Weight Loss

7 Fun Ways to Burn More Calories On Your Walk

Monday Nov 10 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Walking is great exercise no matter how you do it, but you can up your calorie burn with these tips. If you weigh about 160 pounds and you walk at a ... more »

5 Teas That Help You Drop a Few Pounds

Wednesday Nov 5 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Peppermint tea helps promote easy digestion, which may help you lose a few pounds. If you’re trying to lose weight, you may have already cut back on ... more »

7 Foods to Help You Control Your Appetite

Wednesday Oct 8 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Craving an ice cream shake? Try eating an apple first— it may satisfy your appetite and reduce your intake of calories. A 2013 survey based on ... more »

4 Healthy Foods that can Easily Pad Your Waistline—and Low-Cal Alternatives

Wednesday Sep 24 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Though hummus helps fight cravings and may lower cholesterol, it can also pad your waistline. Sometimes healthy foods get a pass in the diet books. We ... more »

Another Reason to Consume Probiotics—It May Prevent Fatty Liver Disease

Wednesday Sep 3 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Sauerkraut is a good source of healthy probiotics—which may protect your liver. It used to be that only alcoholics had to worry about fatty liver ... more »

Trick Your Fat Cells Into Shrinking

Tuesday Sep 2 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Can you really get rid of fat cells? If there’s one topic that many of us think about but don’t quite understand, it’s fat loss. So let’s see ... more »

3 Reasons to Avoid the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet—and 7 Ways to Make it Healthier

Monday Sep 1 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

The all-you-can-eat buffet may be tasty and inexpensive, but it can also be extremely unhealthy. Buffets can be a great option. Everyone can get ... more »

12 Reasons Why Sodas are Horrible for You, & Healthy Soda Recipes!

Wednesday Aug 27 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Regular sodas are horrible for your health, but you can make your own healthy alternatives! You know sodas aren’t good for you. So you take one of ... more »

Nearly a Third of the World Population is Overweight—7 Ways to Shed Pounds

Wednesday Aug 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A recent study shows that nearly a third of the world’s population is overweight or obese. We all know about the overweight/obesity epidemic. But ... more »

4 Exercise Myths—Do You Really Need to Stretch Before a Workout?

Tuesday Jul 29 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Is it really bad to let your knees go past your toes while doing a squat or lunge? Does science both fascinate and frustrate you? It sure does me! The ... more »

7 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

Monday Jul 21 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

That same old gym routine can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel— not good for your fitness goals. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is quoted as ... more »

5 Health Myths Spread by Mainstream Nutrition

Monday Jul 14 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Eggs are bad for you. High fructose corn syrup is no different from other sweeteners. These are the myths spread by mainstream nutrition—and ... more »