Entries by Brandon Bernica

Killing the Soda Cravings

Soda… the carbonated fiend, the peskiest diet murderer on the dietary block. As much as soda quenches thirst on a hot day, it also dumps loads of unhealthiness into the body. Just think of all the sugar they use to sweeten soda up for your taste buds. Of course, soda in moderation isn’t much of […]

Recipes: Easy Turkey Meatloaf

Time to dig into some scrumptious, hearty turkey meatloaf. This week’s recipe is all about one of America’s favorite hunks of meat. Don’t be deceived by the size of this classic dish, though, because you can turn it into a healthy and guilt free entrée! Not only will you get a healthy serving of protein with […]

The Art of Warming Up Before You Work Out

It’s an age-old adage you’ve probably heard a thousand times: stretch before you work out. Yet so many people at gyms and with personal trainers ignore this step completely. They hop right onto the treadmill or pick up weights before any of their muscles are primed to perform. Or, they’ll do the stereotypical arm-across-the-chest stretch, […]

Recipes: Healthy Chips

Chips. Why are you so good yet so unhealthy? I mean, chips are so addictive. You open a bag, stick your hand in, and before long, they’re gone. And unfortunately, they’re not always the healthiest choice on the shelf. Well, we’ve got the solution to quell your chip cravings without sacrificing your precious diet! The […]

8 Global Dieting Tips That You Can Try Today

Let’s talk about Jennifer. Jennifer is in her mid-thirties and has three kids. She’s super frustrated with her body shape and wants to slim down. Let’s say she finally reaches her breaking point and decides to make positive, healthy changes in her life. She’s pumped. Her excitement translates to the gym, where she works out […]

Recipes: Quick Mediterranean Recipes

It’s time to head west for our recipes this week – specifically, the Mediterranean! Mediterranean food is unmistakable for its blends of spices combined with different kinds of meats, from chicken to lamb. But it also can be healthier than you might expect. These dishes usually are high in protein and fiber and aren’t too […]

How to Squeeze Exercise into Your Busy Schedule

Take a look at your schedule. Go ahead, take a long look. Chances are, most of your days are filled to the brim with things to do. You might work a 9-5 job, or you might be a stay-at-home mom trying to keep up with your hyper-energetic kids. Most people understand the importance of exercise. […]

Recipes: Asian-Inspired Dishes

Today’s recipes are all Asian-inspired and all delicious! Whether you’re craving some vitamin-rich bok choy or want a nice chicken recipe for date night, these meals are perfect for a variety of occasions. The best part? Each recipe calls for healthy ingredients and healthy preparation. You won’t have to worry about counting calories or watching […]

7 Dieting Mistakes Everyone Makes

When I say the word “diet”, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? Perhaps you think of that friend that chows down on nothing more than salad and fish. Maybe you know someone that swears to ditch sweets, only to be back on a bender a week later. Diets have always been known […]

Recipes: Rosemary Lamb Chops

Today’s recipe is a hearty one: rosemary lamb chops. Just picture a sizzling slab of lamb chops, broiled to perfection. Mix in a side of veggies and you have the perfect meal for a variety of occasions, from family dinner to date night. But these lamb chops are more than just delicious. They can also be […]