There are varying statistics about the usefulness of New Year’s resolutions. All of them point to an alarming failure rate. How are you going to avoid becoming a statistic? The answer is by starting now.Continue reading...
Want to firm up, slim down, and have a blast? Invite your girlfriends, swap your dumbbells for dancing shoes, and host a calorie-sizzling dance party.Continue reading...
Almost 20 years ago the Nutrition Facts label was introduced. Before then, an ingredient list was the only information on the package for consumers to use. Enter the internet, sites like ours and others, and increased awareness of the nutritional value of food is the result.Continue reading...
After you finish enjoying a delicious holiday meal, what is the first thing you do? Sport fans will retire to the living room and cheer their favorite team. Active people will go for a walk around the block toContinue reading...
There are an innumerable amount of studies that connect watching television to a sedentary lifestyle. The blame for America’s obesity problem has been linked to TV advertising of junk food, lost hours of physical exercise, and video games to name a few.Continue reading...
A new report warns us that, if trends in the U.S. waistline continue as they are, 50% of our population would be obese by 2030. There are many reasons why overweight and obesity are such problems right now. Some research suggests that we’ve grown more comfortable being overweight and that being overweight has become “normal,” while being of an ideal weight may appear to be “underweight.”Continue reading...
Thanksgiving Day is indeed one of the hardest days for healthy eating habits. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average person will consume 4500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day.Continue reading...
It’s Thanksgiving week at the Biggest Loser ranch! And we all know what Thanksgiving means…Continue reading...
Our obsession with water is based in logic and sound science but, honestly, there's so many other ways to stay hydrated. Options for fluid replenishment even go beyond the glass because many foods can legitimately plus up your daily liquid requirement.Continue reading...
Studies mention shorter days and longer nights or physiological reactions to colder weather as contributors to weight gain during the holiday season, but another factor is in play. Anxiety over gatherings with friends and family, gift-giving, or end-of-year stressors could spell trouble for emotional eaters.Continue reading...
Instead of suggesting restrictive dieting and obsessive calorie counting and endorsing constant hunger, I show readers they can shed pounds by adopting eating habits that are healthy, balanced, and above all, livable.Continue reading...
Removing unhealthy foods from her diet and starting a strict workout routine was the solution for Pianowoman08 in battling her weight loss and food addiction. She has now lost 91 lbs and continues to count calories, engage in daily exercise and is well on her way in achieving her goal weightContinue reading...
In a world with business meetings, conference calls, school plays, family outings, and an inbox with never-ending e-mails, it’s no wonder people find it difficult to make time to exercise.Continue reading...
Joining a new gym is a great way to jump-start your motivation and fitness routine. But the gym can be an intimidating place, especially if you’ve never joined one before. And it’s not just rookies. Even those who are already members can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the plethora of mysterious machines and sea of seemingly in-shape people. Here are some suggestions to help you feel more comfortable at the gym:Continue reading...
A strange dichotomy exists in America. As healthier food options increase in popularity, the obesity epidemic shows no signs of slowing down. While this fact is contingent on complex factors, it does beg the question: Why hasn’t more healthy food slowed the rate of obesity?Continue reading...
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