Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu... Read more
Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp... Read more
Convenience foods and snacking go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many of these convenient snacks also go straight to our waistlines. When "snack packs" appeared on the market just a few years ago, dieters rejoiced! Now, they could easily coun... Read more
Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'... Read more
Been there, done that, paying the price now. It is a long, slow process to undo the damage I did. There is no simple answer. It becomes a downward spiral - stress leads to eating, eating weight gain, added stress, more eating. You have to find help.... Read more
Anyone have any experience with those fit bits I keep hearing about? How much do they run, are there water proof models? How does it "work"? I mean, is it hard to sync to a computer? Is it user friendly? Are there any knock offs like it that wor... Read more
Many bricks-and-mortar retail stores clearly tell you that any "price match" that they offer does not apply to matching online vendor prices. Not always true! Recently got in-store price match by comparing a "ship-to-store" price elsewhere, also on... Read more
In a recent IBM study, about three-fourths of the consumers interviewed revealed they still want quality and nutrition along with value when making food purchases during these more difficult financial times. The Braun research group conducted 4,000 t... Read more
A few months back, I reviewed some portion control products from Fit & Fresh. We were so impressed that we decided to partner with Fit & Fresh to develop some healthy eating "kits" for our members, which are now available in the recently updated Spar... Read more
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