7. August 2012 05:25
Bad eating habits are harder to loose, than good habits are easier to start.
1. When you pace you’re eating, your brain has time to register fullness and inform yourself to stop eating. It takes 20 minutes for the food you eat to make your stomach fee... [More]
3. August 2012 15:07
I have been re-evaluating the business aspect of my blogging with all of you and I realized that I’ve never properly introduced myself and how I came to write to you daily.
My name is Paula Maier and I am quickly approaching my 47th birthday. I have three children ages 18,... [More]
31. July 2012 13:44
Due to time constraints while taking care of my children and living the busy life that all of us lead, I’ve developed some go-to, quick meals that are high in fiber, include fresh produce and lean protein, low-fat dairy and plenty of green tea and water. These are easy to pack for work l... [More]
24. July 2012 10:06
Recently I cooked a whole grain that I have really enjoyed, called farro. Farro, also known as the pharaoh’s wheat, originated in Egypt centuries ago and is a member of the wheat family. It is primarily grown in Italy now, and is considered a healthy alternative to wheat pasta there. It ... [More]
15. May 2012 06:32
It is a harsh reality to think about how long you will have to work out if you indulge in a special treat if you want to stay on track with your workout goals.
The Nutrition Action Health letter quotes these statistics:
1. Five guys fries (620 calories) = bicycle (9mph) for 1 hour, 35 min
2. AMC pop... [More]
13. May 2012 21:22
Small changes that we make to our eating plan can add up to a healthier lifestyle and more energy throughout our day.
One of these changes is to pack your lunch instead of eating in restaurants, or on-the-fly. The issue with restaurants is that you are not in control of the salt and fat... [More]
17. April 2012 19:43
A reader sent in a question about how to stay motivated to lose weight and live healthy day after day. She feels like she can't stick with any program, diet, or plan that she has tried. She begins with a purpose, but life's stresses and temptation quickly take over, and she is back with her tub of i... [More]
16. April 2012 05:24
Using different fresh herbs can add wonderful flavor to healthy living meals, with no salt, and few calories. Some of the more recognizable herbs that you can add are:
1. Parsley: There are different types, and are loaded with twice the carotenoid cont... [More]
29. February 2012 08:22
Mindful eating can help you achieve your weight loss, healthy living goals. Mindful eating means 'thinking about eating while you do it; the whole experience of eating'.
So many of us eat our food while driving the car, while typing on the computer, while working at our desks. Thi... [More]
15. January 2012 05:54
Diets?: Part 2:
D-I-E-T has always seemed like a four-letter word filled with negative connotations to me. It screams of deprivation and loss. I follow a clean eating food plan that allows me to eat a lot of natural, non-processed foods that give me energy, keep me healthy, and hel... [More]