Cgvaters was determined to be fit and healthy for his children. In his story he explains that changing his mindset and incorporating healthy food choices with exercise has helped him shed 126lbsContinue reading...
Mindless eating is not unusual. But watching yourself do it - even in retrospect - is half the battle. Mindless eating takes many forms: theContinue reading...
What would you do for a tight, toned body? Take fat-blocking pills? Sleep in a foil suit? Get hypnotized? Have your stomach stapled? There are a lot of theories and misconceptions about how to lose fat. And whether we have excess unwanted pounds or just wish we were firmer, many of us look to quick fixes for the solution. Forget it. It's time to learn the scientific facts and make them work for you. We've got the latest information to help you get, and stay, your leanest.Continue reading...
Happy Tax Day! Hopefully, you’re not in a mad rush to finalize your annual return (and if you are – luckily, the IRS has given you an extra three days this year). In honor of the deadline that drives us all crazy, today we look at successful strategies for taking control of your personal finances. You might be surprised to find that counting your dollars and cents works just like counting your calories.Continue reading...
Bad news: The average person gains one to two pounds a year. Good news: Consuming just 100 fewer calories each day is enough to avert that weight gain. Here are some smart tips for how to take them off and keep them off.Continue reading...
My mother has always described herself as a ‘food addict.’ Although she has successfully lost and kept off more than 100 pounds, she still considers food her nemesis. Before I became a registered dietitian, I often rolled my eyes whenever my mother spoke of feeling powerless. I, too, lost weight (more than 30 pounds) and have kept it off for years, but unlike my mother, I have learned to eat and enjoy appropriate portions, and never feel guilt when I eat.Continue reading...
Here is part two of our series of making better food choices. Use what you learned from the previous post and add these familiar foods to them.Continue reading...
After water, tea is the world’s most popular drink, but what of the green tea variety? It is continually being studied by those who wonder if it is an elixir to prevent chronic diseases. For at least 20 years, Lipton Tea has has an interest in enriching foods with the active substances in tea.Continue reading...
Yogurt or applesauce? Burger or hot dog? Find out in this nutritional smack down.Continue reading...
What Mark Pinhasovich said....
Last week’s episode starts off with Courtney’s reflections of the prior week. She only lost two pounds while Jen lost nothing, causing her to be a team of one. She admitted there were mistakes made by both of them relaxing too much, causing a disastrous weigh in. Then it was up to her to save herself - as well as Brett because who would he train if she went home?
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It is not so easy to ameliorate the symptoms of hypothyroidism according to a recent study published in the medical journal, Thyroid. The study found that many patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, the most common form of hypothyroidism, continue to have residual symptoms even though their thyroid function tests are normal indicating successful treatment. But that shouldn't come as a surprise to people with hypothyroidism who sometimes struggle with unrevealed symptoms despite seemingly appropriate treatment.Continue reading...
You know exercise is key if you want to stay fit. But did you know that what you eat and drink can help you reach your fitness goals faster? Get the 411 on what to eat and drink before, during, and after exercise.Continue reading...
Fronteragirl had previously lost 30lbs by simply changing her eating habits and adding exercise. In order to simplify counting calories she joined Calorie Count and lost an additional 26lbs. Read on for more of her weight loss tips, all taken from her own experiencesContinue reading...
Breast weight depends not only on size but also on the amount of dense tissue compared to fatty tissue in each breast. I have seen a referenceContinue reading...
Produce is never more nutritious or tasty than when it is eaten fresh from the vine. Even in you live in the city without a yard or you have never gardened, you can you can successfully grow these vegetables and herbs in a pot or deep window box. To reap the benefits of fresh-picked veggies, all you need is plenty of sun and lots and lots water, plus a few decent-sized pots, great soil, fertilizer, and ties and stakes. Here are a few vegetables and herbs - and why they're healthy - to get growing now.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.