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!
One of the most popular brands for people who are weight conscious or planning to lose weight is Slim Fast. Slim Fast is a popular brand of dietary supplements that come in various forms like shakes, snack bars, and even packaged meals. The Slim Fast shakes are probably the most popular product of the brand and is meant to act as a meal replacement for breakfast or lunch. But … [Read more...] about Does Slim Fast Really Help You Lose Weight?
Many people rely on diets to control their weight or to maintain a healthy body. There are many different types of diet programs out there and all claim to be effective. One of the more popular programs is the Jenny Craig diet. But don't just jump on the bandwagon. Here are some things to help you decide if it's the right diet for you, and whether you can actually commit … [Read more...] about How Does the Jenny Craig Diet Work?
Remember how, as a teen, we could live off potato chips and hamburgers and not gain a single pound? Now, it seems that just looking at a plate of rice can make us fat. Sadly, our metabolism tends to slow down as we grow older. (As if wrinkles weren't bad enough!) Studies show that as we hit our 30's, we're more likely to gain about one two pounds a year, even if we eat … [Read more...] about 7 Foods that Boost Your Metabolism
You lose weight, you gain weight, you lose weight, you gain weight… This is the cycle called yo-yo dieting. It's a common problem. Even celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Kirstie Alley struggle to maintain their weight, despite having a whole team of personal trainers and nutritionists. So what's the problem, and more importantly, how do we conquer it? The fact is, it's … [Read more...] about 7 Habits that Prevent Yo-Yo Dieting