There was a time when low-carb foods were all the rage. With diets like the Atkins Diet gaining popularity in the 1990s and the Keto Diet gaining traction in the health world around the mid-2010s, people have been trying to avoid carbohydrates for decades now. However, research has shown that for the average person, carbs are nothing to be feared and carb-heavy foods like whole grains, beans, vegetables, and fruits are necessary for a healthy, balanced diet. But if your […]

Low-calorie meals are often touted in the fitness world due to the assumption that eating more of them will lead to weight loss. And while it’s true that low-calorie foods can be part of a weight loss or weight management journey, they are only one piece of the puzzle, and need to be incorporated with exercise, adequate hydration, mindfulness and other wellness practices. “Calories aren’t everything, and just because a food is low in calories doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s […]