Today so many people are overweight or obese that it is sometimes viewed as the norm. This is making it difficult for parents to recognize whether their own child has a weight problem. A recent study surveyed the parents of almost 300... Read more
While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors.
There are two main categories of ris... Read more
You stare at your to-do list with dread: Unload the dishwasher, return the library books, do the laundry, pick up dinner, drop the kids off at the mall, go to the gym…and that’s just the beginning. The list seems endless and unfortunatel... Read more
Eating healthier may seem like a daunting task, especially when you're not sure how to start. Will you go hungry? Will your meals taste like cardboard? Will you have to give up your favorite foods?
Don't worry. When you make small change... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
I am an Aldi's shopper and enjoy the store because the prices are reasonable and I can stay on budget. What I notice is that there are not a lot of low sugar, salt, fat options for their foods while name brands have more options. My conflict is do I... Read more
Honestly - I love SP nutrition tracker but its easier for me to go off course since it's connected to the computer and not me. However, I bought a calorie journal and I've been doing SO MUCH better eating healthy because it's in my purse and with me... Read more
Starting my day with a nice workout really sets my day up for success with my weight loss goals...I leave the gym feeling energized and wanting to eat healthy so that I can maximize the benefit of the workout that I just did. I also keep in mind the... Read more
One of the 7 Secrets to a Strong Start is to focus on developing healthy habits, not losing weight. One habit that many people struggle with is mindless eating. The 10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle Mind Over Body plan can help you with t... Read more
When you look at all of the information out there regarding children's eating habits, it's enough to make your head spin. As parents, you should do this, but don't do that. As an example to your kids, you should eat this, but don't ea... Read more
Healthy eating habits are important for good health. I need to focus on eating more healthfully. On a scale of 1-10 I would rate myself 5. Probably more fiber and drinking more water would help to improve my dietary habits. Also, eating more vegetabl... Read more
Including your children in the meal preparation process increases their awareness and appetite for healthy eating. When we as parents communicate interest and enthusiasm for making healthy meals, we are more likely to instill the same attitudes... Read more
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