Even the man upstairs is becoming a part of the obesity issue - or at least his spokesman is. Author Dr. Ben Lerner (chiropractor) describes Body by God simply as the Un-Diet, a plan that calls for you to turn your back on food by man (processed foods) and turn toward food by God, foods that do not leave... Read More
Although best known as the ditzy blonde Chrissy Snow on Three's Company , actress Suzanne Somers has also left a legacy in the weight-loss industry. This age-defying diet and fitness leader has created a brand around herself, offering a well-rounded line of products -- from food and drinks to kitchen... Read More
When most people think of miracle-working foods, fiber is often the first thing that comes to mind. That's because fiber helps prevents heart disease, cancer, diabetes and a host of other debilitating ailments. It's also beneficial for proper digestion. But that's not all.
You've probably already found dozens of fad diets that promise to help you "lose 10 pounds in 10 days!" or "lose 5 pounds this weekend!" but almost all of these diet plans will leave you hungry, tired and only losing a few pounds of water weight in the first few days -- most of which will come right back as soon as you start eating your regular menu.
When you want to lose weight safely and for the long-term, you... Read More
Amazingly, this is one diet with nine different plans. That is what is offered by nutritionist and weight-loss expert Anne Collins. Among the programs you can choose from are the Low GI Diet, Low Carb Diet, Balanced Diet, 14-Day Low Calorie Diet Booster, Cholesterol Lowering Diet, Vegetarian Quick-Start Diet,... Read More
By Lucas Wold
My gym is located right by Lake Tahoe, which is home to the sexiest beaches in Nevada, hands down. It should come as no surprise then, that I am most often called on for help lookin' good in a bikini.
Here are SEVEN of my sizzling hot tips to help you raise your metabolism through the roof, so... Read More
by Lauren B. Wallace
Our moods have a lot to do with our eating habits. Emotional problems, such as unemployment, divorce, or health problems can either decrease our appetite or encourage emotional eating. Even a simple change in our daily routine can sabotage our weight loss efforts. When we feel... Read More
by Elizabeth Kelly
Sometimes it seems like the secret to successful dieting hinges on just a few seconds of your day. You've been so good: writing in your food journal, sticking to the plan, passing up the office snacks. Then it happens. It may be that moment when you get home from work, or just a fleeting thought while you're watching TV. You're craving something, and you're... Read More
You were doing so well on your diet! Now you're covered with cookie crumbs, and the remains of a container of Ben & Jerry's are melting on the coffee table. You've had another eating binge, you feel awful, and you're ready to give up. But you can bounce back. Many people falter several times during a weight-loss program and still attain their goals.
Why We Binge ... Read More
These days, everyone's stressed. Kids, traffic, gas prices, and work add up to a prescription for headaches and grinding teeth. Another side effect of stress is weight gain.
How Stress Makes You Fat
During ongoing stress, the body's adrenal glands create more of the hormone cortisol than is normally needed. Too much cortisol can make you depressed, which can trigger comfort food binges. Cortisol also stimulates... Read More