5 Weight Loss Secrets

Posted: October 30, 2014

Can anyone who has never tried to lose weight ever know how difficult it is? For most people, healthy and sustained weight loss is one of the toughest things they’ll ever do. But, if there is one overriding secret to weight loss, it is that you can’t let the difficulty get in the way of your goals. In other words, don’t let the height of the mountain stop you from conquering it. Instead, look for ways, secret paths, to help read more…

4 Ideas for Healthy Halloween Treats to Shell-Out This Year

Posted: October 23, 2014

Many of the eating habits that make it difficult for adults to manage their weight begin in childhood. While the once-a-year sugar binge that is Halloween doesn’t happen often enough to be a habit, it’s still another green light for children to eat unhealthily. So what are health-conscious parents to do? You could lock up the kids for the night, or take away 99% of the stuff they get because it’s unhealthy. But don’t expect any ‘Parent-of-the-Year’ awards for either read more…

Healthy Food Alternatives That Are an Easy Switch

Posted: October 16, 2014

While most people say they would like to find healthier alternatives to the foods they eat, few actually do anything about it. We are comfortable with our existing diets. We don’t want to go through the effort and stress of looking for and trying something different. But healthier food choices are not always that difficult to find; they are often just inches away on grocery store shelves from the regular foods we buy. And sometimes we don’t give obvious healthier read more…

3 Tips for Calorie-Counting Mobile Apps

Posted: October 8, 2014

Calorie counting used to be the stuff of food charts, mental math and guessing games. But there’s no need to carry the little booklets, pencils and calculators to the restaurant anymore. Now “there’s an app for that”. In fact, there are hundreds of ‘calorie counter’ apps that range from the straight forward food calorie counters, to those dedicated to McDonald’s, wine calories and calories burned. You’ll have to check out a few of them to see how they work, but read more…

What’s the Safest Way to Lose Weight?

Posted: October 1, 2014

While lots of weight loss programs help you shed pounds, too many of them also negatively affect your health, cause physical and emotional stress, and, in the end, they don’t really work because of the high chances that you will eventually regain all the weight – and more. So when we say ‘safest’ way to lose weight, we also mean the healthiest way to lose weight and keep it off. A Diet of the Mind Most people who are trying read more…