If your doctor says you have reached your adult height, then you can lose up to 8 pounds a month. Research shows that these solutionsContinue reading...
For low cost and practicality, nothing beats skinfold measurements for assessing body fat. Get measured by someone who is trainedContinue reading...
The body does not effectively remove fluid from the tissues in hot, humid weather. Limiting dietary sodium to 2,300 mg might help, but don’tContinue reading...
Calories from alcohol affect weight loss just like any other calories. They are considered to be discretionary calories because they are notContinue reading...
Consider these good snacks for the beach that even fussy eaters may like: Dried food, such as nuts, dried fruit, cereal, crackers, pretzels, jerkyContinue reading...
The answer depends on whom is setting the recommendations, which are always based on age. The Institute of Medicine sets the AdequateContinue reading...
When you eat any food, but particularly high-sugar foods such as fruit, fruited yogurt and pasta, the pancreas produces insulin to usherContinue reading...
A doctor diagnoses gluten intolerance, also called Celiac Disease, by taking blood tests for certain antibodies. If the blood tests are positiveContinue reading...
Actually, water loss accounts for most of the shrinkage in grilled and roasted meat, and water loss does not reduce the calorie count. Grilling reduces theContinue reading...
Activities vary in their calorie burning potential depending on the vigor with which they are performed. For instance, general water aerobics burns 272 calories per hour but jogging in water burns 544 calorie per hour for a 150 lb person. In contrastContinue reading...
There is no substitute for a balanced diet and plenty of fluids when it comes to maintaining healthy skin. That’s because skin integrity depends on a host of different nutrients. But a fewContinue reading...
First, get your husband to buy into your need to exercise. Explain that, together, you are a team and you both need to stay healthy (not to mention hot) for both of you. And thenContinue reading...
Look at your meals and snacks as opportunities to deliver as many nutrients to your body as you can. It’s best to haveContinue reading...
Rope skipping is an excellent cardio-respiratory endurance exercise that also builds muscles and bones and improves balance and coordination. Five minutes isContinue reading...
Mindless eating is not unusual. But watching yourself do it - even in retrospect - is half the battle. Mindless eating takes many forms: theContinue 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.