It might seem like a bit of a stretch, but one doctor swears that once a person is aware of their personality traits they will be able to achieve lasting weight loss. He has even created a quiz to help you get to know yourself better. Are you a hearty portioner, a hate-to-move struggler or a... 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.
There are two essentially important things that Americans are struggling with -- health and fitness. Records show that the most overweight and obese people on earth can be found in the U.S. There are hundreds of diet and weight loss programs to be found in the fitness circle yet the lack of will power to start is the most difficult aspect to deal with.
A lot of us are aware that shedding of extra pounds is a key to prevent weight-related... Read More
Eat great, lose weight.
This is not only Suzanne Somers' motto, it is the title of one of her many books that preach the Somersizing philosophy. With Eat Great, Lose Weight, dieters focus on making the right food combinations, a running theme throughout many of her books.
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By Peggy Edwards
It's a sad truth that some dieters will be successful while others will not. Why do some people suffer from endless setbacks and yo-yoing weight loss while others manage to not only lose the weight but keep it from ever coming back? Don't you want to know how to be part of the second group?... 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
By Glenn Freiboth
Before initiating a weight loss program, it is important for people to know how much weight they should lose.
There should be two basic weight loss goals:
1) Initial goal (short term) 2) Long Term goal (approximately 1 year from now)
Both of these goals should be... Read More
How to lose weight with your partner could mean losing at love. Not losing love for your partner of course, but it might mean you have to lose some of the foods you love. It's always easier if you lose with love, with your partner standing by your side (or over your plate).
Learning how to lose weight... Read More
When you're beginning a new diet or weight loss program, it can be difficult to stay on track and stay motivated long enough to see results. Many dieters simply quit before they get results because they don't see any difference in their bodies or on the scale, but you can stay motivated and stick with your plan by tracking your weight loss using several different methods. Getting on a scale is only one measure of success for your program; however, it... Read More
By Allison Preston
Are you looking for a diet plan that helps you lose weight? Then you should look for the help of a diet buddy. A diet buddy is a friend or co-worker who you partner with to help each other lose weight. Many fitness experts know that if you have to account for your actions to a friend and... Read More