My Escape From Food Prison

By andreaberkowitz | September 9, 2020

“It’s cancer.” I will never forget hearing those 2 words, what day it was, where I was standing and who was with me. September 26, 2013 was the day that has forever changed who I am as a person and what my ultimate mission is. Growing up and as a young adult, I lived on…

Delicious Snack Ideas

By andreaberkowitz | September 4, 2020

Cravings happen even to the healthiest of us. Often, when a craving hits in the afternoon or the evening after dinner, we get the urge to snack. Many people get sucked into choosing processed snacks high in sugar and empty calories. The trick to snacking without piling on the pounds is to find healthy alternatives…

6 Ways to Bust Through Your Weight Loss Plateaus

By andreaberkowitz | September 1, 2020

It happens to all of us at some point – the dreaded plateau! Trust me when I say I know what it’s like. I remember thinking, “I’m NEVER going to lose this weight!” I was so fixated on the number on the scale, and that only kept me frustrated, discouraged, and worst of all STUCK.…

Foods That Are Loaded With Hidden Sugar

By andreaberkowitz | September 1, 2020

You flick on the TV only to be bombarded with a barrage of advertisements for so called “healthy” choices. Chief among them are these foods which may be promoted as healthy but in reality are loaded with sugar and keep you stuck in the throes of sugar addiction. If you’re ready to kick sugar to…

Why Diets Don’t Work

By andreaberkowitz | August 31, 2020

Does this sound familiar? You hear about this wonderful diet that will guarantee weight-loss, so you try it, only to gain even more weight back once you’ve lost it?  Don’t feel bad. You are not alone. Just because a diet works for one person, does not mean that it will work for you. Diets are…

Why chewing your food properly is important for your overall health and wellbeing

By andreaberkowitz | July 19, 2018

Did you know that you should chew your food a minimum 15 times before swallowing. In some cases upwards of 30-40 times! When it comes to chewing your food a good rule of thumb is to chew till food has turned to liquid and well-mixed with saliva; a piece of hard vegetable will take longer…

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My name is Andrea and I'm here to help you lose weight without giving up wine and chocolate. My loves are my family, dogs, coffee (and wine!) and traveling the world.