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STAY-ON-TRACK TIPS

Monday, April 05, 2010      6 comments

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

Sunday, April 04, 2010      5 comments

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

Saturday, April 03, 2010      5 comments

"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

Friday, April 02, 2010      6 comments

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....

Thursday, April 01, 2010      8 comments

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

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      5 comments

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

Tuesday, March 30, 2010      6 comments

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

Monday, March 29, 2010      3 comments

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

SALAD SMARTS

Sunday, March 28, 2010      8 comments

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

Saturday, March 27, 2010      3 comments

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! :-)

Friday, March 26, 2010      10 comments

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

Thursday, March 25, 2010      2 comments

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

Wednesday, March 24, 2010      6 comments

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

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      7 comments

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

Monday, March 22, 2010      7 comments

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


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