Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
Anyone who has experienced gallstones is familiar with the accompanying pain and discomfort. Gallstones are crystallized clumps of cholesterol that form in the gallbladder. After eating, one usually experiences symptoms such as indigestion, bloating... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
Wish i took my measurements when I started this two months ago. All of my jeans, scrub pants, pj pants,and even bras fit different and my shirts much looser. I wont buy new clothes until right before cruise in a month, but im curious what I was.... Read more
I bought some whey isolate. I know body builders take this to build muscle. It seems to me like it could aid in weight loss. But the bottle says not to take if you are trying to lose weight. Does anyone know why.... Read more
So I started a health and fitness journey March 1st.
1. I have half a non working thyroid (thyroidectomy) Diabetes and fatty liver.
2. I have been eating SUPER clean and healthy and have had my diabetes meds cut in half, with the hopes of being... Read more
Alright I confess... I have been dieting my whole life. Like a yoyo my weight has gone up and down many times over my many years of dieting, and believe me it has been very difficult to stay positive. Maintaining weight can be tricky and discouragi... Read more
If your body is toxic you have inflammation & fat accumulates in your system. Inflammation is the primary cause of many diseases, headaches, depression, tireness, etc. Garlic and onions, water & magnesium capsules in the form of magnesium citrate d... Read more
Many people with Asthma know that exercising can be a very trying experience. People with asthma CAN exercise. This Group was formed, to Inform, Motivate, Encourage, and Inspire Asthma Sufferers.... Read more
Earlier this week I encouraged you to use a simple tip to take control of mindless eating to help you with the secrets to a strong start.
Another of the secrets is to weigh yourself weekly to help track your success. I know how frustrating it can... Read more
By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks. Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions? You&rsqu... Read more
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