Are you gorging on foods at night? Do you grab a bag of your favorite chips to watch TV? Do you overindulge on your favorite snack? Do you splurge and overdo to satisfy that feeling of depression? Do you find that after you open a bag of cookies it is gone or almost gone before you go to bed? It is easy to overeat if we are not careful and not paying attention to our behavior. I know certain foods I must avoid completely or be very careful to make… Continue
When temptation arises do you start to feel irrational, like you have no mind of your own? When they bring out the appetizer, do you think, “I can eat just a few bites?” When you hear them start to sing Happy Birthday, does your mouth start to water for cake and ice cream? Do you just have to have a pudding cup as you spy your child grabbing one? I know that these times for me really test my strength. It is difficult for me to stay on my diet and live… Continue
Added by Brian, the old man on August 21, 2009 at 11:04am — No Comments
I find it helpful and important to keep a journal of the foods I eat to achieve the healthy lifestyle I am living. Mainly, journaling helps me keep in mind what I am eating. It makes me think about what I eat and forces me to make a conscious decision whether or not I should eat a particular food that day. If I am craving cookies, I can work them into my diet… Continue
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Okay, now you are motivated to make the changes in your life to obtain the weight loss you are seeking and to be a happier healthier you. How do you maintain and achieve success? What are some easy things for you to do that will make a difference to achieve your goal? What things can you do that will help change your bad habits and start good ones? Today I offer some good tips to living a healthier lifestyle. This is not an all inclusive list but just… Continue
Added by Brian, the old man on August 6, 2009 at 1:57pm — No Comments
I have had many conversations lately with people about the word diet and lifestyle change. First I want to give you the definition’s I found on both
Yesterday I read a post called Exercise is Good Medicine from Carole Carson's blog. She talks about the "Exercise is Medicine" campaign which calls on doctors to "assess and review every patient's physical activity…Continue
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Percent of Obese (BMI >30) in U.S Adults in 1987
Percent of Obese (BMI >30) in U.S Adults in 2007…
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I’ve been looking for different ways I can train for my upcoming marathon. There are many sites that give great advice, but I decided to do my own research and put a program together that works for me.
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve increased my fitness walking, with both short walks, 4-5 miles, and long walks 8.5 miles to my new high, 10 miles. Yes, I did 10 miles two days ago. It was a little bit of a…Continue
"Soft drinks are the prototypical junk food; they contain sugars -- and, therefore, calories -- but nothing else of nutritional value."Calories from… Continue
Two days ago, I had a fantastic walk.
I did 6.4 miles of race walking a city route, swinging my arms all the way. BTW, the picture on the right was taken during my walk yesterday while walking in the sand.
As I wrote…Continue
Added by Lisa Newton on September 18, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments
In 2005, there were 2,448,017 deaths in the United States. Of those deaths, 652,091 (27%) were from heart disease, 559,312 (23%) from cancer, 143,579 (6%) from stroke (cerebrovascular diseases), and 75,119 (3%) from diabetes (according to CDC Statistics).
What happens in 2010?
It’s the deadline for the Healthy People 2010 initiative.
Healthy People 2010 is a US government initiative that challenges individuals, communities, and health professionals to take specific steps to ensure that good health, as well as long life, are…Continue
Yes, you can.
In fact, it’s a lot easier than you think.
Making small changes in your eating habits can significantly help you lose weight.
A reduction of over 400 calories per day will enable you to lose more than 1 pound per week, without exercising. But, by doing both you’ll lose even more weight.…Continue
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