We’ve all seen the advertisements and the shelves at the supermarket promoting new types of “healthier” waters that can do everything from boosting your immunity to revitalizing your entire body. Many of these products are also advertised as having zero calories. But what’s really in these new beverages that make them so good for you? Are they really even good for you at all?
Summer is here, schools are gearing up to let out and for many people that means barbeque season is in full swing. The OPTIFAST weight loss program is great in the warm weather. You can mix your OPTIFAST shakes with ice in a blender to create a flavorful smoothie that is cool, refreshing and satiating. Or you can take your meal bars on the go as you enjoy the renewed energy levels losing weight often delivers.
There is an old saying that confidence is something people are born with. This just isn’t true. Self-confidence is something that has to be nurtured and cared for. It stems out of underlying appreciation for yourself, and the acknowledgement that you deserve positive things to happen in your life. Unfortunately, confidence is something that many […]
Family dynamics will have a large influence on your eating habits throughout the course of your life. The problem is that not everyone comes from a particularly healthy family. Moms and Dads have their own struggles with eating behaviors that they too often pass down to their kids—something you may be familiar with if you […]
Are you having a hard time losing weight, and you can’t figure out why it is so hard to get rid of those last few pounds? Sometimes, people make weight loss mistakes without realizing that they are sabotaging their efforts. Here are a few self-sabotaging factors for you to avoid: #1: Stop Eating Late at […]
A lot of people focus on the way their body looks as they lose weight, and for good reason. The size of your waist line may change dramatically as you follow your Optifast program new jersey, and this is something that people will notice about you. However, that isn’t the only change you can look […]
The first step is always the hardest. This old saying rings very true when it comes to talking about weight loss programs. Sometimes, the hardest part is just getting started. Before you can achieve anything, you have to make the choice that you deserve better, that you are capable of more and that you are ready to make that change in your life.
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 […]
Joining together for food and drink is one of the most fundamental aspects of human interaction. We crave socialization and friendship almost as we crave foods. We meet with friends and family members to find support and encouragement, to laugh and to cry, and to feel connected with another person for at least a short […]
What motivates you to exercise? Increasing your physical activity level offers a collection of health benefits. It improves heart health, enhances blood circulation and can even offer some improvements to mental health, helping to prevent depression and manage stress. Being active is part of a healthy strategy for long-term weight management, and is encouraged after […]