Multiple studies have linked obesity to increased risk for depression. Symptoms of depression, including loss of interest, lack of energy, and feelings of hopelessness may be hard to get past in setting any goal, but for those who are obese trying to lose weight, there’s hope.Continue reading...
It’s a familiar story: You pledge to honor a daily elliptical routine and count every last calorie. But soon, you’re eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing happy hour mojitos, thinking, Oops, diet over.Continue reading...
There are countless diets that tell people what to eat to lose weight, but researchers are finding when you eat may be as important. Recent studies have shown that food intake is significantly different at different times of the day and their findings may shed light on the obesity epidemic.Continue reading...
Dieting isn’t easy, so use these motivational techniques to keep up your healthy eating habits.Continue reading...
Niceundertaker has had his share of weight loss attempts over the years. He’s tried everything from weight loss surgery along with many of the popular diets on the market. Realizing his health was in jeopardy, he joined Calorie Count and finally put an end to Yo-Yo dieting. As he states “If I would eat correctly and watch my calories, I could lose the weight”. He’s successfully proven that statement by losing 123lbsContinue reading...
Calorie counts go global in a new exhibit at Boston, Massachusetts’ Museum of Science. The collection of portraits, displayed in increasing order, showcases a day’s worth of food from people around the world ranging from the 800-calorie diet of a Maasai herder in Kenya, to the 12,300 calorie diet of a binge eater in England.Continue reading...
What would your life be like without music? A ride in the car, a dinner at a restaurant, or a workout at the gym may seem a bit drab without a soundtrack. But there’s more to music than preference.Continue reading...
Quick, what’s the first thing you do after you slice an eggplant when making a casserole such as Parmigiana? Did you answer “salt it to extract the water”? I bet that the majority of us would answer in exactly that way. ButContinue reading...
Whether it’s a slice of doughy bread, a toasted bagel, or a bowl full of pasta, rice, or crunchy cereal, we Americans really love our grains. In fact, we average about 8 ounce-equivalents of grains daily—more than the 5 to 6 ounce-equivalents of grains recommended for a typical 1,600 to 2,000 calorie food pattern.Continue reading...
It's time to stop worrying and learn to love carbs! To ease your mind, we've squashed your top three carb concerns so you can finally enjoy your favorite foods without the guilt.
Turn on the TV late at night and you’ll likely see a testimonial of someone who’s lost a significant amount of weight. The definitive moment where they talk about their before and after picture usually occurs when they detach from their heavier selves and say something like, “That’s not me anymore.”Continue reading...
I’m sure many of you are still planning outdoor festivities of some sort, and that usually involves food. Whether you’re having a backyard barbecue, a tailgate party, or a picnic in the park, it’s smart to keep a few food-safety tips in mind so that no one ends the weekend on an unhappy note.Continue reading...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released findings for sugary drink consumption and their results are not good.Continue reading...
For the past month, I’ve been battling some not-so-fun gastrointestinal issues. I’ll spare you the gory details, but basically, I’ve spent a lot of time freaked out, uncomfortable, and in the bathroom. Let me tell ya, it’s been a rockin’ good time.Continue reading...
Katyfink was no stranger to trying to lose weight, but she had never been very successful until she discovered her own “inner” motivation and with the help of Calorie Count’s tools, she’s lost an amazing 95lbs. Her weight loss was accomplished with persistence, discipline, and adding exerciseContinue reading...
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