Like most people, Meredith tried losing weight a few times in the past, but she quickly realized that change has to come from within, too. Once given the opportunity to control her diet, she started to work towards a healthier and fitter version of herself, believed she could achieve her goals, and did! Going from 225 pounds to 150, she has maintained her 75 pound weight loss for almost a year, and learned so much throughout her journey.
There are thousands of new links posted to the internet daily - who has time for them all? Some reach the top while others get lost in cyberspace. These health and fitness links made it to our radar, and are worth the click for you too.
Holidays, traditions, and food often set up delicious high calorie stumbling blocks as we travel down the road of greater health. What is the best way for you to eat healthy and still enjoy the time with family? First you need toContinue reading...
The French know how to cook. Poulet de Paris aux Champignons is simple to make, elegant, almost decadent in flavor and texture, and yet wonderfully low in calories. You wanted something a little different for tonight anyway, soContinue reading...
Passover this month means a seder full of traditional Passover foods like matzoh, charoset, and, of course, sweet macaroons...sometimes too sweet. This recipe gives you two macaroons for just over 50 calories, perfect to enjoy whether or not you celebrate Passover.
In a breakfast rut? No problem -- this bowl of creamy grains and fruit is just what you need to shake things up. P.S. Quinoa is packed with protein!
Each week we publish a new recipe from New York Times Bestselling Author and creator of Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien, who just released The Hungry Girl Diet. The book will help you lose weight with your favorite Hungry Girl recipes, and we got an inside look with the author herself.
Jeremy never took dieting too seriously, but once he realized he was on the path to serious health risks, he decided to not just diet, but make a lifestyle change. He started counting calories and making better food choices, and surprisingly, his taste in food changed. Jeremy worked on finding balance, added exercise to his routine, and enlisted the support of his family. Jeremy lost 85 pounds, and now he feels better, looks better, and eats better than ever before.Continue reading...
Although not completely new, boutique gyms are on the rise now more than ever. Large, traditional gyms that offer a variety of equipment and classes for every fitness need are beginning to lose customers to specialized studios focusing on a specific type of fitness. Do these studios really have more to offer than an all-inclusive gym? Learn more and decide for yourself!
Your grocery bag is full of vegetables! To maximize nutritional value, should you cook your veggies or eat them raw? If cooked, what is the best way? The answer is – it’s complicated.Continue reading...
Gluten-free quinoa is a very adaptable little seed. In this recipe, quinoa replaces the traditional rice. Packed with six grams of protein per serving, quinoa transforms a high carb side dish into a healthy mealContinue reading...
How many of the statements you've heard about water are actually true? Here are 10 common questions surrounding water and whether they're fact or fiction. See how many answers you thought you knew!
It's fry time!!! (Arguably, the best time.) These fries are loaded with reduced-fat Parmesan and garlicky goodness. And butternut squash tastes exactly like sweet potatoes, minus the excess starchy calories!
A long work day, an overwhelming amount of responsibility and a hectic lifestyle all contribute to unnecessary stress, which can influence eating habits like overeating. This April make the most of Stress Awareness Month. Assess the common stressors in your life and develop strategies to take some weight off your shoulders. Phew, that’s one less thing to worry about!
In 2013 we shared 48 Success Stories and followed-up with four Calorie Count members on their continued success. Each of the stories shares an individual perspective on getting healthy and living a better life. Within each unique story, however, some of the same advice kept popping up.Continue reading...
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.