Weight loss meal plans are enhanced by eating seaweed. The food prognosticators are predicting “a sea change in the vegetable world,” and labeling seaweed “the new kale.” Seaweed is being touted as one of the hottest new health trends. It is being promoted for its prolific health benefits, which include
When we think about living a healthy lifestyle, we typically focus on healthy eating and exercise. But research confirms that lack of sleep puts us at risk of serious medical conditions, including obesity, heart disease and diabetes, and might even shorten our lives. Still, many of us just can’t find
Every day the headlines scream with new claims about health and nutrition. Once upon a time drinking coffee was thought to cause heart disease and cancer. Today, it’s been elevated to the status of a must-drink beverage that does marvelous things for our bodies and even wards off Alzheimer’s disease.
At age 60, staying in shape is my mission. I work out every day, vacations and travel days included, but I don’t inflict my “religion” on others. You’d be mistaken if you assumed that I’m some wacko who’s always chomping at the bit to be the first one in the
I work out every day. That includes vacations. I’ve even been known to get up before the crack of dawn to get to 24 Hour Fitness before an all-day flight. The only time I slack off is when I’m sick, and the last time that happened was 10 years ago.
We’ve all dieted and lost weight. That’s the easy part. The challenge comes when we tire of our self-imposed deprivation of living on kale smoothies and revert to normal life. About 95% of us are weight loss recidivists. Sadly, despite expending so much willpower getting the flab off, we regain
For a variety of reasons, we’re eating out more and more frequently. Some of us like to sample the trendiest innovative cuisine and brandish the bragging rights. For others, their careers require entertaining clients, and that means eating out. Then there are those of us who don’t know how to
My husband was shopping for a workout outfit for me recently at a fitness store and not sure what size bra top to buy for me. The clerk logically asked him for my bra size. My husband replied “She doesn’t wear a bra.” The employee persisted: “Well, what cup size
Do you enjoy the holidays but also dread the craziness, stress, and weight gain? Want to end the holiday season feeling good about yourself and being able to zip up your jeans? Follow these 3 simple tips: 1. Focus on portion control The simplest way to control your food intake
It’s holiday time! For many of us that means overeating, followed by dieting, typically in the form of an ill-fated, but well intentioned New Year’s resolution. Others are bound and determined to sweat off the excess baggage by plunking down a hefty sum for a long-term gym membership. For added