Diet Mistakes Can Influence Weight Simple diet mistakes can derail your best efforts to get back into that favorite pair of jeans. If the scale seems stuck, or your weight drops off only to bounce back up, there’s a chance you could be making one of these 12 weight loss blunders.
Are you worried about your weight gain? If you started taking in more calories than usual or cutting back on exercise, you wouldn’t be surprised if the numbers on the scale crept higher. But what if you’re doing everything the same as you always do and your weight still goes up? It’s time to delve […]
Sodium: A Good Thing…in Moderation We may malign the salt shaker, but sodium plays an important role in the body. It’s essential for fluid balance, muscle strength, and nerve function. But most of us get too much. U.S. guidelines call for less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day — about 1 teaspoon of table […]
What Is Weight Loss Really? Weight loss is a lifestyle. You live in a world that tells you to lose weight — while tempting you to gain more. To maintain successful weight loss, you must address the mental issues, not just the physical. Weight loss is work. “Get-thin-quick” schemes are as unreliable as “get-rich-quick” schemes. […]
Turkey: The Superfood If you reserve eating turkey for the almighty Thanksgiving feast, then you’re likely shortchanging yourself and depriving yourself on one of the healthiest foods around. Bird is the word, as this festive food is chock full of goodness. Lean white meat, breasts, tenderloins, cutlets and ground turkey are all healthy cuts of […]
Weight Loss Exercise: Things to Consider A lot of us live our lives like penned animals. Built to move, too often we put ourselves in a cage. We have bodies designed for racing across the savannas, but we live a lifestyle designed for migrating from the bed to the breakfast table; to the car seat; […]