Weight Loss Myths

Ever heard of strange or interesting “facts” about weight loss that you either absolutely loved or thought were ridiculous? Here, we debunk some of those popular myths for you.   1) A very good way to lose weight is to load up on fruits and vegetables The reality is,
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Good Foods That May Actually Be Bad For You

Research is piling up, and articles & news reports on what’s actually bad for you are adding up, and are shining light on what’s actually in the foods we may be eating. Trail Mix Nuts, granola, and dried fruit sounds wonderful. It may be more sugar and/or sodium than y
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Common Exercise Myths

  Women shouldn’t lift weights because they will become bulky. It’s simply not true! Women do not have enough of the hormone necessary to bulk up if they lift weights in the way that men do. It would take long, tireless, and repeated hours of strenuous weight lifting
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A Note On Processed Foods

At Brandon Weight Loss, we encourage the consumption of fresh, healthy, and natural foods. Not only do they help you to lead a healthy lifestyle (when chosen correctly), but they are also a guarantee that you are not consuming more unnatural food than you need. Below are a few reasons
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Brain Foods

Yes, you read that right.  Research has been suggesting that there are some foods that provide your brain with necessary nutrients for healthy function.  And that’s not all.  Some of them even contain compounds/nutrients that work as protective factors against harm to the brain.
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Behavior Coaching

We all know that the principle of weight loss is to burn more calories than what you consume.   That is simple, right? Not really! Most people find it challenging to maintain a regular exercise schedule and to stay within a daily caloric budget. The trick is to keep yourself motivated
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Fall Foods

Autumn is the season where the leaves on the trees begin to change, the air is a little crisper, and food seems to be the number one topic of most conversations.   Have you ever noticed that as the colors outside change, so does our food?  This fall season, be aware of more colorful f
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Still Boggled for Holiday Health Tips?

Nutrition professionals are suggesting that the key over the holidays is not to try and lose weight, but to try and not gain weight. Maintaining your current weight could, in the long run, be more beneficial and realistic than to set a plan for weight-loss over the holiday season. The
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A Natural Way To Boost Energy, Lose Weight, and Cut Cravings

As we enter 2012, challenge yourself to try new foods, including some of the super foods that you may have heard abourt, but have never been brave enough to try.  That’s right, I’m talking about KALE and QUINOA!  (Amongst others)  There are 5 major “super-foods”
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Who Says you can’t have Chocolate on Valentines Day?

Who Says you can’t have Chocolate on Valentines Day? (Just be picky about your cocoa choices)   Everyone looks forward to Valentine’s Day to share love, a special dinner, exchange gifts and flowers, and eat some tasty treats!  The most common gift on Valentine’s Day
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