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Diet Peer Pressure: How to Say No!

Today’s diet trends can seem near religious, or better yet, overzealous. Wherever you go, there are throngs of proselytizers ready to convert you to their exclusive food covenant. It can feel overwhelming to navigate your own path amidst fervent friends, family members, neighbors and even total strangers, who all seem so eager to save your […]


7 Ways to Cut Calories without Cutting Flavor

March marks the start of National Nutrition Month, a yearly educational campaign that helps to bring awareness about health and nutrition. The theme for 2014 is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” The key message for this year’s theme focuses on “combining taste and nutrition to create healthy meals that still follow the Dietary Guidelines […]


Weight Loss Support: 4 Ways You Can Encourage Your Loved Ones

Offering weight loss support to your loved ones can make a big difference in their lives. Often when people are stuck in a rut, eating the same foods repeatedly, or turning to food to take away the boredom or lower their stress, the patterns can be difficult to break. The special person in your life may know that he or she needs to change things but doesn’t have the motivation or support to do it. Here are four ways that you can encourage your loved ones who are struggling with weight issues.


5 Consequences of Unhealthy Dieting

Unhealthy dieting can result in numerous undesirable consequences. Going on an extremely low-calorie diet that is devoid of necessary nutrients can not only sabotage your dieting efforts in the long run, but it often results in unintended health consequences as well. Here are five consequences of unhealthy dieting. 1. Binge Eating Unhealthy dieting can result […]

Unhealthy Dieting: Why You’ll Gain More in the Long Run

Unhealthy dieting generally leads to greater weight gain in the long run. Extensive juice fasts, extreme calorie reduction, and an overuse of diet powders and pills may lead to immediate weight loss. These results, however, are often hard to sustain on a long-term basis. Defining Unhealthy Dieting The definition of unhealthy dieting can vary depending […]

Jamie Oliver And Victoria Government Announce Partnership To Tackle Obesity

5 Most Common Bad Eating Habits

Bad eating habits are common. It is easy to operate on automatic when it comes to food. Living in a fast-paced society often makes it so you have to eat on the run, skip meals, eat whatever is fast and easy or use food to relieve stress. 1. Eating on the Run If you live […]



How Weight Loss Massage Works

Weight loss massage is a popular method of helping you shed extra pounds. Weight loss and massage may seem like two unrelated things, but research has shown that treating yourself to a body massage after a good workout may actually help you in your quest for weight loss. Read on to learn more about how […]