Money-Saving Tips for New Moms

For such tiny people, babies can be very, very expensive. You’ve got to feed them, diaper them and clothe them. They need bath supplies and laundry detergents that are suitable for sensitive baby skin. They […]

Free Book Friday for your health: Body Weight Blitz

One of the worst things about breaking my ankle last November is how much sitting I have had to do with my foot up. As you can imagine, becoming so sedentary has meant I’ve picked […]

Dealing with Childhood Obesity, Part 2

Emphasizing what is positive and the benefits of changing their behavior can make all the difference. For example, when they lose weight, they will be able to buy that new pair of jeans they have […]

Move over Meatloaf – Salad’s Center Stage Tonight Part 2

Go ahead and add those veggies to your main course salad. Cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, onions and mushrooms are the perfect main course salad enhancers.   The more fresh veggies you can pack in the better. […]

Factors That Affect Body Weight 7

Lifestyle Factors That CAN Be Changed For Weight Loss The following factors affect weight and ARE under your control. So if you are worried about your weight, even small changes in these areas can add […]

Eating Right for Weight Control 5

 Metabolism This is the process that extracts and utilizes energy (measured in calories) from food. Even at rest, energy is needed for many functions, such as breathing, the beating of your heart, and cell growth […]

Eating Right for Weight Control 1

Good nutritional habits aren’t just important for preventing diseases.  They can also help you control your weight, or even lose weight. It is a sad fact: the number overweight and obese people, including those who […]

Helpful Fitness Tips

Here are some quick helpful fitness tips: Keep a fitness diary to stay on track with your health and fitness goals. Start small, like “I will walk 1000 steps today,” and record your successes and […]