My Dad grew up on a small family farm surrounded by corn and soybeans planted by his Dad, several older brothers, and one hard working mule that pulled the single row plow. Long rows ofContinue reading...
It's t-shirt and bathing suit season but, if you're uncomfortable with your body, a day at the beach is no picnic. Body insecurity, due to being overweight or having a distorted self-image, increases along with the rise in temperature.Continue reading...
Check out these convenient ways to cut calories and still enjoy your favorite foods.Continue reading...
Who doesn’t love summer? For many, summer means spending more leisure time with friends and family. But a revved up social life with get-togethers and celebrations galore can also spell trouble when it comes to your eating habits.Continue reading...
A dreaded picture prompted Lorriconnor to dust off the treadmill. She has lost a fantastic 54lbs by counting calories, eating smaller meals and taking up running. Read on for more of her weight loss tips, all taken from her own experiencesContinue reading...
Calories from alcohol affect weight loss just like any other calories. They are considered to be discretionary calories because they are notContinue reading...
Wiping the rivulets of sweat dripping down my face and neck, I remembered why eating outside is not something that I like to do when temperatures reach 100 plus degrees Fahrenheit and beyond. When I bit intoContinue reading...
As Independence Day approaches, you’re probably not thinking too deeply about U.S. History. More than likely, you’re thinking about the BBQ that is sure to challenge your healthy lifestyle. Don’t fret, many of the offerings at 4th of July parties aren’t so bad.Continue reading...
These healthy foods can help improve your sex life and keep you stomach satisfied.Continue reading...
My husband recently started a sedentary job and while his diet and exercise have not changed much, after being there only six months, he’s gained ten pounds. Sound familiar?Continue reading...
Ellektra is not a stranger to losing weight. Having been overweight for her entire life, she has previously lost 140lbs simply by counting calories and exercising. Then in 2010 she quit smoking and slowly realized her weight was creeping back up. She joined Calorie Count and has successfully lost those remaining 51 lbs.Continue reading...
This summer, millions of Americans will take to the roads. If you’re one of them you may think that means hours with nothing to nosh on but convenience store staples like chips and cookies. Not anymore. While convenience stores still have their fair share of less-than-optimal eats, many now stock a surprising selection of fresh and healthy choices. Next time you stop to refuel, test drive these light snacks.Continue reading...
Consider these good snacks for the beach that even fussy eaters may like: Dried food, such as nuts, dried fruit, cereal, crackers, pretzels, jerkyContinue reading...
No one has ever told me that they were looking forward to a big steamy bowl of spicy legumes for dinner, or that they were not feeling well andContinue reading...
As we all struggle to maintain normal weights and deny too much food indulgence, some stars’ ability to lose and gain weight has garnered them way more attention than the role itself. Here are five actors whose weight fluctuations may have upstaged their movie roles.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.