After many unsuccessful attempts, Kafination took a good look at herself and realized that enough is enough. Despite multiple stressors, she made herself a warrior and battled through a long, hard journey, which was worth every minute. She is now 150 pounds lighter, with a new outlook on life and trying things she'd never thought of doing before.
What would you do if your health medications were no longer effective and your future health didn't seem so positive? Patti took charge. At 238 pounds, she decided to start eating better and moving around more. Guess what? She lost 113 pounds and reached her goal weight. At 137 pounds she is now happier than ever and helping others reach their ultimate level of health, too.
Cheryl had a feeling. Despite previous failed weight loss attempts, she just knew that this time would be the real deal, and she was right! The solution was simple: Cheryl changed her lifestyle and successfully lost over 50 pounds. Goodbye extra weight, goodbye insomnia, goodbye leg and hip pain, and helloooo smaller clothes and loving the way you look.
Need a little spice on the side at dinner? Warm your fall meal with the heat and flavors of hot peppers tossed with cool, crisp Napa cabbage. Then, sit back and dream of warmer daysContinue reading...
If you’ve had issues with overeating, you know that eating in moderation is no small task. It takes focus and awareness. Ultimately, it’s not about “controlling” the deep hunger within but it’s about learning to welcome and release your feelings without numbing them with food. I’ve got some things you can do that will help. But if you remember anything from reading this article, remember this: Your feelings can’t hurt you.Continue reading...
It's like a classic tuna casserole, only easier, cheesier, and lower in fat. An all-around winner!
Now that autumn is rolling in, it’s officially time to enjoy the beautiful variety of squashes that the season has to offer. From sweet pumpkins to delicatas and kabochas, these recipes from The Refined Chef use simple preparation techniques that go a long way in creating flavorful, nutritious, and calorie-friendly dishes to enjoy on a chilly day.Continue reading...
At one point, Randi’s weight hindered her from enjoying the outdoors and easily moving around. Now that she’s more than 40 pounds lighter, Randi has a newfound love for outdoor adventures and healthy eating. In fact, she even got into running!
While summer created opportunities for fun workouts to beat the heat, cold and dark fall and winter days seem like a perfect excuse to ditch the workout. Two whole seasons of no workouts seems like a lifetime and can really set you back on your goals! Instead of cuddling up with a blanket and a book, try one of these five methods to keep on track.Continue reading...
Kids live in the same pressure cooker world you do. Stress may come from different places, but the reactions are often the same. Do you eat your way through stress? It turns out that about 15% of today's childrenContinue reading...
Shrimps are low in calories, loaded with nutrients, and deliciously easy to cook. Garlicky Shrimp Saute is marinated in seasoned lemon juice and quickly sauteed with thin lemon slices and plenty of crushed garlic.Continue reading...
What goes into creating a delicious meal with the perfect nutrient balance? A few tips from a personal chef might help. Nick Arcuri is the founder of CustomFit, a customized personal chef service specializing in healthy cuisine. He shares his experiences with creating delicious and nutritious meals for a variety of clients, and has a few pointers for cooking your own, too.
Whether it's a sweet snack or smart dessert you're craving, this high-protein treat is sure to satisfy. Pineapple, yogurt, and grapes... Oh my!
What do you know about cholesterol, that fat-like substance in your cells? You may know your cholesterol basics, but we have a few surprising facts to add to your knowledge database this National Cholesterol Education Month.Continue reading...
Rachel transformed her body, mind, and life by taking control of her diet and workout routines to lose almost 50 pounds. Her “secret?” It is all about balance. Her motto? "One good meal doesn't make you fit, just like one bad meal doesn't make you fat."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.