“Is it bad to exercise on an empty stomach?” You may have asked this question before if you tend to exercise early in the morning or right before dinner. According to TIME.com, the answer to that question may surprise you. While the downsides include feeling light-headed or lethargic, the upsides may help you to lose […]
Gone fishin’? Cook your catch into a deliciously healthy grilled fished taco. This recipe from EatingWell is packed with flavor at only 300 calories. Calories 333 Protein 31 g Serves 6 Ingredients: Adobo-Rubbed Fish 4 teaspoons chili powder, preferably made with New Mexico or ancho chiles (see Note) 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons […]
A recent study published in Obesity International reports that six years after their dramatic and well publicized weight loss on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” most contestants had regained the pounds—and on top of that, their metabolic rate had slowed and they were burning fewer calories than before starting the show…
How many of you know someone who will go on a diet because they are getting married, planning a tropical vacation where they’ll have to dawn the dreaded swimsuit, or the common “it’s almost summertime” diet? Perhaps you know someone who does this, or maybe this IS you! While it may seem harmless to diet when we feel like losing a few pounds, what we may not know are the negative effects of weight cycling.
When it comes to making positive lifestyle changes, what we eat can be one of the most difficult habits to change-and stick with. A lot of approaches these days involve an overhaul of current habits, and can easily overwhelm you with feeling like you don’t know where to start. Here are 5 of our favorite small choices that can allow you to start feeling the benefits of healthy foods, while still being easily implementable.
We are all familiar with the golden rule of “do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” but when did it become okay for us to be unkind to our bodies in the way that we think, feed, and treat ourselves? Here are 9 mantras to help get you on the path to having greater self-compassion.
Weight can be an extraordinarily sensitive subject for children and teens. Deciding how to approach weight issues with young people deserves careful attention. Here are some tips for discussing weight with kids.