Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
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
Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
Let’s take a break and have a little fun!
Dieting is important business, but that doesn’t mean we have to take it so darned seriously. Time to play a game!
Below are some jumbled up words and short phrases. See how long... Read more
Sometimes, I just get bored with good old, good-for-you H20. On the other hand, a cup of unsweetened herbal tea -- I like mint and citrusy varieties -- is a nice change from the same old. Good luck and good sparking to you all!
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my assignment today was to share "sneaky ways to get in water." Since I enjoy water, I don't sneak it in. I drink water with every meal, whether I eat in our out. When dining out I ask for lemon with my water. I try to keep those tea or crystal l... Read more
Slim-Down IdeasSplurging on a gym membership isn't the only way to weight loss. What you eat is obviously important, but how you eat can also help you reach your goal weight. Click through for nutrition tips that could help bo... Read more
Need another reason to get fit? New research shows that endurance-trained athletes have a higher resting metabolism than those who don't exercise. This suggests that they burn energy faster than sedentary people even without exercising--and the dif... Read more
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