After cranking up your willpower and sweating buckets at the gym, it can be a major letdown when the scale doesn’t budge. In fact, a recent survey found that not seeing quick results is the biggest barrier to staying the course with your diet. ... Read more
Bread, Wine and Cheese-Lovers Diet
Go Mediterranean. Dieting doesn't have to be about deprivation, especially when you follow a Mediterranean-style way of eating. This diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, seeds, bread, dairy, fish, olive oil, poultry and wine. Most o... Read more
MANTRA OF THE MONTH
"I want what I have"
It's perfectly natural to desire more-more clothes, more friends, more money; it's only human. But obsessing over the things you're lacking can make you feel dissatisfied. This month take a moment to acknowledge what ... Read more
Give Your Food A Flavor Boost
You love burgers, but you're watching your waistline. That doesn't mean you have to resort to eating a dry patty of meat. Sure, you'll want to ditch the chili, the cheese and the mayo. However, you can still enjoy a burger that packs a mean punc... Read more
An Aspirin A Day....
Forget apples. Experts want you to pop an aspirin a day...and they say it could save your life. Aspirin therapy has made quite a name for itself over the years. According to the experts, aspirin therapy not only reduces the risk of damage during... Read more
Diversify Your Workouts
Spending hours upon hours on the treadmill can be downright dull. After an extended period of time, the same old exercises are going to wear out their welcome. Variety is the spice of life -- so be sure to mix it up regularly. For starters, find... Read more
Add, Don't Subtract
Instead of concentrating on cutting foods out of your diet, bring new foods to the table. There are probably a whole slew of fruits and vegetables you've never sampled. In order to prevent yourself from feeling deprived, train yourself to look a... Read more
MIND OVER BODY
When your spirits lift, everything follows (yes, even your butt). Leslie Sokol, PhD., and Marci G. Fox, Ph.D, authors of "Think Confident, Be Confident", offer tips on loving the skin you're in.
SEE THE ENTIRE LANDSCAPE. You're more than ... Read more
Keep your dinner or side greens healthy, not to mention yummy, with these quick tips from Marissa Lippert, R.D. , author of "The Cheater's DIet."
SPLURGE A LITTLE. Yes, cheese, avocado and nuts are high in calories and fat, but they taste ... Read more
How To Lose Those Last 10 Lbs
You thought you'd never get here, but you're just 10 pounds shy of your goal. The last leg of your weight loss journey can often be the most difficult. After all, if you lose a pound a week, that could still take you another few months. Don't gi... Read more
NEW JOB! :-)
Well, after exactly 1 year of tough job searching and trying to survive on unemployment, I have found a job! I start on Wednesday. I will be an Administrative Assistant doing phones, general office work & some accounting. I have never done ac... Read more
Dieters: Reap The Benefit of Dairy
Love milk, yogurt and other dairy products? Well, there's a new reason to make sure you've got milk. Studies show that consuming three to four servings of low-fat dairy every day actually helps burn more fat. But experts stress that in order for... Read more
Avoid Diets Low In Calories
Common sense says that if you want to lose weight, you should lower your calorie intake. But how low can you go? It's important to find a happy medium that will be good for your body. Many people believe that dropping down to 800 calories or les... Read more
Need To Lose Weight? Plan For Life
Cut out all carbs...Consume only low-fat foods...Drink a shake for every meal...The number of ways to lose weight is endless, and many of them work for the time being. However, following a diet that's not compatible with your lifestyle isn't the... Read more
Wear Clothes That Fit
It's hard to feel good about yourself when you don't look good. One way to maintain your self-confidence is by taking care of your appearance. Instead of wearing clothes that are too big or too small, find articles that fit good enough to be fla... Read more