Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to k... Read more
We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body?
We put together a list of... Read more
''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
Most dieters lose momentum in two weeks according to a recent SparkPeople poll.
Five pounds down, then another three. Then deadlock. You’ve hit the plateau and are stalling out and about to give up. Momentum is one of the hardest iss... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Day four has been terrible. Day four has sucked. Not because of the diet but because of the drama. Lost two close friends today over a misunderstanding..... But the up side is that I didn't over eat. wanted to because I was sad. Didn't though......... Read more
Am really gonna need you all for the next 9 days. My kids will be gone and I just really feel down when they are not here. Am not one of those moms who is like "I need me time" or "I need a break". I like my kids and enjoy being with them and I miss... Read more
Firstly do this for yourself & your health and ONLY yourself not just because other people are being hurtful, snide, mean and want you to lose the weight so you look aesthetically more pleasing to them. In short scr*w them. It won't stick if you do i... Read more
How many times have you seen a product that promises great results for weight loss in a short amount of time? Too many, if you ask me! Not only do they make these great promises, but they have "fabulous before and after photos" to show cons... Read more
Everybody loves to play the blame game.If thereís a problem, itís got to be somebodyís fault, right? So, letís figure out whose fault it is, and get that person straightened out, right now! Or at least make sure the finger's not pointing at us. Playi... Read more
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