If you are struggling to lose weight and keep it off long-term, then these strategies can help.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Are you one of the many users of wearable fitness trackers? Or thinking about becoming one? Here’s a recent update that asks if we have gone overboard with wearable technology and what you need to know before buying one.
Are you wondering how to use food substitutions to make your meals healthier, so you can lose weight?
No time to go to the gym for a workout? Make up for it at home with these free bodyweight exercise videos from personal trainer, yoga teacher and health journalist Cassie White, so that you can get HIIT fit fast.
Do you find that losing weight is just an impossible goal to achieve? Here’s a video about weight loss success stories of women who lost at least 100 pounds each, that reveals an important point when it comes to dieting and achieving your goals.
Do you know the best way to determine your ideal body weight? Many people think you should use the body mass index (BMI) chart, which is widely referred to in nutrition and weight research studies and found in some doctors’ offices. But there's a better way.
Two days ago when I wrote a story suggesting that watermelon is one of the best ways to break a water fast, one person commented and suggested eggs or avocados too.
This simple yet flavorful dressing is so delicious and healthy, you may want to skip the salad and just drink it by itself!
Why did your diet plan fail last time? It is likely that you have not chosen a diet that fits with your lifestyle.
Do you regularly use artificial sweeteners to help with your dieting? A new study reveals that one artificial sweetener may actually be causing an increase in your appetite.
Vegan, vegetarian, carnivore, pescatarian...the list goes on. Labels are all around us and have literally defined our identities since birth. But these labels don’t have to keep you confined any longer. It’s 2016 and we can customize absolutely everything in our lives at the touch of a button, so why not do the same for our diet?
The gut is known as the second brain and probiotics act as brain food for the gut! Our bodies are full of good bacteria that maintain a delicate balance of homeostasis, but too much bad bacteria can lead to mild to severe ailments and even depression.
No one I know drinks beer for its nutritional or health value, but plenty of brew drinkers who have an eye on the scale may be interested to know how many calories, carbs, and other nutrients are in each cold one they consume. That interest will be satisfied in the near future now that some of the biggest brewers in the United States say they will provide nutritional information on their products.
Fasting is easy, but one has to be careful on how to break the fast.
To meet the challenges of water fasting, some people like to know if adding flavor to your water is OK during water fasting. Here is why it's not recommended.
Here’s the latest on a popular herbal tea as discussed by a “Medicine Hunter” on how it decreases body fat.
Have you heard of metformin? If you have Type 2 diabetes, your doctor probably ran it by you. It's a medication for blood sugar control. Interestingly, it can also help you lose weight.
People who fast regularly for spiritual or dietary reasons sometimes say that fasting is more difficult during the evenings, during the dinner time than in the mornings or the afternoon. Why is this and what you can do about it.
Unless you’ve been exiled to Siberia, you surely have heard about the new app taking the world by storm, Pokemon Go. This free interactive game uses live maps in real-time to send users on a city-wide mission to “catch em all”.
The benefits of cacao have been known for ages among the Incas in Central and South America where it was known as “the drink of the gods”. It has long been used to treat a variety of ailments, increase lifespan, boost energy, induce euphoria and even clear the skin. When paired with coconut oil, this magnificent duo makes getting healthy, tasty and incredibly rewarding.
Are you tired of trying to measure everything out for counting calories while on a diet? Researchers have developed an easy-to-use method to help people estimate surprisingly accurate portion sizes using only their hands to simplify dieting using portion control.
Have you wondered if Japanese tea can help you lose weight and have a healthier body?
In spite of what you may see or hear on the news, in some cases rapid weight loss is something to be worried about rather than to cheer about. Case in point, here’s one woman’s rapid weight loss story that is a warning to others.
Have you given up sandwiches to meet your dieting goals? It’s not necessary if you learn how to do sandwiches the right way with this diet sandwich how-to advice from Dietitian Patricia Bannan. Plus, one example on how to create a healthy and delicious tuna sandwich without the mayo.
The secret to a better milkshake for feeling fuller may have more to do with something scientists call “phantom fullness” than it does with what sticks to the ribs the longest. Here’s what type of shake may be the better one for your weight loss success.
The saying, “you are what you eat” will really make you think about what you put into your body.
But that is only half of the equation to mindful, healthful eating.