Category Archives: Healthy Eating

  1. 5 Healthy Springtime Recipes

    After a long winter, there’s nothing better than fresh springtime veggies and fruits. Although spring’s arrival might have gone unnoticed this year, it has certainly arrived! Take advantage of the changing of the season with springtime fruits and vegetables that can boost your mood and pack more flavor per bite.  To help you embrace the…

  2. 12 Meal Prep Tips to Keep You on Track

    Meal prep can save you some valuable time and keep your healthy eating habits on track. To make sure you can always grab a nutritious meal, check out these meal prep tips. 1. Pack Meals Right Away One of the best meal prep tips is to pack your meals right after you’ve finished cooking or…

  3. 4 Heart-Healthy Recipes Good for Weight Loss

    February is the month we celebrate love, pay attention to matters of the heart and celebrate American Heart Month. Making the decision to get to a healthy weight is something that will benefit your overall health, including the health of your heart. It’s important to make sure that as you cut calories, you refocus on…

  4. 6 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

    Carbs get a bad reputation in the health and fitness industry. Many people believe that all carbs are unhealthy and will hinder their weight loss goals. Well, we’re here to inform you that this is not the case.  Believe it or not, there are some carbs that are good for you and can actually help…

  5. Simple Food Swaps to Help You Lose Weight

    You probably already know that you truly are what you eat. This means that you could spend hours a day working out but still not see results if you’re not eating right. Fortunately, you can improve your diet and complement rather than hinder your exercise routine by swapping certain foods other for others. Here are…

  6. How Much Water Should You Drink in a Day?

    Adequate water intake is a foundation of healthy living. But, with so many different recommendations floating around the internet, it’s hard to know how much water you should drink in a day.  The Myth Historically, we’ve been told that we should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day for a total of 64 ounces….

  7. 7 Guilt-Free Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    It’s no secret that sugar cravings can sabotage your weight loss goals if you let them. And we also know that restrictive fad diets are difficult to sustain for the long-term and are likely to lead to periods of binge eating.  Although Total HealthcareMD is a physician-supervised medical weight loss and wellness center, our goal…

  8. 9 “Healthy Foods” That May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

    In your quest for overall health and wellbeing, you and your doctor may decide that weight loss should be one of your goals. The CDC has some basic tips on weight management like how to balance diet and activity and information on calories to help get you started. But, while a lot of diet-based weight-loss…

  9. Healthy Eating: Changing Your Diet with the Seasons

    One of the common complaints that we hear is that people assume eating healthy has to be boring and restrictive in order to be effective. That couldn’t be further from the truth. At Total HealthcareMD, we believe that one of the best ways to create sustainable healthy eating habits is by changing your diet with…

  10. Understanding Food Labels

    When it comes to reading the label on the back of any food or drink, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the ingredients and nutrition facts. This is especially difficult for those who have only recently started to focus on the importance of nutrition while trying to live a healthy lifestyle. While…