Breaking Caffeine Addiction

Bella Breakdown I will admit it. I am one of those terrible people that truly lives by the expression, “please don’t talk to me until I’ve had my coffee”. I might have up to 3 cups a day, 4 if my child was up in the middle of the night. If I’m not drinking coffee, I’m drinking caffeinated diet sodas, or green teas as well. I would be lying if I said, I didn’t feel the effects of a highly caffeinated daily diet. If I haven’t had coffee by a certain time, I suffer from a splitting headache. I...

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If You Hate Exercising, This Could Be For You

Bella Breakdown Many people avoid attempting to lose weight solely for the fact they know they are going to have to exercise. Maintaining a relatively consistent workout routine can feel monotonous, tiring, and sometimes time consuming. However, there are definitely ways to lose weight without having to hit the treadmill. Any doctor, nutritionist, or fitness coach will tell you that the key to losing weight is 80% diet and 20% exercise. So the best way to lose weight and not have to kill yourself at the gym is by changing up your diet. A lot of people can attest...

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Getting Hunger Under Control

Bella Breakdown The hardest part of getting fit, or trying to lose weight is maintaining a reasonable, healthy diet. A lot of people tend to be stress eaters, or mindless eaters. This usually makes taking the weight off a lot more difficult. There are a number of factors going on in your life that could be causing uncontrollable hunger. There are a few tips and lifestyle changes to make, to help get eating under control. 1. Sleep You have to get enough sleep. The more tired you are, the more cravings seem to creep up on you. Especially for...

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Food That Will Bug You

v Bella Breakdown Luckily for me, I’ve never necessarily been a picky eater. I’ve always been okay with different flavors, vegetables, an occasional odd meat. Never have I been so picky, that my diet had to resort to eating bugs. For one young woman in Philadelphia, bugs seemed to be the only thing she enjoyed eating. That’s right, I said it. Bugs. 24 year old, Joy Nemerson began getting creative with her meals because she was suffering from food intolerance. Joy started to implement food into her diet. She advocates for the fact that these creepy crawlies contain just...

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Curb Bad Cravings

Bella Breakdown We’ve all been in the position of having a bad hankering for junk food. My Achilles heel has always been candy, specifically chocolate. A lot of people crave greasy foods like pizza, burgers, fries, nachos. The list could honestly go on forever. Junk food cravings are completely normal. They often come when we’re stressed out, or hormonal. If you feel as though you’ve been giving into the craving monster inside of you way too much lately, then there are substitutes you can make to curb your junk food cravings. Craving nachos? Replace high fat nachos with a...

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