Category: Lifestyle Change

Metabolism, Metabolism, Metabolism…

April 18th, 2011, No Comments

Are you trying to boost your metabolism? MSNBC and Men’s Health have 15 suggestions on how you can do just that! Here are some: Don’t diet! Go to bed earlier Eat more protein Get up, stand up Rev up in the morning Fight fat with fiber Read More… Download your FREE copy of my eBook: [...]

Did You Know That Today is National Start! Walking Day?

April 6th, 2011, No Comments

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” Hippocrates Have you gone for your walk today? Why Start Walking? It’s more than a program. It’s a movement… Heart disease is this country’s No.1 killer, but by exercising for as little as 30 minutes each day you can reduce your risk. That’s what the Start! Movement is all about: [...]

Sleep, Stress, and Weight Loss

March 30th, 2011, No Comments

If you want to increase your chances of losing weight, reduce your stress level and get adequate sleep. A new Kaiser Permanente study found that people trying to lose at least 10 pounds were more likely to reach that goal if they had lower stress levels and slept more than six hours but not more [...]

Use Scale as a Weight Loss Tool, Not a Judge

March 16th, 2011, No Comments

Should you weigh yourself every day? Should it be once per week, [a month] or never at all? The advice about weighing can be as confusing and conflicting as the advice about eating eggs or drinking wine. Some experts say that weighing should be kept to a minimum so that we don’t get obsessed; others [...]

March is National Nutrition Month!

March 2nd, 2011, No Comments

The American Dietetic Association is encouraging everyone to Eat Right with Color What exactly does that mean? Michael Pollan writes in his wonderful book Food Rules, “If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don’t.” “The colors of many vegetables reflect the different antioxidant phytochemicals they contain – [...]

Eat More Fiber?

February 28th, 2011, No Comments

The results of a recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with the American Association of Retired People (AARP), suggest that, “Dietary fiber may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases….” But, according to Katherine Tallmadge, MA, RD, and author of the book Diet Simple, this [...]

Success Story

February 16th, 2011, No Comments

Learn How Bill Botcher Lost 110 Pounds and How His Weight Loss Success Has Changed His Life. What was really killing me: At 55 years old, I smoked, was overweight (235 pounds), suffered from sleep apnea, and had high blood pressure (150/100), high cholesterol (250), and type 2 diabetes. My eyesight was declining, and I [...]

Tangled Up in Food

February 9th, 2011, No Comments

So let’s say that over the last month or so you’ve made a really valiant effort at sticking to your New Year’s resolutions – this year was going to be different! And you can honestly say that you’ve tried to consistently make it to the gym or workout at home. You’ve tried to make better [...]

27 Fat-Fighting Foods

February 4th, 2011, No Comments

Over the past number of weeks: you’ve gotten to “Know your Food” better, you’ve been practicing “Mindful Eating,” and you’ve started to “Cook Your Food” instead of ordering take out or picking something up on the way home, or just grabbing anything that you find in your refrigerator. And best of all, Uncle Sam has [...]

Better Late Than Never

February 2nd, 2011, No Comments

It is mindboggling to me that our government is just now embracing the recommendation to “eat less,” when for decades (see Jack LaLanne), if not for over a century (see Dr. Lulu Hunt Peters) many in the medical community and the fitness industry have been recommending just that… But I guess it’s better late than [...]

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