Are you sitting down? Here’s some alarming news: Researchers are discovering that functions as basic as eating and breathing produce dangerous substances in our bodies called free radicals. We’ll skip the organic chemistry lesson and simp... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.All of these... Read more
Bend, twist, reach, and pull.
While this may sound like an intensive aerobics class, these are actually movements you do while working in the garden. Researchers estimate that gardening burns an average of 300 calories per hour, while heavy yard... Read more
Sticking with a healthy eating plan is hard work. There is no way around that, but for many it means giving up the foods that they love the most. But, you don’t have to do that! If you are limiting yourself so much that healthy eating becomes m... Read more
I have been riding my exercise bike for 1 1/2 hours per day. Staying within my caloric range with a surplus of 500 calories each day which means I should losse a pound a week.. When I first started biking I lost weight, but now I have gained back 4... Read more
Hi my name is carmen. when i started my quest which will be 3 years october, i thought can not be done. let's just say i started well over three hundred pounds , 336 to be exact. well now at 203 pounds, i can not tell you the difference. i see old pi... Read more
I have blogged in detail about what is going on so I don't have to take up space here..
For those that your kids, teens are joining you in your weight loss jour... Read more
I have been busting my butt the past few weeks, and I'm proud of myself for how much I've been working out. But I have not lost a single pound. Sure my weight went up and down a pound or two, but I always go right back to the same number. I eat be... Read more
Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident.
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It is well understood that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables provides many health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and reducing risks of heart disease, cancer, and digestive problems. Not only do they provide many necessary vitamins and mi... Read more
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