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Straight Up: What is a Calorie?

Posted: June 18, 2013

You can’t hold one, they are invisible and they aren’t actually a “thing”. But most people will tell you that calories make them fat. So calories have a really bad reputation, they are hated by many and feared by others. But calories don’t do anything to anyone. They are a measure of the energy in food, which is the energy that our bodies burn to do everything from keeping our hearts beating to playing the piano. We need the energy read more…

Enter Herbal One’s Canada Day Sweepstakes to Win $1,000!

Posted: June 13, 2013

Yes, the headline’s correct. To celebrate Canada Day we are giving away $1,000 cash on our Facebook page! For your chance to win, click on the following link to the Sweepstakes Entry Page , “Like” our Facebook Page and enter the Sweepstakes. In addition to celebrating our great country’s birthday, the Sweepstakes are another way to raise awareness about Herbal One and our message of effective and healthy weight loss and weight management through a proven program of nutritional counseling and supplements. And, read more…

Learn More About Metabolism & You’ll Learn More About Weight Loss

Posted: June 12, 2013

What is your metabolism? If you’re like most people, you’ve read about it and heard it defined many times, but you still find it difficult to explain. Metabolism is the name of the process your body goes through to convert the energy in the food you eat into the energy your body needs to perform all its functions. Food energy is measured in calories. While it’s a very complex process, basically your metabolism combines food energy with oxygen to create read more…

How Proper Nutrition Helps You Lose Weight

Posted: June 6, 2013

It seems so easy. If you burn more calories than you consume, you will lose weight. So why is it so difficult to lose those extra pounds and maintain a healthy weight? Reducing the number of calories you consume and/or burning more calories is the basis for many weight loss programs. In theory, it should work like a charm. By burning more calories, fewer of them will be stored as fat in your body. That, combined with reduced calorie intake read more…

Three Nutrition Blunders You Should Avoid

Posted: May 27, 2013

We hope you are enjoying the new Herbal One website. More than just a new design, the site represents a renewed effort to use it and this blog to keep you better informed about weight loss, nutrition and the good habits that will help you succeed at achieving and maintaining a healthier body weight and lifestyle. To help spread the word, we’ll also post a steady stream of great tips, information and inspiration on Twitter and our Facebook Page. So read more…

Fool Food Before It Fools You

Posted: April 24, 2013

Everywhere around us food is always readily available. It seems we’re never far from the refrigerator, a snack machine, a restaurant, or even a street vendor. The temptation to eat is constant. And eat we do. Many of us, actually most of us, suffer from ‘see food’ anxiety – we see food and we have to nibble at it, pick at it, or just plain shove it all in whether we’re hungry or not. And the more there is available read more…