13. April 2012 05:22
Legumes are an under-utilized source of protein, that are rich in soluble fiber. This type of fiber helps in improving intestinal health. According to the author of The Dash Diet Action Plan, Marla Heller, MS, RD, it also "helps soak up fat in your diet. Legumes are more satiating than meat and most... [More]
22. March 2012 20:19
One of the biggest challenges of overweight people trying to change their body composition through a change in diet, exercise or even surgical means if the destructive, negative feedback from every person that the overweight person comes into contact with on a daily basis. This is especially t... [More]
20. March 2012 08:06
There are some weight management buzzwords that it is important to understand the concept for; Glycemic Index- Glycemic Load.
Glycemic index is the rate that food increases blood sugar. http://www.cincinnati.md/oh/cincinnati/topic-aba5112/diabetes%20index/diabetes-eating-a-low-glycemic-
19. March 2012 06:24
Weight loss is not easy. There are pitfalls at every turn. Try to implement things that can keep you on track:
Don't eat off your kids plates. These calories stack up and you will likely be eating small bites of higher fat fats foods!
Drink enough water. It helps you feel full and keeps your skin g... [More]
16. March 2012 06:15
This offer for a meal delivery plan was being sold through my e-mail (information below). I have some concerns about offers like this:
“Simply Smart, Smart Body, or Smart Fuel Sampler Pack
Belly bulge creeps up faster than you can say triple-chocolate fudge. When your pants are becomin... [More]
15. March 2012 19:50
12 key home exercises that you can do with a tube band, and 1 or 2 sets of barbells,
6. Stability Ball Roll Out- (Abs) You can get a stability ball online or at a sporting goods store (or, use an Ab-roller if you have one). Sit on your knee's on a mat or pad, with a stability ball 6-8... [More]
14. March 2012 09:11
12 key home exercises that you can do with a tube band, and 1 or 2 sets of barbells. With this plan, you can get an overall body workout. Depending on the amount of time that you can dedicate to these 12, you can break it up over 3 days or however many you have available. You can always add ... [More]
8. March 2012 14:51
A basic exercise that work’s a variety of muscle groups is called wood chop (or squat with diagonal wood chop). It works several sides of your core, your shoulders, your low-back exercises, deltoids, hamstrings, quadriceps and your glutes.
You stand with your feet wider than shoulder-wid... [More]
7. March 2012 08:43
Processed foods are filled with ingredients that cause the body to pack on pounds. The fillers that they use to enhance flavor, and the salts and preservatives to extend the shelf life, are harmful for healthy living. It's often a clue to the level of process in foods depending on where you find the... [More]
5. March 2012 13:49
As spring is approaching, you need to keep your workouts and clean, healthy eating a high priority as part of your schedule, but you feel that you are pulled in 5 different directions (family, work, school, church, volunteering).
This is not the time to take time off from your health and fit... [More]