Being overweight brings with it a number of problems. You'll get more sickly, have lower resistance and endurance and be more prone to injuries. The benefits of losing weight far outweigh any kind of challenges or hurdles you will face as you try to achieve your target weight. Encouragement is a great motivator for people who are trying to lose weight. To further inspire you in … [Read more...] about Surprising Benefits of Losing Weight
I'm not a big fan of metabolism pills. Sure, they can help burn fat faster, but I've heard a lot of scary side effects (like jitters, or even heart attacks). It just isn't worth putting my life on the limb. Besides, with all the chemicals that are already in the food, do I really want to add more synthetic stuff to my diet? Are there any other natural and safer ways to boost … [Read more...] about Natural ways to increase your metabolism
I don't need to belabor the obvious: if you want to stay on your diet, you need to watch your portions and follow the serving size. But how does that work and how can you do that without carrying a kitchen scale everywhere you go? And more importantly how can you actually stick to that? Here are some tips. … [Read more...] about Tips for sticking to serving sizes
One study done by the American Dietetic Association found that 75% of office workers like to eat their lunch at their desks. This may sound like a triumph of work ethic (or a symptom of how overworked most of us are), but whatever it is, it's not healthy. Experts who have tried to study the impact of this phenomenon found that this type of eating habit can contribute to … [Read more...] about Eating at your desk makes you fat!
You've definitely overheard comments about people who may have looked thinner if they only had a slimmer face. Just take for example John Travolta and Vince Vaughn, two famous people who are actually slimmer than they look if not for their faces (well, Travolta has really let himself go lately so comments of him being fat are actually justifiable). If you're one of those … [Read more...] about How to make your face look thinner