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. Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that keeps blood sugar […]
It can be difficult to understand the difference between hunger and cravings, and many people sabotage their weight loss efforts by giving into cravings because they think they are hungry. Once you can discern between feelings of hunger and cravings, it becomes easier to lose weight because you will be able to avoid eating when […]
Simple Weight Loss Tips to Help You Achieve Maximum Results When you are starting on a new weight loss program, it is important that you see the results that you are trying to achieve so that you can maintain the motivation needed to stick with your goals. There are many different types of diets and […]
According to a recent set of guidelines released by Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Americans should eat more fruits and vegetables, while cutting the salt and fat in their diets. Studies suggest that two-thirds of all United States Adults are either obese or overweight — over one-third of children are obese or overweight. Clearly, Americans […]
Do you lose your motivation to workout when it is cold outside? Many people have the desire to stay active throughout the year, but their fitness levels decrease when the temperatures drop. Whether you are on a medical weight loss plan or you are trying to lose weight on your own, it is important that […]
As the temperature heats up, you might dream about taking some of your workout sessions outdoors. And, now is the perfect time to get out into the fresh air, awakening your workout from the stale old gym sessions you may have been doing. But, as the temperature climbs, you need to take precaution. Exercising in […]
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 […]
Leafy greens are healthy and delicious, but too many people forget to include them in their diet. Spinach, kale, broccoli and cabbage are high in fiber, low in calories, and deliver a good portion of your daily RDA for several vitamins.
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.