We’ve been told that we sit too much, but there is one time of the day when it’s best to stay off your feet.Continue reading...
All of the festivities surrounding the New Year may make you feel as though 2012 should be left behind, but au contraire, ma soeur. If you’re reading this, you’ve likely made some great strides this year and that should not go unrecognized.Continue reading...
Snack on these little tidbits of new research findings that may affect how you think about your between-meal eating occasions.Continue reading...
2012 was a year of new revelations in nutrition research and exposure to public health initiatives was at an all-time high. Fortunately for us, we had lots of information to share with our Calorie Count community and you responded accordingly. Here are Calorie Count's top blogs of 2012.Continue reading...
The onslaught of holiday eating tips is well underway. With less than a month left in the holiday season, instead of shame and guilt about what to eat and how not to gain weight, we highlight ways to eat mindfully and enjoy the festivities for rest of the year.Continue reading...
What would happen if you ate chocolate chip cookie dough for every meal for two weeks straight? Conventional wisdom says "disaster." And yet this is exactly how Geneen Roth, author of many books on intuitive eating, saved her sanity, gave up dieting forever, and ultimately lost 40 pounds (and kept it off for more than two decades).Continue reading...
There’s something about this time of year that pushes us all to try a little harder to serve wonderfully foods that tastes a little richer, and a lot more scrumptious than usual. Though indulging every once in a while won’t derail all the hard work you put in this year, you’ll only stay on track if you plan accordingly.Continue reading...
While the holiday season brings joy and good cheer, it also places extra demands on our already busy lives. You may feel pressure to take on more than you can comfortably handle. Increased family obligations supersede your own needs. This added stress often results in emotional overeating. What can you do to manage stress and stay focused on your weight loss goals? Draw the line! Set strong boundaries and enjoy the stress-free holiday you deserve.Continue reading...
What happened to the excitement of the playground? Has your "adult" view of exercise hindered you from sticking to regular activity? If so, it’s time to rethink your workout motivations.Continue reading...
Whether you blame your commute, your work schedule, or Facebook, the trend of Americans eating alone is a reality for more and more people. But what could eating alone mean for what you eat? There are actually two sides to how eating by yourself can influence not only the quantity but the quality of your meal.Continue reading...
From old-school calipers to space-age vessels, find out which method is the most accurate for measuring body fat.Continue reading...
It’s no surprise that so many of us fail to get enough sleep on a regular basis to meet our needs. But while losing sleep from time to time can certainly sap our energy, make us feel sluggish, and make it more of a challenge to concentrate, not getting enough zzz’s on a regular basis can have more far-reaching health effects.Continue reading...
If you have any plans to be in a social setting, tomorrow, October 31st, will be a long day. Whether it's a costume party, trick-or-treating with kids, or a company lunch, your day will be anything but routine.Continue reading...
When life happens, it can be hard to keep your healthy ways. Whether it's the transition to college, a new job, or a new place, changing your leisure time, commute, or financial situation can do a number on your healthy habits.Continue reading...
What’s the first thing you do when you’re at the store, pondering a new food purchase? If you scan the nutritional label on the back, chances are you’re at a healthier weight than your friends who just indiscriminately throw food in the cart.Continue reading...
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