You swore this was the year you’d stick to those resolutions, but that jumbo tin of caramel popcorn and comfy couch are calling your name. Join the club: About 40 percent of Americans make a life-enhancing vow on January 1—and half “relapse” within the first 21 days. How to sail through that critical launch period and keep on going? Start with these five no-fail strategies.Continue reading...
Tomorrow February begins--the month when we see red and pink hearts adorning shopping centers, stuffed animals, and boxes of chocolate. With that kind of built-in association, it's only natural that The American Heart Association (AHA) observes February as Heart Health month.Continue reading...
The title is one tip that our this week's featured member, Hotmama_06 would like to share with you. She has lost over 40 pounds and is now thrilled with her new figure. Here she tells us how she made lifestyle changes that included regular exercise, portion control and eating healthier - all of which helped her shed those unwanted poundsContinue reading...
If you are struggling with making exercise a part of your lifestyle, please don’t stop now. Your overall health and fitness is so worth fighting for. Here's a kickboxing routine that will keep you in fighting form.Continue reading...
The United States Department of Agriculture(USDA), with the help of the health conscious First Lady Michelle Obama, unveiled changes to the National School Lunch Program this past week.Continue reading...
I estimate that there are about 800 million bloggers and food writers in the world all merrily posting their favorite recipes each day. Ok, that might be a slight exaggeration, but there sure are a lot of them. I know this becauseContinue reading...
Up until a chance lunch meeting a few years ago, the tea bag was the only way I’d experienced tea, the world’s most popular beverage behind water. Enter Hugo’s Restaurant in Studio City, California, which boasts an extensive list of loose leaf teas.Continue reading...
You’ve been told a trillion times not to buy produce out of season. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip the fruits you love this time of year. It’s just a matter of knowing which version is the healthiest and tastiest.Continue reading...
Americans are consuming double the 2,300 milligrams of sodium recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. However, there’s a smaller number that gets ignored.Continue reading...
Does an injury have you sidelined from your regular workout routine? Don't sweat it. While getting injured can be frustrating (and painful), it doesn't have to mean you'll gain weight. In fact, it may be a great time to take a break from your current workout and focus on other ways to stay fit. And the good news is, when your body is ready to go back to your workout routine, it will have to work even harder than it did before, making it even more effective.Continue reading...
If you think a few glasses of water aren’t important, check your mood. As you rev up physical activity and change your diet, you may be getting less water than you need.Continue reading...
Add two new celebrities to the weight-loss game: Jessica Simpson and Janet Jackson. Simpson, who is still pregnant, reportedly signed a $3-million deal to lose the baby weight with Weight Watchers, and Jackson is representing Nutrisystem and has already lost 10 pounds in her first month.Continue reading...
Theresawill2serv had been a yo-yo dieter for most of her life. She tried diet fasts, pills, and liquid diets - you name it! Then she stumbled upon Calorie Count and along with working with a Dietitian she has successfully lost over 100 lbs and loves her new-found confidence and energyContinue reading...
If you’re conflicted about your gym and group classes and in need of a boost, you can get the best of both worlds through small group personal training.Continue reading...
The first time I’d experienced a gym with a smoothie bar, I really did think I was in heaven. You mean I can workout, shower, and get this healthy drink on my way out so I don’t feel hungry or have to rush home to cook a meal? Sign me up!Continue reading...
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