You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
Snack attack!! Ate almost 3/4 of a bag of Trader Joes cheese puffs tonight, just like the couch potato I used to be!!!! I am angry and ashamed that Icouldn't stop myself. I did run 4 1/4 miles earlier today so that's a wash. Still disappointed.... Read more
Protein shakes.I have a really hard time eating breakfast before/after I workout. Slimfast, special k..etc. If I drink in morning I don't feel sick, my stomach can't handle to much to early. Any suggestions?... Read more
I agree with everyone else! Try eating at least 1200 calories and see what happens. The same thing happened to me when I started exercising, so I went up on my calories and the weight started coming off! Good luck!... Read more
We’re a society that tends to love quick fixes. Even though you know deep down that a diet promising you’ll “lose 30 pounds in 30 days” is too good to be true, it’s still tempting to try. When your hard work... Read more
When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss? How to Lose... Read more
I say this all the time, so those of you who know me and have been reading my blogs for awhile are sick of it, but I'm gonna say it again... I have GOT to get my sht together when it comes to nutrition! I have GOT to shift my thinking away from food... Read more
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