception: Your thyroid