How to Get Your Resolve Back to Keep Losing Weight

Whatever happened to your New Year’s resolution? You know that promise you made to yourself just a few weeks back to lose pounds and maintain a healthy weight? Don’t worry. If you haven’t thought about it much lately, you are not alone. Most people who make resolutions end up breaking them, and they usually do Read more …

How Grocers Could Nudge Shoppers into Buying Healthier Foods

Subtle cues can drastically change buying habits for the better. Researchers are learning methods of subliminal influence, or gentle persuasion if you like that term better, to get shoppers to buy more produce. These little tricks were tried under research conditions, revealing some surprising and some not-so-surprising quirks of human behavior when shopping. The Research Read more …

Fresh Isn’t Always Best – Get More Nutrients from Your Fruits and Vegetables!

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Maximize the nutrition in your diet by following these tips. It is a common misconception that choosing fresh fruit and vegetables is always the best option over frozen or canned. It is true that eating fresh, local organic produce is the most natural and healthiest way to meet our daily nutritional demands. Fresh food is Read more …

Embrace the Cold to Lose Weight without Dieting

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Shivering can boost your metabolism and help you burn more calories. A new study released by Dutch researchers indicates that turning down the thermostat in a home or office could help with weight loss. The research hoped to confirm other studies which showed that exposure to mildly colder temperatures increased metabolism, boosting energy expenditure that Read more …

Metabolite Identified as Responsible for Weight Loss Benefits of Exercise

How exercise works. Along with a proper diet, exercise is the golden rule when it comes to losing weight. Nutritionists and scientists now have a better understanding of how exercise signals the metabolism to demand more energy from reserved fat storage as an energy source. Exercise is full of fat burning benefits all thanks to Read more …

Brain Protein Identified as Potential Obesity Contributor

It’s not all in your head, but one brain protein could be adding to your weight loss struggle. If you’ve ever thought that the battle with your waistline is all in your head, you just might be right. In an article published Jan. 8 in The Journal of Neuroscience, researchers at Tufts University report that when Read more …

Lunch Break Exercise – All You Need is a Bench or Picnic Table

Finding time to exercise is easy with these moves. One of the biggest excuses used by people when it comes to exercise is that they just don’t have the time. However, more exercise experts are saying that getting in shape can be done in small time increments, and that those who are trying to live Read more …

Can’t Take the Cold? 6 Ways to Get a Workout Anyway – And One Alternative

You don’t have to freeze your buns off to slim them down. The winter months can pose serious problems when all you want to do is get outside and go. If you’re a runner or a cyclist, the cold and dreary can bring on not only a very unhealthy season, but a horrible bout with Read more …

How to Plan Your Diet Meals and Stick to Them

Planning is the easy part. It’s the sticking to it that’s hard. A meal plan is the first step of success in sticking with a new diet. Following a diet for the long term is often a process that needs to move and flow to the rhythms of real life. These tips will help you create Read more …

You Can Bounce Back from Your Holiday Diet Fails

You’d be surprised how many of us let ourselves go during the holidays — on purpose! Most people go a little overboard during the holidays. With all of the grazing at the snack tables, endless family meals and busy schedule, it’s not easy to stay on a diet. Most people decide just to take a Read more …