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Ban food gifts!
As the holidays approach, you may want to let your friends and family know that you would prefer not to receive food as a gift. ...Read more
Be aware of cravings.
The vast majority of our taste satisfaction (95%) comes from the first few bites. When you have a hankering for something sweet, salty, creamy, extremely ...Read more
Pectin lowers cancer risk.
Pectin, a compound found in nearly all fruit and vegetables, lowers risk of cancer.Read more
No weights? No Problem!
Food cans found in your pantry are great substitutions for hand weights. Grab a can in each hand and practice curling your arms up, keeping ...Read more
Do Nothing for Five Minutes!
A study from Oregon Health Sciences University revealed that overweight women who had taken up relaxation techniques lost an average of ten pounds… without trying. ...Read more
Burn calories in less than 20 minutes!
There are plenty of winter activities that can burn 100 calories quicker than you think. Some examples: Ice skating for 13 minutes, snow shoeing for ...Read more
Holiday shopping time!
Holiday shopping time at the mall is an opportunity to get some extra exercise in. Park away from the entrance, wear comfortable walking shoes, and ...Read more
In the winter time we have a tendency to bulk up because we are wearing oversized clothes like sweaters and jackets. Once you’re inside take ...Read more
Your health should be a long-term goal.
Too many of us set short-term goals to getting healthy: “I want to look good for my reunion,” etc. Your health should always be a ...Read more
A hard candy is only about 20 calories, and can last up to twenty minutes. A 400-calorie ice cream cone never lasts more than ten ...Read more