LeAnn Rimes is sick of playing the "weighting" game. The singer-actress is under fire yet again for her bony appearance, which she deems "healthy." Fans were shocked at bikini photos that the recently married celebrity Tweeted over the weekend. One of Rimes' Twitter followers even called her "Scary skinny," a comment which offended Mrs. Eddie Cibrian. Rimes was quick to defend her figure, stating, "Those are called abs not... Read More
By Janet Martin
Some people complain that no amount of exercising or dieting can help them lose their weight. It seems that even if they reduce the amount of calories they take in daily or increase their exercise regimen, the drop in their weight stays marginal at best. There are also a number of individuals who... Read More
All along, turkey has been associated to once a year family feasts. You know, the Thanksgiving turkey. The Christmas turkey. Roast turkey stuffed with some yummy stuffing, eaten with gravy or cranberry sauce is a must for the end of the year celebrations.
The fact is, turkey is such a healthy meat, it should not be reserved ONLY for Christmas and Thanksgiving. You should have turkey as part of your daily diet -- especially the... Read More
In a society where dieting can seem virtually impossible amidst all of the food temptations and those of convenience, there is hope. A little willpower comes in handy sometimes, as well as moderation. After following your plan, how come it is still hard to lose those last pounds? The answer may lie in some of your seemingly "healthy" foods.
When buying groceries, it is an old adage to buy something from every food... Read More
You need only to visit the section in any department store that displays bathroom scales to discover very quickly that analog scales are becoming dinosaurs. In fact, you will be hard pressed to find an analog scale these days. However, with all of the new scales on the market today, how do you weigh the scales in terms of their performance?
Weighing the Scales
The current digital models of bathroom scales come in a variety... Read More
Isn't is downright nasty when you are on diet and you are working out, and eating only healthy foods when you hop on the sale at the end of the week, to find out you gained five pounds? And you're wondering if you grew a third foot overnight, or if one of the kids has snuck a toy somehow into the scale.
You don't know how it happened, but you know you have been doing all the right things, and eating all the right foods. And sometimes you... Read More
Dieting? Are you serious? Many people talk a big game when it comes to losing weight, but how committed are they when it comes to making the effort?
You can assess your own weight-loss efforts and initiative to get started by asking yourself a few questions. Are you waiting to get started? If you're waiting for a certain event or stressor to pass before getting started, then forget it. There will... Read More
By Brenda Skidmore
SAD, otherwise known as 'seasonal affective disorder,' is systemic in nature, and this condition can affect anywhere from 5 to 25 percent of the American population.
The symptoms can range from a relatively mild subtype form, of which affects a larger number of people and is commonly... Read More
Weight loss can be tough for anyone. Many of us have a pesky 10 or 20 pounds to lose, but what if your weight loss goals are bigger - much, much bigger? It takes time, determination and a plan to lose 100 pounds or more, but it can be done.
A University of Kentucky study found that one in four people who averaged around 350 pounds apiece could lose 100 pounds in less than four years when limiting... Read More
Emotional eating can wreak havoc on even the most determined dieter. It's a way to suppress or soothe negative feelings like boredom, grief, fear and anger. Triggers may include unemployment, financial stressors, relationship strain, health problems or simply fatigue. Our first reaction when anxiety rears its ugly head is to reach for food for comfort. This in turn leads to the consumption of excess calories thereby causing weight... Read More