Dog walking is better than dieting… here’s proof! See the results from several dog walking research studies + How much you need to walk your dog to lose weight.
Most of us seek a healthy lifestyle -- which includes eating a healthy diet. Unfortunately, there is not one diet that suits every person. Therefore, knowing more about what you put into your body is the key. Here people who've tried various forms of dieting are sharing the best ways to maintain a healthy weight without dieting all of the time.
A full body detox doesn’t mean you spend a week in the bathroom with an ‘occupied’ tag on the door. Here are 6 simple things that give your body a natural detox. You can self detox and do a natural body cleanse without drinking only water or participating in fad detox diets.
Thinking of giving up sugar? Desserts and drinks are not the only way that sugar makes its way into your body. Sugar is everywhere – from salad dressings to yogurt, canned fruit to sports drinks. It’s the hidden sugar in the foods we buy that is the real problem. Here’s what you need to know and how to give up sugar on your own.
To help us enjoy our days, weeks and months on the Atkins Diet this time… we’ve found 10 snacks & desserts that make the dieting process a little bit easier and a whole lot more FUN!
Yes, there are some things you can do that will allow you to enjoy your holiday dinner even though you’re dieting. Some healthy holiday eating tips to get you started — ways to eat healthy at holiday meals.
Holiday weight loss tips and advice from a guy who’s kept off the holiday weight but still loves his pies! My best tips to help you quickly lose weight for the New Year.
See why gravy, eggnog, frosted cookies, and pies are tops (and should therefore be gobbled up accordingly)… and why you should steer clear of things like carrots, mashed potatoes, fruitcake, and exercise.
Experts tell us to drink more water to stay healthy. But what if you don’t like water? Here are 5 ways I’ve found to stay hydrated when you hate drinking water.
Get overwhelmed with butter substitutes found at the store? Here are some things I discovered about finding a healthy butter substitute that might help you.
Been told to increase fiber in your diet, but not sure where to start? Start here! High fiber foods to eat + Differences between soluble & insoluble fiber.
Like frozen pizza? Addicted to sugar? These aren’t healthy choices if you suffer from high blood pressure – like me. 5 simple high blood pressure diet tips.
A healthy salad starts with healthy ingredients. Here’s how to make a healthy, substantial salad that won’t leave you hungry or nutritionally deprived.
If you want to lose weight in a healthy way, the DASH diet is a smart choice – especially if you have high blood pressure like me. Here are 5 reasons why.
Nothing beats a home-cooked meal but there is such a thing as healthy fast food. If you go through the drive-thru as much as I do, you’ll appreciate these 7 healthy fast food options. Here’s a list of the healthiest menu items at fast food restaurants and their nutritional info.
How did I go from weighing 265 pounds to dropping down to a lean, mean 175 – without yo-yo dieting, throwing out every last trace of sugar, or opting for bypass surgery? Read my story about my obesity travails and triumphs to learn more.
Losing weight is never an easy battle, but having waged the war victoriously a few years ago, I was able to remove 90 pounds from my body. Here are 4 tips that will make reaching your weight loss goals even easier.
Avoiding high fructose corn syrup in your diet? Here are a few easy ways to avoid the corn-based sweetener that has been linked to health problems and has even been called a highly dangerous toxin.
I’ve already lost a lot of weight & don’t want to gain it back! Here are 5 healthy fast food choices that I make every time I pull up to a drive-thru window
I dropped below 200 pounds after changing my eating habits. Here are the 3 portion control tips that helped me to lose weight.
If you boost your daily activity, you will burn more calories. It’s as simple as that. Here are some routine activities that most of us do every single day without even thinking about it, plus some easy ways to increase the number of calories your burn while doing those things. Simple ways to burn calories WITHOUT working out!
Looking for some money-saving healthy eating tips? Here’s how to choose the right foods at the right time of year so you can save a lot of money on your groceries and still eat healthy!
Every year millions of us try to lose weight, but we often don’t succeed because the diet plans are too hard to follow, or we lose focus. So what does work? By listening to the latest scientific research, you might stand a better chance of succeeding. Try the following weight loss methods and you could lose weight more easily than you’ve ever done before.
The party food doesn’t have to spell doom for your diet. Here are 9 simple tricks that can help you maintain control and resist overeating at the party.
The big question is… do Detox Diets work? Another popular question… are Detox Diets safe? Here we explore the top 5 Detox Diets and discuss their safety issues.
Fortunately, there are MANY satisfying snack and dessert options available that will satisfy your sweet tooth if you’re on a low-carb diet like the Atkins Diet. Here are the best low-carb desserts and snacks.
