We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t... Read more
There are many motivations for sticking with a healthy diet. Eating more of the good stuff (and less of the junky stuff) can help you prevent cancer, extend your lifespan, protect your heart and manage your weight. But one thing we don't always r... Read more
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
Have you ever noticed that you have a little more pep in your step after eating certain foods--and that other foods can leave you feeling mentally and physically awful? You're not imagining things; as it turns out, all food is not created equal w... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
It seems to me that we live by all kinds of "rules" that are somewhat subconscious. Think about your rules for sleeping - I always think that I gain something by sleeping later on days off. My husband thinks that no on should go to bed before midni... Read more
I've allowed myself into a big pitfall the last few days. In an attempt to regain some energy, I had consciously made the decision to eat a little above my calorie range for a few days. I'm hoping to replenish my zapped energy and maybe even a coup... Read more
I really hate cooking. I tried to adjust, but just hate it. I moved on to simple foods that require little to no cooking, salads..., but have become bored and am now completely off my plan and eating junk. AGAIN! Help. Simple but healthy food pre... Read more
I just downed 6 keebler cookies. I mostly do ok with cravings. Not stressed, hungry,or bored, I am just craving cookies and its been over a month since I had any and feel guilty about eating them! My sweet craving is satisfied and I know I won't b... Read more
I remember seeing these commercials about this hormone cortisol that is produced when you're stressed and under pressure. It inhibits us from losing weight. So since I'm under a lot of stress and pressure at work, I got a great idea to eat extremel... Read more
I've noticed 3 types of hunger on my weight loss journey: Physical Hunger, in which my body needs food; Mouth Hunger, in which I have a taste for something, but my body doesn't need the fuel; and Psychological Hunger, in which my emotions or conditio... Read more
Identifying your body shape and learning to love it are two different things. This is especially true when the world indicates we should be something we don't see when we look in the mirror. Do you know what your body type is and have you learned to... Read more
Food is your body's fuel. Put in the right formulation and the body "purrs like a kitten." Put in the wrong formulation and things start to go wrong. Do you see your body as a sports car or a truck? Does your image of your body effect your eating an... Read more
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