When it comes to weight loss, it is important to understand that there is a difference between the types of calories that you consume. Some people mistakenly think that it doesn’t matter what they are eating, because all calories are created equal. But the truth is that certain types of calories make it easier for […]
Always find hunger gets the best of you on your weight loss programs? For most people, hunger is what can send them spiraling out of control, eating far more food than they should. They’re following one of the weight loss programs they’ve chosen fine but the minute hunger strikes, all bets are off. If you […]
Between hectic work schedules and day to day family needs, many of us do not have time to cook a healthy meal every night, and instead are often left to search the menus for a low calorie alternative. Many restaurants are helping out by posting their calorie counts directly on the menu, but if you […]
Are you trying to lose weight but find yourself constantly battling hunger pains? You may not be getting enough fiber in your diet. Fiber helps you stay full longer, which helps you to cut back on extra calories by resisting the urge to snack or overeat.
Packing healthy brown-bag lunches and snacks can help you lose belly fat, reduce calories, decrease the amount of sodium in your diet, and improve your overall day-to-day health. Choose foods that are low in sodium, sugar, and saturated fat, but high in protein, fiber, calcium, and vitamins. While your choices of healthy snacks and lunches are endless, here are a few ideas to get you started.
A few simple changes in the way you prepare your favorite foods can make a big difference in your health and make you smile when you step on the scale. The best part is you can still eat the foods you enjoy without sacrificing taste. The solution is simple: you will be healthier and lose belly fat if you eat a well-balanced diet.
Many people think if they fill their plate with food from a salad bar, they are making healthy food choices. While that may be true for the most part –as salad bars host a cornucopia of healthy foods — there are also loaded with hidden weight loss pitfalls. When making your next trip to a local New Jersey salad bar, follow these tips to construct a plate chock full of healthy and nutritious ingredients.
For many, exercise is something they have not done regularly for quite a while. It becomes important to know what exercises are safe to start off with and what exercise should slowly be worked into a weight loss routine. There may also be health conditions that require medical consultation prior to exercising to lose weight.
Most of us in New Jersey were brought up hearing “five a day” in regard to servings of fruits and vegetables. Now, however, the Centers for Disease Control are telling us seven servings a day is better. We all know we could use more fruits and vegetables in our diet, but which kinds provide the greatest health benefits and the most help with weight loss?
You know that exercise can help you lose weight. You may even know that it can help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, improve your energy levels, and reduce your risk for depression. But if you find the idea of a workout routine boring, it’s still difficult to get motivated to exercise regularly. If you dread going to the gym but understand the importance of physical activity, check out these tips for making exercise fun.