I like to keep a stockpile of my favorite foods in my pantry so that when the mood strikes, I have what I’m craving. But it turns out that may not be a good idea for certain foods, because they actually lose their health punch over time, according to a report by Amy Paturel in EatingWell Magazine.Continue reading...
For Alittletoomuchtiff, losing weight is more than just dieting. She made a commitment to change her lifestyle to include healthier eating habits, exercise, and the right mindset, which helped her lose 50 poundsContinue reading...
Your break time or lunch might be the best time to get your workouts out of the way and regroup. Exercising at work will give you a burst of energy and allow more time to spend with friends and family when you leave work.Continue reading...
One of the more well known clichés that tie power to food is ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch a queen and dinner like a pauper.’ While the image of influential people and celebrities in America remains tied to being thin, there seems to be a disconnect at the dinner table. For some reason, many people still equate portion size with social status.Continue reading...
Last week many of you made some fantastic home-made stock. Now what on earth should you do with it? Most calorie counters know how to answer that question. Let'sContinue reading...
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It’s that time of year when any sniffle, cough or sneeze is noticed—and if it didn’t come from you, chances are you’re subtly putting a little space between you and whoever it came from.Continue reading...
If you’re an American, chances are you have at least one snack a day. While snacking isn’t a bad thing, new research is showing when you snack may have a bearing on how much weight you lose.Continue reading...
This week starts out at the bottom of a mountain where Alison is waiting for the contestants. She tells them that it’s the infamous “put your weight back on” challengeContinue reading...
Mary Hartley RD, representing CalorieCount.com, answers the question, "Should I take apple cider vinegar?"Continue reading...
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine joked that I shouldn’t snap a photo of what I was eating for my blog because it wasn’t “healthy.” Granted, I was eating a cheeseburger with Doritos, potato salad, and a brownie—obviously, not the most nutritious foods to pile onto my plate.Continue reading...
Does your kitchen pantry work with or against your healthy eating habits? It’s time for a makeover. By having a pantry stocked with healthy items, cooking meals and preparing snacks will be easier, making eating wholesome food a breeze.Continue reading...
I’m a world champion at sleeping, but I know my diet is worse when I don’t get my regular eight to nine hours. I tend to reach for more food—especially carbs—to help wake me up. It never works and probably makes me feel less energized.
Have you ever looked into a mirror and disliked what you were looking at? Well, that's what happened to Rosielena17. Seeing herself at such a heavy weight wasn’t a laughing matter anymore and prompted her to start her weight loss journey. She has lost 60 lbs by making changes to her eating and exercise habitsContinue reading...
There are varying statistics about the usefulness of New Year’s resolutions. All of them point to an alarming failure rate. How are you going to avoid becoming a statistic? The answer is by starting now.Continue reading...
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