Category: Lifestyle Change

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January 31st, 2011, No Comments

Wellness: Does Your Doc Know What To Look For? Has your doctor ever given you an Rx for exercise? June Chapman got one last summer, a first for the 87-year-old retiree in San Marcos, Calif. “You sit on a chair, arms at your side,” she says of the exercise her internist prescribed, “then rise up [...]

150 Years of Dieting Fads and still No Quick Fix

January 26th, 2011, No Comments

Before there was Dr. Atkins, there was William Banting. He invented the low-carb diet of 1863. Even then Americans were trying out advice that urged fish, mutton or “any meat except pork” for breakfast, lunch and dinner – hold the potatoes, please. It turns out our obsession with weight and how to lose it dates [...]

Cook Your Food – To Know Your Food

January 12th, 2011, No Comments

As we recently discovered from the Consumer Reports Diet Survey, many of us over estimate how healthful our diets and eating habits really are, we under estimate how much we weigh, we’re busier than we’ve ever been and yet not nearly active enough. And only about 50% of us limit the amounts of fat and [...]

Be Mindful

January 10th, 2011, No Comments

One of the most effective ways to “Know Your FOOD” is to be Mindful of what you eat, when you eat, how you eat, how much you eat, and most importantly – WHY YOU EAT. Practicing Mindful Eating will help you answer those questions, assist you in gaining a better understanding of your relationship to [...]

Know Your Food

January 7th, 2011, No Comments

In the introduction to my eBook, The 5 Tenets of Permanent Weight Loss, I write: “What did you have to eat today?” The problem that I encounter over and over again when I ask anyone this question is that most people don’t really know, or sometimes they can’t remember, let alone know how many total [...]

The “Godfather’s” 10 Point Self-Improvement Plan

January 5th, 2011, No Comments

Jack LaLanne is considered by many in the fitness industry to be the “Godfather” of the fitness movement. In 1936, Jack LaLanne opened the first modern health spa in the U.S. He’s also credited with inventing many of the weight machines that are now standard in many of today’s modern gyms and health spa’s, such [...]

Are You Ready?

January 3rd, 2011, No Comments

Ok… So it’s January 3rd 2011, and you’ve spent the past couple of weeks, days, and the last hours of 2010 finalizing your health, fitness and wellness list of New Year’s Resolutions – Right? You’ve set specific and concrete goals for yourself in order to ensure that you commit to, and succeed at reaching your [...]

Year-End Diet, Health and Fitness Advice from Health.Com

December 29th, 2010, No Comments

After January 1, calorie amnesia comes to an end—and you’re officially out of excuses for nibbling on tree-shaped cookies for breakfast and lunching on gift buckets of cheese popcorn. But when the season of splurging is over, you need more than good intentions to start eating right. That’s why we loaded this supersimple, mix-and-match, 1,300-calorie-per-day [...]

Part 8 of Dr. Berardi’s Second Interview with Christine Williams

December 22nd, 2010, No Comments

Carbs vs. body fat, making weight loss & fitness possible, and wrapping it up – “In the end, it’s all about lifestyle change.” Part 7: Worst weight-loss foods, why losing fat doesn’t mean starving and the 90% rule Part 6: The importance of working with a coach, fish oil, vegetables and “The Power of Less” Part 5: Aging [...]

New Research Validates That Exercise & Diet Are Vital to Long-Term Weight Loss Success

December 17th, 2010, No Comments

Want to Keep Pounds Off? The Trick is Consistent Exercise Now that the holidays are here, New Year’s resolutions to lose weight won’t be far behind. So just in time, researchers report that keeping up a regular exercise regimen may be your best bet when it comes to keeping extra pounds at bay. It’s not [...]

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