Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di... Read more
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms like heartburn and acid regurgitation. Although there are many theories on the causes of GERD, experts aren't sure exactly what causes it. There are two main categories of risks th... Read more
Would your friends lie to you? They just might be...
This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... 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
Grief is tough, and loss of a family member is hard. Do your best not to beat yourself up over food choices too much, but if you can find a healthier way to channel your energy (like going for a walk), try that instead. Sending you hugs and prayers.... Read more
On another thread someone mentioned a friend who asked for feedback on her weight.
Most of us believe that weight loss is a personal issue
What would you do if you had a close friend who was
obsessed with getting THIN to the point o... Read more
Chocolate cake breakfast could help you lose weight --
It sounds too good to be true but new research says having dessert - along with the traditional fry up - burns off the pounds.
Morning is the best time to consume sweets because... Read more
I have been trying to follow some of the meal plans but am having trouble finding some of the items that match the nutritionals listed. Can someone tell me what brand of cheddar has 98 cal for 2 oz? The best I can find is 60 cal/oz. Also, what kind... Read more
Ok I just started a cancer/weight loss study I have been in this since December of last year but my group officially starts tomorrow. The thing is they want me to weigh myself everyday... Isn't this a big no-no? I will be scale obsessed I know it.... Read more
Researchers at Harvard University have found that body fat just below the skin (called subcutaneous fat) on the buttocks, hips and thighs may help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Although the study was done on mice, they are finding t... Read more
Whether you're trying to lose or few pounds or maintain your current weight, most exercisers are interested in "burning fat" during their workouts. Of course, the fat-burning benefits of exercise vary based on when and what you last ate... Read more
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