Moderation is probably at the bottom of your priority list during the Thanksgiving holiday because the holidays provide ample opportunity to conveniently forget about weight loss and fitness goals.
The truth is that you can enjoy your holiday feast without over-indulging in fatty foods full of empty calories and no nutrit … Read More
If you’re overweight and having trouble shedding the extra pounds, there’s a very good chance your body is in a state of chronic inflammation.
While inflammation is beneficial in the short term (it helps your wounds and infections heal), when inflammation becomes chronic—as it can when you eat pro-inflammatory foods, don’ … Read More
More than half of Americans (54 percent) have serious belly pooch, which officially is known as abdominal obesity (a waistline of more than 35 inches in women and 40 inches in men).[i]
In the last 12 years alone, the average waist size in the US expanded two inches for women and one inch for men – an increase that’s far f … Read More
The average American gains about one pound during the holidays, but if you’re overweight that number creeps up to five.[i] These pounds are typically not lost in the New Year but rather contribute to the ever upward-ticking of the scale we often describe as middle-age spread.
You don’t have to fall victim to this holiday … Read More
Have you tried eating right and exercising but just can’t seem to keep the weight off? Sometimes your body just needs an extra push, and herbal remedies can be a promising one. Whether it be by modulating your metabolism, helping to burn fat tissue or keeping your appetite (and food carvings) in check, the herbs that follow … Read More
And what to do instead...
In the realm of weight loss, nothing may be more elusive, or more desired, than a flat stomach (especially with six-pack abs). Yet, belly fat can be among the most stubborn fat on your body.
Many people find that even after they’ve slimmed down in their legs, arms and hips, their belly fat still … Read More
You don’t get fat because you indulge in an occasional piece of cheesecake or order your favorite deep-dish pizza once (or twice) a month.
Weight gain is far more insidious than that. It sneaks up on you slowly … Read More
Losing weight can seem daunting when it involves a complete overhaul of your lifestyle. Faced with so many factors — diet, exercise, stress — many aren’t sure where to begin … and so fail to even start. … Read More
If you’re one of the lucky few who has no trouble stopping eating as soon as you’re full … and eats only when you’re hungry (not when you’re stressed out, or sad, or happy, or when it just sounds good even if you're not really hungry… ), then read no further. For the rest of us … … Read More
One of our contributing experts recently put together a kick-butt article that is the "Do This — and DON’T Do That” rule-book when it comes to getting rid of unsightly cellulite dimples, shadows and ripples. It’s a quick read with some eye-opening tips and a helpful video that you’ll want to see while it’s still up.
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