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The Top 13 Weight Loss Superfoods

Welcome to My Healing Kitchen! As a member, you will receive weekly articles featuring the top Weight Loss Superfoods.  (If you’re not yet a member, we invite you to join us!) Over 9,000 studies confirm that food is your best medicine. If you struggle with weight loss, take heart. Recent studies show that certain foods […]

Onions Are Weight Loss Wonders

Onions make our eyes go “ouch!” But the same sulfur that stings our eyes helps us shed pounds. Onions also help us protect vulnerable hearts and circulatory systems from the effects of weight gain. 1. Onions help you fill up. This round little veggie is abundant in sulfur compounds and antioxidants that reduce inflammation in […]

Green Tea Promotes Weight Loss

If you’re looking to shed a bit from your waistline, drinking green tea can be important part of the process. Here’s why: green tea helps you safely lose weight by trimming fat, especially the visceral fat in the abdominal region. Visceral fat accounts for the troublesome apple shape that leads to inflammatory conditions like obesity, […]

Whole Grains – Whole Carbs

Whole grains are great foods for burning off excess pounds and healing the health risks associated with weight gain–especially diabetes–because they’re rich in dietary fiber and essential nutrients.

Watermelon Is a Summer Superfood

This plump ball of goodness is 92 percent water so you get two essential weight loss tools in one: hydration and fullness. And with only 80 calories in 2 cups, it’s one of the lowest calorie foods around with essentially no fat.

Wild Seafood Is the Weight-Loss King

Seafood, especially cold water fish like wild salmon, are the royal family of the Weight Loss Diet. Seafood is rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Eating seafood, which is also high in metabolism-boosting protein, not only helps you maintain a healthy weight, it protects against complications of obesity such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Olive Oil Is Perfectly Fat

Breaking News: Low-fat diets don’t help you lose weight! In fact, folks often gain weight on a low-fat diet because essential fats are critical for weight maintenance, balanced hormones and good cell health.

Nutty News about Weight Loss

Contrary to popular belief, nuts are a perfect weight loss food because they are high in beneficial fats as well as other nutrients like vitamins and minerals. Those beneficial fats actually help you lose weight while reducing your risk of heart disease.

Dairy Defeats Belly Fat

Low-fat dairy products are calcium-rich–a boon for someone who needs to lose weight. Why? Calcium not only builds strong bones and teeth and prevents osteoporosis … calcium also helps burn fat. And fermented dairy foods like yogurt and kefir have the added advantage of beneficial, healing micro-organisms.

Lean, Clean Protein Fends Off Fat

Skip the high-fat fast-food meals and switch to clean, lean protein like cage-free eggs, chicken and grass-fed beef and bison to lose weight. When raised humanely and naturally, these food sources burn off fat and boost your metabolism.

Go For the Burn With Green Tea

In 2737 BC, Emperor Shen Nung — the Divine Healer — caught a green tea blossom in his cup of hot water. Many tales of the miraculous healing powers of this beverage followed, and some were even true. What scientists know today is that green tea helps you safely lose weight by burning fat, especially […]

Fresh Produce Fills You Up — Not Out

Eating lots of colorful fruits and vegetables can make a huge difference in helping you lose weight and increase your overall health and well-being. Fresh produce is high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and other phytonutrients that help reduce your risk of serious complications while helping you manage your weight.

Lose Weight With Dark Chocolate!

A little bit of dark chocolate every day, combined with a healthful diet and plenty of exercise, helps you lose weight without feeling deprived. Dark chocolate suppresses your appetite and is high in good fats which prevent obesity and protect against disease.

Flaxseeds Inhibit Weight Gain

Flaxseeds may be small, but they pack a powerful, anti-obesity one-two punch. These little helpers are high in anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids and dietary fiber –both important for overall health and weight control.

Beans Promote Weight Loss

Beans are a low-calorie, high-protein, complex carbohydrate that’s packed with beneficial dietary fiber and resistant starch–both of which help you lose weight quickly, safely and naturally, all while avoiding the risks of serious complications that often accompany obesity.