Do natural weight loss herbs like cayenne, ephedra, green tea, and hoodia actually work at helping you lose weight? Are they safe? Here’s how they work, plus 2 that are safe, and 2 that are not.
There are tons of tools online that can help you with keeping to your diet. Here are some of the best digital dieting websites that have online tools to help you get rid of those nasty extra pounds!
According to Dr. Hirsch, the Sensa Diet — which consists of sprinkles that you put on your food to increase the sensation of the taste and smell of your food — actually tricks your brain into thinking you are full sooner. Hence, you don’t eat as much as you normally would. But does it really work?
There’s a whole new way to get your work done AND exercise at the same time! It’s called the treadmill desk! Here are the pros and cons of using a treadmill desk at work.
What do you think? Is city water (or tap water) better for you than bottled water? Here are some interesting results from a 4-year study by the Natural Resources Defense Council.
What constitutes healthy junk food you ask? Well, there are many foods that get a bad rap, like pork rinds and pizza. But it’s a fact — there are lots of great healthy junk foods and healthy fast food options out there for you. It’s a fact! Here are 7 of my favorites, plus links to many many more!
I am gluten intolerant. Here is a little about my personal experience, how I discovered I have gluten intolerance, and why I only eat gluten-free foods now…
Regardless of how outlandish some of these might seem, we all know that there is no ONE diet plan that works for everyone. So whatever works for you in terms of dieting… I say, go for it! And you never know what will work for you until you try something new.
What is a destination diet? It’s a crash diet before you go on a vacation. See why we think the Atkins Diet is the best destination diet around!
These are the best low-carb resources — the ones that are helping to get me through this ‘dieting’ thing. In reality, they’re helping to shape my way of thinking about carbs in general and how I can get by on eating fewer carbs overall. It’s all about making a conscious decision to eat less carbs… and less fat. Period.
Whenever I’m on the road, or when I want to slip out of the office during lunchtime for something other than the cheese and hotdogs that I normally take for lunch (while I’m on this Low-Carb ‘diet’)… I like to know my options going in. Do you know what the Low-Carb choices are at fast-food restaurants these days? Here’s what I found…
You’ve probably seen Gwen Shamblin, founder of the Remnant Fellowship Church in the news before… Among other things, she’s been called ‘the pioneer of faith-based weight loss’. But it’s no secret that her practices & preachings have been questioned by some. Including her ideas about the Weigh Down Diet.
Steve Vaught has a weight problem, and he’s set out to tackle the issue himself. His plan: To WALK from San Diego, California to New York City in 6 months!
Tricia Cunningham invented ‘The Backwards Diet’ — also known as The Reverse Diet. Simply put, she reverses the order of what she eats: a heavy dinner for breakfast, regular meal for lunch, then a light breakfast for dinner.
Every time I do a bit of Yoga, I wind up a tad sore — in a good way — the next day. That tells me, I don’t do Yoga ENOUGH, but that’s beside the point. Truth is, every single time I do it, I feel SOOOOooooo completely refreshed, limber, healthy, and rejuvenated. I love Yoga.
Following is a growing list of research regarding Low-Carb vs Low-Fat dieting. In addition to links to the actual results of various studies, you’ll also find a brief summary of each — to save you time when searching for topics most important to you. Use this information to help you determine whether a Low-Fat or Low-Carb diet plan is best for you.
Here are literally DOZENS of ways to increase your water intake on a daily basis. Drink more water… start now!
Since so many people are SWEARING by the effects of Green Tea on your overall health & well-being, today I searched around a bit, and found some of the best articles about Green Tea on the ‘Net.
We’re trying something new called the ‘Roller Coaster Diet’. You’ve probably heard of it. You may have even been on it yourself a few times. Here’s how we do it… the healthy version!
Eating low carb diet foods has been a trend for awhile now and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. It used to be said that if you eat Atkins food you were destined to lose weight quickly, but in reality, choosing low carb foods has long-term health benefits. I’m sharing my tips to achieve long-term health goals by eating low carb.
We are 3-1/2 weeks into it now, and yes, we’re STILL following the Atkins 4-phase nutritional approach! Here’s how it’s going for us… including some of our own modifications to the Atkins Diet.
Here we are, with 5 days of the Atkins Diet under our belt now. And, all is well. In fact, all is GREAT! We are both feeling much better… already. Our clothes fit better. We have more energy at the end of the day. And it’s fun eating new stuff and trying out new recipes!
We chose the Atkin’s Diet route, not because we think its particularly better than any other form of weight loss out there, but because we’ve had good results from it in the past, and it doesn’t feel quite as restricting as some other diet plans. Here’s how it’s going…