Sure, you’ve heard it before, but now, there’s actual data to prove that when it comes to dieting, it’s not all about calories in versus calories out. All calories are not created equal!
Researchers sought out to discover why it’s easier for people to lose weight than it is to maintain the weight loss (only one out of every six overweight people can maintain even 10% of weight loss over the long term).
This week’s I LOVE FOOD post is once again Pinterest-inspired. If you still do not know what Pinterest is since our last visit, then you need to try it. That’s all I am going to say.
Anyway, I have recently become obsessed with zucchini. Since I am trying to diet (trying being the key word) I don’t eat potatoes anymore. Instead of reaching for a french fry, I want a healthy alternative.
Whenever you bread and fry zucchini; it is delicious. But,…Read full post
Another reason to make sure you’re getting your 7-8 hours of sleep a night: Adults who regularly get less than 6 hours of sleep a night are four times more likely to suffer a stroke, compared to those who get adequate sleep.
A study from the University of Alabama in Birmingham followed 5,666 adults aged 45 or older for three years. According to Time, the participants self-reported their sleep duration and stroke…Read full post
Your last cardio session may not have burned as many calories as you thought. According to the American Council on Exercise, cardio-equipment calorie counters can be off by 25%! Machines that require you to enter information like your weight, height, age, and gender give you a better estimate, but aren’t guaranteed to be accurate.
Here are a few tips to make sure you’re burning calories and making the most of your workout:
Instead of obsessing over burning a…Read full post
Heidi Montag shocked fans when she underwent liposuction, breast augmentation, and a number of other cosmetic surgeries in a single day back in 2010, changing her appearance overnight. So, two years later, does the Hills reality star have any regrets?
“Getting lipo is my biggest regret… I got cellulite after my lipo,” Montag told In Touch. Despite working hard in the gym and adhering to a strict diet, Montag, 25, claims she just can’t get rid…Read full post
Harley Pasternak – creator of The 5 Factor Diet and the fitness guru behind some of Hollywood’s hottest – knows a thing or two about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to slimming down. Unfortunately, there are more fad diets and gimmicks that don’t work than do.
“If I had a penny for every client who’s told me of an outrageous eating plan they’ve tried, with amazing results in the first few days, only…Read full post
Did you know that about 80 percent of processed foods in stores today contain ingredients created through complex laboratory methods? In other words: The majority of processed foods found in your cabinet would never be found in nature.
You might be thinking, “Well, duh. It’s processed!” And that’s a valid point. What’s shocking, however, is that genetically modified foods, more commonly known as GMOs, have never undergone vigorous independent testing to assess their health effects. What’s…Read full post
Lucky Brand is expanding their iconic jean brand with Lucky Plus, a plus-size clothing line set to launch next month!
According to Style Bistro, the LA-based company will launch Lucky Plus tops (up to size 3X) and Ginger jeans which will run up to size 24. Lucky Brand jeans and tops were previously only available up to size 18, and only online.
“We are particularly excited for the launch of this collection as we recognized…Read full post
Katy Butler, a bullied high school student from Michigan who mobilized more than 500,000 people through her Change.org petition to change the rating of the documentary “Bully” from “R” to “PG-13,” will be recognized at the launch of the Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus in Washington, D.C. this Thursday, June 28.