On the journey with weight, it’s important to maintain your motivation and positivity when reaching for your goals. It may seem like keeping an eye on that number on the scale — and watching that number decrease over time — is the only way that you can truly see success, but there are other ways to know you’re
Waist-Friendly Memorial Day Choices
Try these easy tips to make your Memorial Day barbeque light and healthy:
For pre-dinner appetizers, stick to the veggie tray or fresh fruit (dipping your fruits and veggies into yogurt and hummus will also add an extra punch of protein).
If you know the host is making hot dogs and hamburgers, bring along your own lean turkey burger or veggie burger to throw on the grill with
What You Need to Know about The Biggest Loser Study
By Nikki Anschick
The findings revealed that the extreme amount of weight lost during such a short period of time had actually reduced the metabolisms of these contestants to the point that they have to consume an average of 500 fewer calories than a person of the same weight in order to maintain their current weight. The study also showed reduced levels of leptin in contestants, a hormone that regulates hunger, which causes increased cravings. While the study does bring up
7 Simple Swaps to Make Your Diet More Mediterranean
Health benefits, plus just plain good food make this diet a winner, but that doesn’t mean you have to follow a strict eating plan to reap some of the rewards. In fact, the beauty of this diet and lifestyle is that it can be easier and a whole lot more enjoyable to follow than many more restrictive diets. These 7 simple swaps will help you make your diet a little more Mediterranean without the fear of falling off a diet wagon.*
Tips for Setting Realistic Weight-loss Goals
When developing your goals for weight loss, exercise, eating health and more, it’s important to keep them realistic. Quite often, we become frustrated when we don’t see immediate weight-loss results, but it’s important not to let yourself become frustrated along the weight-loss path.
Get Off the Diet Roller Coaster
The Health Nut
She’s the one who goes to the salad bar and not only enjoys all of the steps towards wellness that you’ve taken — she defends these steps. The health nut is focused on the long-term benefits and enjoys eating healthy food, exercise, meeting deadlines and saving for retirement.
The Wild Child
The wild child doesn’t always get along with your health nut, Blatner says. Instead, the
There’s More to Weight Loss Than Food
The truth is that the ultimate goal of reducing calories in and boosting calories out is just the tip of the iceberg. Real success is about more than just food and counting the calories we take in versus the calories we burn. The healthy weight loss equation also includes several other key factors that are now being explored more in depth. If reaching a healthy weight is on your to-do list, start with a healthy diet (calories in) and regular exercise (calories out), but don
4 Fitness Challenges to Start Now
Starting April 1, this 30-day Challenge will help you get fit and healthy with a daily workout, recipe, or health tip. Take the Challenge on your own, or round up friends and family to participate with you. Here are four example challenges, so you know what to expect:
Eat a High-Protein Breakfast
Eating breakfast keeps your weight in check, leaves you in a better mood, and helps you concentrate. Start your day off strong with this more...