According to the American Dietetic Association and ConAgra Foods Foundation, as many as 70% of Americans eat at their desks several times a week. Unfortunately, eating at your desk can lead to poor nutritional choices because you aren’t usually paying attention to what you’re eating or how much you’re eating. [Read more]
Finding the time to lose weight and stay physically fit can be challenging with today’s busy schedules. Use these tips to help make exercise a more convenient part of your daily life. [Read more]
If Canadian researchers are right, Nike may have figured out the key to getting enough exercise a long time ago. It seems that the answer to getting more exercise is simple: Just do it. [Read more]
All foods contain a certain number of calories. Foods that are low in energy density have fewer calories in the same volume than foods that are high in energy density. In order to lose weight without feeling hungry, focus on eating more foods that are low in energy density. [Read more]
Vegetables are an important part of any diet. They provide valuable fiber, antioxidants, and other powerful phytochemicals. Obviously, you should be eating your vegetables whenever possible!
But what do you do if you don’t like the taste of vegetables? Here are a few suggestions to make eating your vegetables easier. [Read more]
The questions you ask yourself before you begin a weight loss program may determine how successful you are. Are you ready to take on the task of losing weight?
Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Trying to Lose Weight [Read more]
Very few people like the idea of dieting. No matter how badly we want to lose weight, the idea of depriving ourselves of our favorite foods and wrestling with hunger pangs can be down right depressing. Pick up a few tips that can make dieting more bearable and more successful. [Read more]
This study was not without its limitations, said the researchers. It was too short for proper information to be gathered and there was no information regarding whether time using a computer increased as time spent watching TV decreased. This latter piece of data is something that might be essential before drawing any true conclusions, although some assumptions can still be made. [Read more]
New research suggests that some video games may actually be good for your health.
A study funded by Nintendo and conducted by Motohiko Miyachi, PhD, of the National Institute of Health and Nutrition in Tokyo, looked at the popular Wii Fit Plus and Wii Sports video games to determine how much energy is expended by gamers. [Read more]
For many people, dining out is one of the first things to go when the budget is getting trimmed. The good news is that, eating out less can go a long way toward helping you manage your weight. With a few helpful tips for stretching your budget and keeping calories in mind, you can still enjoy the occasional opportunity to eat out. [Read more]