Is That Cheat Day Derailing Your Diet?

Is That Cheat Day Derailing Your Diet?

Through the holidays, you may have let loose a little. After all, no one wants to be the scrooge of Christmas, saying no to every morsel of food that doesn’t fit within your diet. But by taking a cheat day — or two or three — you ma ...
Resolving to Lose Weight This New Year?

Resolving to Lose Weight This New Year?

New Year’s Eve traditionally is celebrated with cheers, kisses, champagne and ““ oh yes, resolutions to achieve goals such as shedding pounds. One way to achieve that desire to lose weight: Make attainable, measurable goals. Here are some ...
Breakfast Ideas for the Time-Crunched

Breakfast Ideas for the Time-Crunched

Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to work you go — with no time for breakfast. If that’s your tune each morning, it’s time to do something nice for your body and mind: Eat that first meal of the day before you leave the house. Eati ...
A Big, Fat Lie About Losing Weight

A Big, Fat Lie About Losing Weight

Fact: exercising longer at a lower heart rate burns more calories from fat. You’ve read of this fat-burning zone in every fitness magazine, but you’re only getting a half-truth. When it comes to losing weight, slow and steady does not win ...
Chocolate Tea for a Skinnier Me

Chocolate Tea for a Skinnier Me

Did you know about chocolate tea? I didn’t. And I wish I had known. Instead of consuming a 750+ calorie slice of chocolate lava cake during my Christmas shopping marathon at the mall last week, I could have gotten my chocolate fix with a cup of ...
Why Do Dieters Love Dandelion?

Why Do Dieters Love Dandelion?

Q: What’s all this I hear about dandelion flowers? I thought they were just weeds growing in my backyard! A: We all recognize dandelions as the pesky flowers that grow in our backyards, in cracks in the sidewalk and just about everywhere! While ...