These days, it's hard to turn on the television for more than fifteen minutes without seeing at least one commercial talking about weight loss. However, when you get right down to it, more than weight loss is important, the key is making lifestyle changes - eating more nutritious foods and focusing on physical fitness.
When you recognize that fitness matters and that you're going to want to do more exercise, there are a number of things... Read More
by Alan Chai
A plan for natural weight loss can often include products that will help you focus on the process of losing weight. If you can do so without introducing additional chemical and harmful substances into your body, you will be healthier overall. Natural products give you that extra boost to help get... Read More
by Rita Chaney
Keeping a food journal may be the best-kept secret to dieting successfully. What exactly is a food journal? What should you include in your food journal? Personalize your journal by including the elements you need to experience successful weight loss or maintenance. Food journals are helpful to keep for a number of reasons.
What is a Food Journal?... Read More
Ask most people what their New Year's Resolutions were, and you'll likely find a common answer to lose weight. With so many of us wanting to shed the pounds, why is the obesity pandemic reaching new heights?
Weight loss tends to conjure up images of near starvation and tons of cardio. Most of us do not even start on our New Year's Resolution simply because the thought of it stops us dead in our tracks.
What if we had some... Read More
Looking for help with losing weight? Help that goes beyond the usual lifestyle changes, portion control advice and exercise routines? Weight-loss supplements touting names like "fat burner" and "thermo max" can be enticing. But do they work? And even more important, in the wake of the Food and Drug Administration's recent ban on ephedra, are they safe?
In this article, Environmental Nutrition provides a snapshot... Read More
Almost everything about winter encourages weight gain. Lower temperatures and shortened days signal us to move indoors and don our cold weather wardrobes. Bundling up in layers of clothing in order to keep warm also tempts us to abandon our healthy eating habits.
Snuggling up in front of the television or reading a good book by the fire are activities designed to foster mindless snacking, as we embrace our less active indoor lifestyles. ... Read More
by Stephen Lau Copyright (c) 2009 Stephen Lau
In weight loss, people tend to look at the big picture, which is to shed those extra pounds, and losing those pounds focuses on diet -- more specifically, on what to eat, and what not to eat. However, weight loss is more than just that. As Oprah Winfrey told... Read More
You've worked hard all week to stick with your healthy diet and keep up with your weight-loss goals, but the weekend can mean diet sabotage for even the most committed dieter. When your weekend schedule is full of family events, entertaining guests, heading out to a sporting event or simply filling up your day with errands, you can easily fall into the habit of eating on the run and reaching for unhealthy foods.
The best way to get through your... Read More
If you watch the news or read the newspaper or magazines, it is easy to find a long list of reasons why you should lose or maintain your weight as well as an equally long - if not longer - list of unique diet ideas that are meant to make it all possible.
The challenge is that these lists that focus on diet plans and weight loss tend to provide people with a misconception: rather than showing that diet and nutrition can simplify your weight... Read More
by Donovan Baldwin
People searching for weight loss programs and diets today seem to be searching more for rapid weight loss than permanent, healthy weight loss. Unfortunately, it is a fact that quick diet weight loss programs are seldom without their dangers, and their results usually range from erratic to... Read More