Weight Loss

How to turn unhealthy cravings into healthier snacking

We all crave comfort food from time to time. And while there is nothing wrong with an occasional trip to the drive-thru or a couple of cookies, frequent cravings for unhealthy snacks can lead to overeating. Here are some tips on how to recognize why you're craving that sweet or salty treat, and how to kick those cravings in the future. Understand your cravings. Many of us crave unhealthy foods when we are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed. This is called emotional eating. It can be hard to ...

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5/24/2021 2:57:00 PM Comments(0)

Manage Your Weight the Healthy Way

It may be tempting to try something exotic and short-term for fast weight loss—an all-kumquat diet, perhaps, or a one-weekend exercise marathon. But it wouldn't be healthy, and any weight you lost would probably be back in a heartbeat. It's not new, and it may not be the fad of the moment. But if you want to lose weight, a long-term program of sensible eating and exercise is still the best method around. A healthy eating plan for weight loss combines fewer calories with better nutrition, a...

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1/28/2019 11:22:00 AM Comments(0)

Avoid the middle-aged gut

When you get older, it often becomes harder to eat as you once did without packing on extra weight. Most of these pounds will collect in your midsection as you get older. A bigger waistline leads to increased risks of troubling health concerns like diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Why does this happen? The main culprit is metabolism, which slows as we age. The process inspires a loss of lean muscle and an increase in abdominal fat. There are steps you can take to curb these disadvantages of a...

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6/27/2018 9:12:00 AM Comments(0)