A Healthier Cookie Exchange

It is time to start talking about the holidays!  At this time of year you are bombarded with party invitations and get togethers involving food and booze. This blog is dedicated to some ideas for healthier cookies for an annual cookie exchange. Ingredients to switch out or add: 1.) Replace high calorie oils with apple…

Ways to use your Protein Powder

Protein powders have been starting to become part of the average person’s diet in the last couple of years.  It is no longer just meant for the gym rats and body builders.  Here at Weigh to Wellness Denver we believe these powders can be used to help with weight loss, calorie control and overall health…

Foods to Avoid if you are Inflamed

There are a multitude of foods that can cause inflammation in your body.  The inflammation brought on by these foods might not be felt physically for many years.  This is important to consider since inflammation can be the reason you are unable to lose weight or unable to get other health conditions under control. Common…

Types of Fiber Supplements:

  Here at Weigh to Wellness Denver we get alot of questions about which fiber supplement is best to use.  We also want to talk about when it is appropriate to use a fiber supplement. Types of Fiber Supplements: 1.) Inulin based supplements: Inulin is from a group of dietary fibers called fructans.  It is…

Types of Fiber

What is fiber and why do we need it in our diet?  Fiber is technically the undigested and un-absorbed parts of the foods you eat.  We need high fiber foods in our diet for a multitude of reasons that we will discuss.  Most fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, whole grain and legumes.  Fiber can…

High Fiber Recipes!

BREAKFAST: Overnight oat and chia seed recipe: 1 cup dried rolled oats 1/4 cup dried chia seeds 1/4 cup flax seeds 2 cups almond milk 2 tsp cinnamon Directions: Mix together all ingredients above into a Tupperware container.  Let this sit in the refrigerator overnight. This recipe makes 4 servings Kcal:  Calories: 186kcal, Fat: 7gm,…