Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
In the many years that I have been working with clients who want to lose weight, first as a personal trainer and now as a weight-loss coach, two questions come up over and over again. The first is, ''Will you give me a specific diet to follow... Read more
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
What comes to mind for you when you hear the word diet? If you’re like most people, you probably imagine eating carrot sticks, going to bed hungry, and giving up your favorite foods—and that's why so many diets fail. Most people just... Read more
I had 2000 calories today. I feel sad now. I was right at my upper limit when I came home from work and there was a chicken cheese steak in the fridge. I couldn't resist, instant regret. Ugh... Read more
I am on my first week back after a three year hiatus. I recall that the daily calorie goal used to adjust if you were very active. I have been working out about 45-60 minutes each day this week, but my calorie range has remained 1,200-1,550 calories... Read more
The old diet standbys of grapefruit, cabbage with low calorie veggie soup, and crisp salads are good to include in healthy eating plans. They help to fill you up and give you needed nutrients. They are not, however, sufficient for sustenance. Give up... Read more
Calories: How to Know if You Go Too LowCutting calories is the approach most dieters must take to meet their weight-loss goals. But every once in a while people take calorie restriction too far, ultimately making weight loss slower and more difficult... Read more
A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e... Read more
A recent study published in the April 2013 issue of the International Journal of Obesity examined whether people would lose more weight on their own (sticking to a prescribed calorie goal) or by eating pre-packaged diet foods that totaled the same n... Read more
Yes, that's right. It sounds crazy, doesn't it? Well that's just the kind of girl I am. I wonder if I'm the only one on Spark doing this. Well, as I've said in previous blogs, I've tried everything else, so why not try a simple, normal healthy di... Read more
After reading an article on Wikipedia I've decided on a diet that seems right for me! The 10,000 calorie diet!
The 10,000 calorie diet involves eating enough calories to confuse your metabolism and the after effect is that it shuts down and burn... Read more
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