Cutting calories isn’t easy but if you want to lose weight, you need to eat at a caloric deficit each day. It may be hard to change your eating habits but there are plenty of small changes you can make to the meals you eat at home in order to lower your caloric intake. If you aren’t sure how to lessen the calories in the meals you cook, heed the following tips. [Read more]
It is often said that humans are creatures of habit. If you look at the behavior patterns of most people, you will see a lot of truth to this claim. Some habits are repetitive behaviors that are stumbled upon by accident and slowly become a way of life. Other habits come about as deliberate choices made to change or influence life forever. [Read more]
The key to achieving or maintaining a healthy body weight lies in balancing calorie input with energy output. The process of managing these two functions is your metabolism. In a young, growing child, metabolism is at its highest. After all, it takes a lot of energy to fuel a growing human being from birth to adulthood.
Modern life feels like it’s moving at an ever-faster pace, but a lot of it is spent not moving much at all. We spend too much time sitting – whether it’s at our desks, in our cars, or on the couch. Studies show that this lack of movement isn’t healthy; it’s associated with weight gain, lack of energy, back pain, and even decreased life spans. [Read more]
The struggle to lose weight and get slim has become an obsession that has fed an entire industry with over 30 billion dollars per year since 1989. We know and understand that an overabundance of body fat can lead to metabolic syndrome and put us at risk for heart disease, diabetes, joint diseases and respiratory dysfunction. [Read more]