Why not abandon extreme dieting and focus instead on small, incremental improvements to your routine—“tweaks” that improve health but don’t feel overwhelming?
Category: Weight management
Three Roadblocks to Your Fitness Goals
ure, right now you may be busy with the holiday whirlwind, but New Year’s Day is right around the corner—and with it, New Year’s resolutions. The start of a new year is the perfect (and popular) time to set fitness and health goals—whether that’s eating better, exercising more often, or losing those extra pounds. But […]
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Sad, but true: Most of us don’t like our own bodies. Among women, body dissatisfaction is epidemic. One study found that the percentage of American women who aren’t satisfied with their bodies could be as high as 91 percent. A growing number of studies show that it’s an issue for men too. One study put […]
The Surprising Secret to Weight Loss
If you’re looking for a simple way to lose weight and improve your health, don’t look to flashy ads or trendy diets. Instead, try this often-overlooked plan: fiber-rich meals.
Hooked on Sugar
Drastically Improve Your Health by Cutting Back on Sugar
8 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
To be honest, the holidays are my favorite time of year because of the food. I come from a Southern family where a holiday meal is not complete unless you have candied yams, collard greens, corn bread stuffing, macaroni and cheese, and pecan pie. Each year, the fear of losing the progress I’ve attained over […]
5 Ways to Retrain Your Taste Buds
Research shows it’s possible to train yourself to crave healthy foods. So clear out the Oreos and make room for more fresh fruit in your kitchen!
Do Thyroid Disorders Affect Weight Gain?
We preview an article in Vibrant Life magazine that talks about the various effects of a thyroid disorder, including the possibility that a underperforming thyroid can lead to extra pounds of fat.
“We Will Never Be Overweight Again”
Meet Herman and Sherman Smith, also known as the “Subway Twins.” A dramatic wake-up call, as well as a major setback, taught these twins the value of a healthy lifestyle—especially exercise. Their journey to better health began in 2002 when the mother of the then 21-year-old twins walked into the living room and made a […]
I’ll Drink to That
On my most recent birthday my husband gave me a beautiful, lush potted plant that I simply adored. A week later I took off for a three-week trip to Africa, leaving my daughter to care for my new plant while I was away. Imagine my dismay when I returned home and found a mass of […]