Today, I learned that there is currently new technology that can generate power solely by walking. I’m a big fan of the “Green” movement, and I do my part whenever possible to contribute in my own way.
I think that this new technology is quite exciting.
While walking, your energy is…Continue
Why 300 calories?
If you are trying to lose or maintain a healthy body weight, typically having a daily calorie count around 1200-1500 calories is ideal. Therefore, a meal should consist of approximately 300-400 calories.
Based on the scenario outlined below, you could eat several times a day and it would be still be a sensible and smart balanced diet; of course, if you follow certain essential guidelines.
It may not burn as many calories as running a marathon, or even a work-out; however it definitely can help you stay active and to burn calories at the same time.
It may not always get your heart beats per minute as high—unless you might be mowing the lawn or working on a new deck—nonetheless its movement, which is better than non-movement.
Being sedentary is a huge reason why people gain…Continue
Today’s Thursday Thirteen (#1) is partly a response to Eve’s tag and #2 - #13 are some fun with “a PIZZA the size of the SUN.”
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You started your day with a healthy breakfast, but it’s almost time for lunch-- so what’s on your plate?
Lunch is the meal that provides you with most of the energy you require for the rest of your busy day; therefore, lunch should be your main meal of the day.
Although, eating a huge, high fat meal wouldn’t be the best course of…Continue
Added by Lisa Newton on February 13, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments
Is that called moving up the ladder?…
Stress can kill you, and feeling stressed frequently leads to weight gain; but here are a few ideas from Texas Woman's University , with my comments in italics.
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Today's article is exactly what we advise, and recommend, so I present it in its original format.
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This is important information, so “digest” it carefully;…Continue
Simple, it is a basic equation that uses calories, BMR, and exercise. For the simplest formula:
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Your daily caloric intake – your BMR (the amount of calories your body needs to keep itself going; breathing, heart beating,…Continue
Is it time to rejuvenate those New Year’s resolutions? Do you want be able to have a beautiful ass by the summer?
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Iowa Avenue challenges you to “Take off” to a Tighter Ass, for incentive to gain a…Continue
Have you ever taken a bite of a “forbidden” food where one bite lead to another, then another, and then you “ate the whole thing,” leading to a day of ("Well, I've already ruined today, so I might as well stuff myself.) binge eating?
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Afterward, did you feel dejected and…Continue
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For today’s blog, I wanted to talk about the necessity of taking a multi-vitamin.
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In my effort to provide the best information possible, I found a link that explains the need for a daily vitamin much better than I could, so if you would like an…Continue
Yesterday, while I was surfing the Internet, I read two excellent blogs that I want to share. At Scale Junkie, her aim was for people—especially women—to focus on their positive attributes, by answering a series of questions provided by another blogger, Krissie at questions for dessert.…
Added by Lisa Newton on January 20, 2008 at 4:29pm — No Comments
Because herbs and spices taste good and don’t add calories to your meal, I am adding to my previous post, Using Herbs and Seasoning for a Healthy Lifestyle.
In an article from the New York Times dated January 18, 1908, Pasteur’s successor at the Pasteur Institute, Elie Metchmikoff, wrote what he believed to be the secrets to long life.
I’m not going to go through the entire news article, but when you have time, it’s a…Continue
In today’s busy world it’s hard to schedule or find time to exercise. It can be difficult, but frequently being “too busy” is all too often an excuse for not exercising at all.
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From a recent article in the Los Angeles Times--my comments are in italics.
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To better understanding how different foods items affect your caloric intake—per meal, snack, and eating--this Chipotle calculator lets you both visually, and mentally see how this works.
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It’s also referred to as the “Sunshine Vitamin.” Do you know why?
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Here's a quiz to find out how much you know about vitamin D and why it’s an…Continue