Tag Archives: weight loss

4 Weight-Loss Trends That Spell Trouble

4 Weight-Loss Trends That Spell Trouble

Americans fork over roughly $60 billion a year trying to lose weight. Weighed against the annual tab for obesity in the U.S. — more than $305 billion by one account — that’s a slim figure. But here’s the real skinny: A lot of us are throwing away tim ...
6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

Why does it always seem that the minute you decide to clean up your diet and make healthier choices the food cravings kick in? It’s been weeks, maybe months, since you’ve wanted a candy bar, but now it’s all you can think about. The mind is a very st ...
Health Raiser Spotlight: Adrienne

Health Raiser Spotlight: Adrienne

A skinny person does not make a healthy person. It took Adrienne a few years to realize this, but our Health Raiser of the Week fully embraces the many benefits of living a healthier lifestyle. As she found out, losing weight is just the tip of the i ...
The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

To count calories or not to count calories—now that’s a good question. First off, what is a calorie?  Calories are simply a tool used to measure proteins, fats and carbohydrates (or, as some people like to call them, macros) in food. Most people star ...
Why Your Honey-Nut Oats Aren’t Enough Anymore

Why Your Honey-Nut Oats Aren’t Enough Anymore

One can only eat so many bowls of honey-nut cereal. Eventually, you have to find another way to start your day without spiking your blood sugar or worrying about cholesterol content. Yes, bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwiches are off limits. Accept this as ...
Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

It seems like the safest thing on the restaurant menu when you’re dieting: a nice, leafy green salad. Order the large size, complete with chopped chicken, and you’ve got a meal that melds well with your weight-loss plan. Right? Not always. Factor in ...