The Jenny Craig program along with Calorie Count has been helping Kdub10s rethink her way of eating as well as monitoring the type of foods she eats. This, along with a positive mindset has helped her lose 52 lbs, and she is now focusing on maintaining her weight lossContinue reading...
Muscle strength and endurance, heart health, and flexibility are a three-pronged approach to many fitness programs, but there’s another element to being healthy that a lot of people miss: balance.Continue reading...
On the days when I am dragging, my dog, Murphy, reminds me that exercise should be fun. Murphy’s energy is contagious, so it makes me look forward to our time together. He gets so excited before we go outside for a walk. Imagine if we all felt that excited before exercise! Here are six reasons why you should work out with your fury friend.Continue reading...
Savvy shoppers watching their caloric intake know that ice cream, pizza, and cookies could push them over their daily limit. But you may be surprised at how foods that have a reputation for being “healthy” pack a surprisingly high amount of calories in a single serving.Continue reading...
Dashing through the halls of the office trying to tie up loose ends, rushing home only to be greeted with an array of household chores, dealing with the car that decided it just had to act up right now, and decking the home withContinue reading...
How much do you really know about what’s in your food? As an editor for EatingWell Magazine, I know quite a bit, which at times can be unsettling. What do I mean? Well, for example, when I first starting reading about bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used to make certain plastics, including some used to store food and drinks, I was a little freaked. Science suggests that BPA may disrupt hormones and possibly lead to reproductive problems.Continue reading...
The latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 4% drop in food expenditures by consumers in 2010. So how?d your wallet fare food-wise this year?Continue reading...
The way scientific studies and health gurus alike have touted the perks of tea over the past few years, you'd think the stuff was some kind of all-powerful magical elixir. Improving heart health, reducing cancer risk, warding off dementia and diabetes—there's barely a health benefit that hasn't been credited to tea. It's true that the brew has disease-fighting antioxidants, and, as far as anyone can tell, should be great for us. "The science is certainly promising," says David L. Katz, MD, director of Yale University's Prevention Research CenterContinue reading...
Eating food raw is not just for raw foodists. Not only is it convenient for on the go snacks, raw fruits and vegetables can also improve your health.Continue reading...
Mary Hartley, RD explains probiotics, a type of bacteria that is touted for its health benefits.Continue reading...
Maximal initial weight loss is generally achieved within six months. But what happens after the weight loss courtship is over and the reward of losing pounds is gone? The answer is maintenance.Continue reading...
Breakfast is hands-down my favorite meal of the day. Mostly I keep it simple—toast and peanut butter, fruit and yogurt. But when I have more time or when I go out to eat, I’m faced with an important choice: pancakes or eggs?Continue reading...
Cobra6707’s conversation with his doctor about his high blood pressure and a history of Diabetes in his family prompted him to change his lifestyle. By revamping his eating habits, he has lost 67lbs, quit smoking and is nearing his target weightContinue reading...
With Christmas right around the corner, the race to finish your Holiday shopping has officially begun. You might find it hard to make it to the gym but you can turn a few hours at the mall into a calorie burning sweat session.Continue reading...
False alarm. There's no designated day to take your lunch to work, but you can make a grown up sack lunch everyday with these time-saving strategies.Continue reading...
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