Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Walk Your Way to Weight Loss

It may be easy, but walking just may be more important than working out. Not seeing the weight loss you expected? You’ve heard over and over that exercise is good for your health, so you get the recommended 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week. But what if you take…

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How to cut the reasons you can’t exercise out of your life

How to cut the reasons you can’t exercise out of your life. “I’m too tired.” “I don’t have time.” “I have something else I need to do.” Everyone has an excuse for not working out. After all, having a good one up your sleeve helps lessen feelings of guilt when it comes to not exercising.…

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A Common Dieting Mistake

Has your weight loss reached a plateau? Here’s how to get it back on track. Ever gotten into a diet? Then you know how common it is to see the pounds drop rapidly during the first few weeks only to have your losses come to a standstill soon after. As you diet, you think you’re…

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Making Weight Loss a One-Way Street

It takes more than a fad diet. News flash: fad diets work! Or…at least they can help you drop a few pounds with great speed. But once those first few pounds are gone, you’ll probably get frustrated and discouraged as your weight loss plateaus or you even begin putting on pounds. That’s because research has…

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The four-step process to flatten up your front

It’s not just unsightly. Fat around your middle is also harmful to your health—more harmful even than fat found on other areas of the body. However, everyone has and needs at least a little bit of belly fat. You may have rock-hard abs and be thin as a rail, yet fat can be hidden away…

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Could a banana a day keep the doctor away?

If you’re honest with yourself, you probably recognize that you could stand to eat a few more servings of fruits and vegetables each day. While the number of servings you need depends on your age, sex, and level of physical activity, you should on average eat at least five servings of fruits and veggies every…

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How to use exercise to make the aging process move a little bit slower

How to use exercise to make the aging process move a little bit slower. It keeps you fit, helps you control your weight, and is a great aid in your quest to fend off disease. But those aren’t the only perks of regular exercise. According to research, hitting the gym regularly can fend off the…

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Understanding the perks of omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil

Did your grandmother ever tell you to take cod liver oil for good health? You may have thought she was crazy to drink the slimy, nasty, fish-smelling liquid, but grandmother was actually right. In fact, tons of research has confirmed that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil and other foods provide many health…

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Replacing junk food with healthy alternatives

You’re hungry, but dinner is still two hours away. You head to the kitchen in search of a snack, and what do you find in the cabinets? Processed foods high in calories and low in nutritious goodness? Or healthy, low-fat options for optimal health and weight loss? Whatever you’re craving—whether salty, sweet, sour, or savory,…

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The Substance behind the Fishy Hype

Understanding the perks of omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil. Did your grandmother ever tell you to take cod liver oil for good health? You may have thought she was crazy to drink the slimy, nasty, fish-smelling liquid, but grandmother was actually right. In fact, tons of research has confirmed that the omega-3 fatty acids…

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