In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ... Read more
You’ve tried mints, gum and mouthwash but nothing works. Bad breath is affecting your social life, causing you to shy away from your loved ones and preventing you from speaking up at work. You’ve already spent a small fortune to cover it... Read more
Looking for more ways to become a healthier you? Here are 10 great ideas you can use any day, every day.
1. Drink a glass of water. Water is an essential nutrient for life. But beyond that, you just plain feel better when you’re well... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
1. Start Small
Quite possibly the biggest mistake people make is pushing the accelerator too soon. You can’t lose 20 pounds in a week. But you can lose one. Taking small bites and chewing slowly have as much to do wi... Read more
Just wanted to share a little victory this week. I was able to reach my goal for burning calories this week! I was able to consistently go to the gym this week everyday Monday to Friday. That's a big deal for me. I'm feeling very motivated! :-)... Read more
I'd eat to my hunger instead of the range. As long as you're getting all your required nutrients and are eating above minimum recommendation (1200 at absolute least), you should be fine. Or sever the link between activity and food.... Read more
Got a little off track this past week. I've still continued to track everything though. I lost 11 lbs with SP and weighed in today. So far I've only gained 2 lbs back. Getting back on track asap. One mistake I made last time: not tracking my mistakes... Read more
Made myself sick eating too much junk at a company picnic yesterday. The old me would have sulked got depressed and been caught in a downward spiral. The new me, my SP alter ego, had me up and working out hard this morning.... Read more
It really does work! I have always hear and read about it. Now I believe. If you take your time and properly chew your food (I do at least 35 chews but it also depends on what I am eating) you will eat less and feel satisfied sooner.I also noticed I... Read more
Over the years, I've had an "on and off" addiction to chewing gum. It seems like I go through phases, where I go through packs of gum like a smoker goes through packs of cigarettes. Then other times I kind of lose interest a... Read more
We've searched the web for interesting healthy lifestyle stories. This week we've found some great ones. All those extras--from ketchup on your egg white omelet (15 calories) to the mayo on your turkey burger (100 calories), can really add up. How do... Read more
A Swedish Proverb:
Fear less, hope more.
Eat less, chew more.
Whine less, breathe more.
Talk less, say more.
Hate less, love more,
and all good things will be yours.
Every line in this proverb spoke to me! So... Read more
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