Losing Weight

Health Benefits of Losing Weight – Do it for the Right Reason (You)

Instead of thinking “if I was only skinny I would be happier” or “people would like me more” focus on what losing weight can really do for you and for your health. Here are just a few wonderful ways that losing weight can help improve the quality of your life that has nothing to do with what people see on the outside.… Read More Health Benefits of Losing Weight – Do it for the Right Reason (You)

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PSA Campaign to Fight Prediabetes

“For the 86 million Americans with prediabetes, we need to communicate a sense of urgency — that it’s time to take action,” said Ann Albright, Ph.D., R.D., director of CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. “By participating in a CDC-recognized diabetes prevention program, people with prediabetes can learn practical, real-life changes and cut their risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.”… Read More PSA Campaign to Fight Prediabetes

Lifestyle

Counting your carbs? Miss bread? Try this sweet potato toast recipe!

When you think of sweet potatoes and yams you probably think “CARBS! NO THANK YOU!” but even Dr. Atkins allowed them on his low-carb diet plan so before you rule them out, check your own diet because you may be surprised to find that because they are a “superfood” you can have them on your own plan. Sweet potatoes are delicious by themselves, or when served as part of a meal and can also be substituted in virtually any recipe that calls for apples, squash or white potatoes.… Read More Counting your carbs? Miss bread? Try this sweet potato toast recipe!

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Massive Frozen Food Recall: DiGiorno®, Lean Cuisine®, and Stouffer’s® May Contain Glass Pieces

Nestlé USA is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of DiGiorno®, Lean Cuisine®, and Stouffer’s® products due to the potential presence of glass pieces. This voluntary recall covers only specific production codes of the following products…… Read More Massive Frozen Food Recall: DiGiorno®, Lean Cuisine®, and Stouffer’s® May Contain Glass Pieces

Diet Reviews

Diet Overviews: ITG Diet

Average Weight Loss: Varies Type of Diet: Low-carb (“light” ketogenic), low-calorie (must buy their protein powder and supplements) This diet may be unsafe for many individuals.* List of All Diet Overviews About The Diet Follow a three-step plan to lose weight on this low-carb, (“light” ketogenic), low-calorie diet plan. Step 1: Weight Loss. In this… Read More Diet Overviews: ITG Diet

Diet Reviews

Diet Overview: Hypnodiet

Average Weight Loss: Varies based on diet chosen Type of Diet: This program is not really a diet, but purports to help you lose weight by learning how to change your behavior through self-hypnosis. If you have an eating disorder, suffer from binge eating, or emotional eating, seek the advice of a licensed clinical therapist… Read More Diet Overview: Hypnodiet