In this day and age, where processed and convenience food is the go-to for many busy people and families, critical nutrition is being kicked to the curb. One of these nutrients, a macronutrient, is fat.
It's the new year, and we are still in January, so I know many of you are continuing to work towards your resolutions. I'd like to help you get off on the right foot by telling you about five common diet mistakes that can be a huge barrier to weight loss and should thus be avoided.
Is this just my subjective feeling, or is there solid evidence to back the common weight-control advice to take your time with your meal?
We won't go to go to the gym every day. Know why? Because we have a life -- and nothing is ever as straightforward as we'd like it to be. Kids get sick. Work gets nutty. Sneakers get forgotten. The key is to not let these temporary distractions derail us completely.
I've been out of college for so long that I felt I was immune. That I had conquered my body dissatisfaction. After all, I'm a researcher who's been studying body dissatisfaction and disordered eating for over 15 years. Knowledge is power, right? It might be power, but it's certainly not immunity.
I lost 50 pounds in six months. I changed how I ate and worked out like crazy. It was great and I felt pretty... except for a few ugly things.
I consider it a societal travesty that hyperendemic obesity and the metabolic mayhem that often follows in its wake are treated ever more frequently, in ever younger people, under general anesthesia. Our answer to obesity is, it seems, oblivion.
Today I decided to be powerful. I began by having a stare down with my scale. For months, I've been afraid to face off against that little bitch. She ...
This Sunday I decided to do something for my soul. I turned to my spiritual side... by tuning into Oprah. If you haven't watched Super Soul Sunday,...
by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen I've been a fan of Brad's Raw Foods for a while now, and have been kn...
Some time-tested, research-proven foods do earn their permanent stay at the table. They aren't miracles, but as part of a healthy diet and combined with burst training and weight resistance, they can yield impressive gains (or losses, if you will).
Get out there and run and do it with gusto. The first time might be intimidating. The second time might feel slightly awkward. But before long you will see that your trepidation may have been unwarranted.
In any event, it was great to fit into a pair of pants that donʼt look like my grandmother should be wearing them. Until I saw my husband wearing them.
Spending time with my boyfriend is one of my absolute favorite things to do. However, I know from experience that a happy relationship potentially wrecks havoc on even the best weight-loss plans. The solution was to turn my relationship into an active romance. There are hundreds of ways to do this.
The top five for 2014 include losing weight, saving money, and staying fit and healthy. There's a way to accomplish all those things and protect the planet, too: Eat less beef.
The short of it where Velveeta and I are concerned: it still looks mighty tempting. But I've found other foods to enjoy in its place and I really, REALLY like the way I look and feel, so I'll continue to keep my distance.