As a child, I was blithely unaware of what it took to get the small mountain of Thanksgiving food to the table. A whirlwind of activity centered on what seemed like about fifty Aunts, my Mom, and my beautiful Grandma as they happilyContinue reading...
Permanent weight loss isn't only about releasing pounds from your body. To keep weight off you also need to shift your identity and release old ways of seeing yourself. Here's a path to permanent weight loss to help you grow into the future, thinner you.Continue reading...
Last week, when I told my blog readers about my recent colitis diagnosis and flare-up, someone asked me whether I still considered myself a healthy-living blogger. My response was short and simple: Yes, I’m still a healthy-living blogger.Continue reading...
There’s no cure-all for food cravings. Despite the pills, patches, and varying advice to the contrary, you may not be able to completely quell your desire for certain foods.Continue reading...
This week starts out with the gorgeous Alison Sweeney telling the remaining 9 contestants to wear the gray shirts printed with their ages to their challenge the next morning.Continue reading...
Diet soda isn't as addictive as drugs like nicotine, but something about it seems to make some people psychologically—and even physically—dependent on it
First thing every morning, Ellen Talles starts her day by draining a supersize Styrofoam cup filled with Diet Coke and crushed ice. The 61-year-old from Boca Raton, Fla., drinks another Diet Coke in the car on the way to work and keeps a glass nearby "at all times" at her job as a salesclerk. By the end of the day she has put away about 2 liters.Continue reading...
Friendship usually refers to the relationship between two people, but how many times have you heard someone say ‘Food is my friend’?Continue reading...
Last week, I had the opportunity to test out the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill, which takes pressure off your joints by using a pressure-controlled chamber to gently lift you. This helps to normalize your gait while protecting healing tissue, so you recover quickly from injuries and return to outdoor activities sooner.Continue reading...
A friendly bet was what motivated A36 to start his weight loss journey. Not only has he lost 100 lbs, he’s gained more energy, confidence and higher self-esteem. In his story he shares how it wasn’t initially easy becoming more nutrition conscious. However, making small changes in his food portions, and adding daily exercise has become the new lifestyle that he’s committed to and determined to stick withContinue reading...
Broaden your cardio horizons and get a jump rope. While running, walking, biking and swimming take all the cardio thunder, jumping rope is a great option to add to your workout routine.Continue reading...
What exactly does candy have to do with what Halloween is supposed to celebrate? I know; eating candy and trying to stay healthy is quite scary. Booo!Continue reading...
I’ve learned a lot of things as a member of Calorie Count. CC makes it so easy to find nutrition facts on just about any food using the food search bar - a real wake up call to me for things like sugar, sodium, andContinue reading...
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates approximately one in six Americans are sickened, 128,000 hospitalized and 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses each year.Continue reading...
You may try to tire yourself out at night by watching reruns or catching up on emails on your smartfone. This sends you off into a steady sleep...Continue reading...
Excess visceral fat, that which surrounds internal organs in the abdominal area, is linked to an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some forms of cancer. So getting rid of it is important to your overall health.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.