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on Aug 18, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Going from a completely sedentary lifestyle and anything-goes eating to a strict exercise and diet regimen may be too much for some weight loss hopefuls to take.  The self-control that maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires takes planning and focus that may be better established by starting little by little.

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on Aug 18, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

While it's always good to get advice from the experts in health and nutrition, sometimes it helps to get tips from people who've been where you are and are now where you hope to be. 

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on Aug 17, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Not only did Dr. Oz inherit Oprah’s time-slot, he also snagged “The Oprah Effect". (When Oprah endorses a product, business explodes.)  Case in point: Inca Peanuts.  Had you heard of them before?

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on Aug 16, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

In a letter to her 23-year old self, Tina Haupert takes into the mind of her weight-gaining former self.  She talks traditions and rites of passage we are all familiar with and how they affected her then and how she's maintaining her weight now.

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on Aug 16, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Just saying no to all your favorite not-so-healthy foods is simply not practical.  In fact, cheating a little can lead to better weight loss success.

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on Aug 15, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Bigsnead was no stranger to diets and had never been very successful with weight loss until he discovered Calorie Count. His starting weight was 250lbs in December 2010. He has since lost 40lbs and regained so much more energy

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on Aug 14, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

When it comes to my skin, I’m vain. But who isn’t? I’ve yet to meet someone—especially a woman—who hasn’t ever aired a complaint about a pimple, dry skin, a sun spot, a wrinkle or [go ahead, insert your skin issue here]. 

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on Aug 13, 2011 10:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Who isn’t looking for easy ways to get fit for a summer party or vacation? Anyone…? For me, the simpler, the better. So, with less than a month to go before my summer vacation, I’m trying these 6 nearly effortless, sneaky ways to burn more calories*. 

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on Aug 12, 2011 10:00 AM in Recipes

 

“Yes, that will be all. No thank you. I don’t need bread sticks or soda.” As I punched the disconnect button on the cell, I paused for a moment to think about the soon to arrive pizza. Over the past few years, I’ve tweaked my food choices in a number of ways. I cook more often so I am in control of the ingredients, read labels, eat less fast food, and make better choices in restaurants. But when

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on Aug 11, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that about 1 in 4 of us don’t spend any of our free time walking, gardening, or doing any real physical activity. Given all the known benefits of exercise—it strengthen’s our bones and muscles, reduces stress and depression, and can even help us manage our weight—why do so many of us fall off (or fail to even get on) the fitness bandwagon?

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on Aug 10, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Fashionistas of all sizes need tips on how to make their wardrobe accentuate their shape.  This helpful advice will help you look slimmer and get the best out of your clothes no matter the occasion.

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on Aug 09, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

I'll say it loud and proud: I sometimes eat buttery movie popcorn! I don't always buy organic! And I'm finally done beating myself up over it.

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on Aug 08, 2011 10:00 AM in Success Stories

 

Kryptonian8077 came to the realization that he needed to lose weight and take control of his health problems after seeing an unflattering picture of himself.  He has been able to reduce his weight from 300lbs to an amazing 190lbs by using Calorie Count’s tools and adding daily exercise

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on Aug 07, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Sometimes bigger really is better. For years, weight-loss experts have recommended eating high-volume, low-calorie foods like soup, salad, fruits and vegetables to help people slim down.

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on Aug 06, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

There is new research—presented at the American Heart Association’s meeting last fall—that suggests older women might not have to limit themselves to the one-drink-a-day recommendation. 

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