Learn how to break bad eating habits and enjoy food without breaking the bathroom scales.Continue reading...
Munching through multiple takeaways a day was a key factor in Echosdream’s weight gain. She took control of her unhealthy lifestyle by becoming vegetarian, removing processed foods from her diet and adding daily exercise. In her story she shares her tips that have helped her lose those 28lbs, which makes her feel healthier and happierContinue reading...
White food has gotten a bum rap because white sugar and white flour may be harmful in excess. But it’s unwise to discriminate against “white” when it’s the color of some mighty healthy foods. Milk, cottage cheese, cauliflower, garlic, onions, tofu, potatoes, white beans, and white whole wheat flour are all over-the-top nutritious. But unlike other foods that have nutrient properties based on color, foods that are white have nothing in common. Here are four classes of white food to include in your diet.Continue reading...
Black women can carry more weight than white women and still be considered health. That was the finding, reported by Reuters Health, of a 2011 study conducted by Peter T. Katzmarzyk associate executive director for Population Science and his colleagues at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Katzmarzyk's group calculated the Body Mass Indexes (BMIs) and measured the waist circumferences of over 6,000 men and women of all races to look for the threshold at which weight becomes significantly associated with disease.Continue reading...
You don’t have to check into a spa to unwind. For stress relief, weave these six mini-breaks into your day.Continue reading...
When ‘all natural’ appears on a food label, most consumers assume that the product contains no artificial ingredients. But, you may be surprised at how loosely the word ‘natural’ is used by food manufacturers. Because there is high demand for healthier foods, the word is used as a marketing tool. But savvy shoppers shouldn’t be fooled by this misleading practice.Continue reading...
A few weeks ago, we brought you 5 Kitchen Tools That Keep You Thin picked by Joy Bauer, Today show nutrition expert and author of the new cookbook Slim and Scrumptious; Lauren Deen, author of Cook Yourself Thin Faster; and celebrity trainer Kathie "High Voltage" Dolgin. This week, we bring you six more of their favorite kitchen tools and so, in addition to your food processor and blender, here are more kitchen aids that make it easy to slash calories and fat.Continue reading...
It’s that time of year again to shed the long- sleeves and heavy fabrics. In other words, to take it off for the summer. What a drag. But some people manage to dress so chic regardless of what they weigh. How do they do it? They’ve learned what looks best for their shape, height, coloring, and personality, and you too can copy their style by following a few fashion rules.Continue reading...
Sydpa97 is no stranger to weight loss - he had previously lost over 80lbs. However, while training for a triathlon he suffered a severe knee injury and gained all the weight back. Since joining Calorie Count, Sydpa97 has lost 60lbs by monitoring his calorie intake, adding exercise and removing processed foods from his diet. The only thing he is gaining is self confidenceContinue reading...
For most people, the lower abdomen is covered by a layer of fat, and so it will not look toned until that stored fat is burned. Use cardio-typeContinue reading...
So much goes on around the table while you're eating, and so much of it can affect your appetite. Subtle cues—lights, temperature, aromas, the shape of a wine glass, a whiff of espresso—can all tempt you to overindulge.Continue reading...
You were looking for the fat-free milk, but something else caught your eye. Kefir, a sweet and sour beverage found in your grocer's dairy case, may be your next purchase. Kefir is fermented milk, with the consistency of a drinkable yogurt that is formed by live bacteria acting on yeast and milk or a non-dairy liquid. The live cultures have ‘probiotic’ activity, which when eaten in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit.Continue reading...
The one-hour lunch is a thing of the past. In fact, more than half of Americans take 30 minutes or less for lunch. But just as it takes time to do anything successfully, when trying to eat healthy food in reasonable portions, you have to make the time. If you take lunch as a separate time away from the world, then you may find that you eat less.Continue reading...
What Mark Pinhasovich said....
As this episode opens, the contestants are not found in the elimination room, but instead in the gym with the trainers. Be it as it may, Alison is also in the gym so you know something is going on. The collective blue team is now being broken up into four teams, one for each trainer.
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Yesterday we gave you 13, and today we offer 12 more surprisingly salty processed foods. This list is a reminder to keep reading nutrition labels at the grocery store to keep your sodium intake under control.Continue reading...
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