You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time... Read more
PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen... Read more
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
Although working out and eating right help you feel good and improve your health, there's no doubt that most of us also do so to improve our appearance. And with shorts and swimsuit season quickly approaching, cellulite might be on the minds of m... Read more
Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin... Read more
TD, it could be water retention. Also, make sure you are staying within your SP calorie range, eating quality foods, and drinking plenty of water. Track EVERYTHING that goes in your mouth. I wish you the best!!... Read more
...before automatically thinking water retention, especially when it has gone on a while. I think it's good to mention possible, real, causes and help people eliminate causes. But, I think not so good to have someone say something like...... Read more
But, that would be a real reason (water retention). I think it's good to point out the real reasons why someone might not be losing. But, you do need to eliminate other possible causes (e.g. Underestimation of portion size)...... Read more
A plateau could be caused by fluid retention, irregularity, or because you’re started to lose fat tissue & gain more lean body tissue, so you are getting leaner!Don't give up! Weight lose will resume again.If your low on magnesium and vitamin D and... Read more
1. Drink at least 8 cups of water per day2. Limit red meat intake to once per week or less3. Make sure you are getting enough potassium, magnesium and calcium in your diet4. Eliminate soda and other sweetened drinks, and limit juices5. Last but d... Read more
We have all said the magic phrase, "I feel fat" at one time or another. While it may be a common saying, does it accurately describe what we are feeling? What exactly does fat feel like? If fat doesn't have a feeling, what exactly are we feeling? Loo... Read more
By Chalene JohnsonProbably the most common question I get when I release a new exercise program is, "Help! I'm gaining weight! Am I doing something wrong?" This is a common phenomenon with any new exercise program, such as Turbo Kick, T... Read more
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