Do you often feel like your weight loss efforts are a constant battle, with as many defeats as victories? Are you plagued by frequent cravings when you stick to your diet, and by guilt or shame when you don’t? Do you even remember what real hun... Read more
When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me... Read more
The first – and easiest – step you should take towards becoming more healthy is so, so simple; it’s eating breakfast. Breakfast eaters get myriad benefits including:
a revved up metabolism started early so that it burns t... 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
As a veterinarian, obesity is one of the most common problems I see affecting our pet population today. Not only can excess weight cause your dog or cat to feel sluggish and less than his or her best, but it can contribute to a whole host of health p... Read more
Hey there, I'm a 19 years old lady who wishes to build a stronger body frame. However, I always give in to sweet desserts (chocolate and ice cream especially!) more than once a week :/ I find myself often losing the motivation to work out and eat wit... Read more
Ok, I'm aware of this thought...and that's a good thing.
Did not go to the store.
Did not bake anything.
Many stressful thoughts precede this desire. But hey- the cookies are going to help will they...
just a few moments of bliss..(sigh) f... Read more
I have completely lost my Spark. This year has been complete hell. Since April I have been dealing with my dad's health issues. He has been home 2 weeks in October during all of this time and as I write this is in the hospital. He has had 3 amput... Read more
If you are ever tempted by a candy bar or other sweets and snacks just tell yourself over and over that you could eat right and lose the weight now, and eat the sweets later. Tell yourself that you could always buy a 60 cent candy bar or a 99 cent ba... Read more
Many of us have spent the past six years tuning in each week to view the success of the contestants on The Biggest Loser. The premise of the show being the one who loses the most weight without being voted off wins a whopping $250,000 in the finale.F... 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
I always thought this would be harder. I have not tried this before because I thought I would have to eat very little. The fact is if you just start eating the correct amount of calories you will lose weight.
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