The Vital Roles of Saturated Fat [EXPERT] Brrr –fat is horrible & I won’t eat this. How often did you hear this? Even in the commercials & miss-informed health practitioners are singing this song. The Big Fat lie has been has infiltrated the “health community!!!”
For me, my weight has always been a bit of a challenge. Having a childhood nickname of “Buddha Baby” should kind of explain it it all, but, in essence, I’ve always loved food…and struggled with keeping a trim figure as a result. By no means am I overweight, but I can’t help but notice those few pesky extra pounds when I look in the mirror or slip on my skinny jeans.
By Liz Vaccariello, Editor-in-Chief, Reader's Digest and Author of The Digest Diet for GalTime some surprising foods that could help you lose weight
Conventional wisdom says that people in relationships usually gain weight, thanks to a variety of factors like high-calorie date nights and skipping yoga in favor of snuggling at home. In addition, people who work out in the hopes that their toned physique will snag them a suitor might relax their gym routine once they’ve found a mate. Obviously this isn’t true for everyone, though...
Most brides have specific ideas about their wedding dress, such as style, fabric and design, but bride-to-be Susanne Eman was also particular about another facet: color.
Since its creation in 1992, Mary Evans Young, the director of the British group "Diet Breakers" (someone sign me up, please!), not only is International No Diet Day about accepting your body and the fact that no two bodies are alike, but it's also dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and that moderation is your friend.
Studies have been performed that suggest fatty meals could make fighting with your partner super-stressful. The Ohio State University is attempting to prove that foods rich in saturated fat will increase stress hormones and thusly affect our emotional responses. Shape Magazine has a few great tips on how not to let eating lead to fighting (unless, of course, it's a sexy food fight). I'd suggest being very complimentary of each others' cooking as a start.
When we think of staying healthy, things like maintaining an ideal weight and strong muscles, a strong immune system and a healthy heart come to mind. It wasn't until fairly recently, however, that widespread attention had been given to the connection between physical and mental health. Today, the number of people suffering from mood disorders and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is on the rise.
Christina Aguilera has been attacked for being too skinny and too fat, and she no longer cares what people think. In fact, she’s tossed out her scale and learned how to love her body no matter what size she is. She no longer obsesses about her weight or compares her self-worth with the numbers on the scale.
As if women didn't struggle with body image enough these days, the following news comes from Holland: "A former winner of the television show 'Holland's Next Top Model' has won a lawsuit against Elite Model Management after she was dropped for having hips the agency considered too large."
Starve yourself or spend hours in the gym? What’s a girl to do to have a healthy, sexy body? You can argue whether diet or exercise is more effective in your weight loss. Fact is that both matter. You need both. Just like you need all the ingredients to bake up a recipe. Leave something out and it's not going to taste right. To promote successful weight loss you also need all the pieces to mix together. Diet and exercise do not work alone.
Ladies and gentlemen, consider yourself warned: If your long-term lover expresses the desire to shed a few pounds, it can only mean one thing. He is planning on leaving you. Wait... what?
It's nice to know that even those of us without the physique of Heidi Klum can still find ourselves someone special if we make sure our other attributes are on the up and up. It's no mystery that wealthy men, despite how conventionally imperfect their bodies may be, can score themselves a hot, and frankly, out of their physical league, girlfriend or wife.
The recent statistics from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has reported that about one-third (33.8%) of U.S. adults are obese. That number rises every day, and keeping up with it is more difficult than keeping up with your stocks. I work with the finest bariatric surgeons in the U.S. They are dedicated to helping their patients lose weight in an effort to thwart diseases, and minimize current disease progression. I also run several 12-step food addiction groups in the city of Houston and online in many cities. I talk to morbidly obese patients everyday. I teach them, counsel them, eat with them, and spend endless hours reading their journals. These patients have a story to tell, but we aren’t listening and we continue asking the wrong questions.
Top 50 beauty products for moms. 6 botched plastic surgeries. Would you let a few extra pounds keep you from having healthy sex? Kirstie Alley sure doesn't. Holly Madison's boobs are insured for $1 million. 7 very logical beauty fixed to very common problems.