Metabolism, or the process of making energy available to the body, “adapts” to weight loss and a low calorie intake by burning fewer calories than would be expectedContinue reading...
Hypnosis isn't a magic bullet and it should be refreshed periodically, but it's a safe and modestly successful adjunct to a healthy diet and exercise. Hypnosis is a temporary state ofContinue reading...
Some are, and some are not. You can identify the best granola bars by this criteria: A granola bar that weighs 40 grams should have < 3 grams of total fat, < 1 gram ofContinue reading...
Activities vary in their calorie burning potential depending on the vigor with which they are performed. For instance, general water aerobics burnsContinue reading...
Some methods that people use to avoid snacking during food prep (and clean-up!) are to chew gum, sip on a low calorie beverage, have a snack beforeContinue reading...
Calorie Count does not prescribe a particular diet or tell people to avoid particular foods. We only ask that you eat a balanced diet with all of the food groupsContinue reading...
You are experiencing the effects of yo-yo dieting. When your weight flew off last year, you lost some of your muscle mass. Muscle burns calories, and now you have lessContinue reading...
To undo holiday indulgences, eat less and become more active. I’ll bet you’re not even hungry on the day after a holiday feast. Eat to your comfort level and chooseContinue reading...
It is easier for men to create the calorie deficit needed for weight loss. Because of testosterone, men have more muscle, and muscle is metabolicallyContinue reading...
The Olive Garden Garden-Fresh Salad gets the bulk of its calories from the signature Italian dressing and other calories from theContinue reading...
Serve your children fresh foods that are minimally processed. Here's a way to remember which foods they like: Divide a piece of paper into five columnsContinue reading...
Research shows that lack of sleep might be related to weight gain. The reason could be due to changes in levels of the hormone leptin, which suppressesContinue reading...
Your exercise plan is more than adequate. Be sure to listen to your body so you don't get injured. Eat a balanced diet, drink enough fluids, and get sufficientContinue reading...
Successful dieters in the National Weight Control Registry weigh themselves daily to stay motivated. But if you can’t deal with unexplainable weight fluctuationsContinue reading...
To survive in a restaurant, watch what you order and limit your portions. Order only dishes that feature vegetables and lean meat or fish, and skip itemsContinue 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.