"Glee" star Lea Michele: "I'm a girl who eats … I'll have a big Italian dinner, and I don't give a crap because it makes me happy." We should all be more like Lea Michele!
Certain foods are just plain sexy to eat—strawberries, oysters, and chocolate come to mind—but do they endow the eater with true sexual desire?
Is your mom trying to stuff her famous apple turnovers in your mouth even though you're on a no-carb diet? Are your boyfriend's coach potato tendencies rubbing off on you? Being healthy is hard enough on its own – but what can you do when your friends and family seem to be sabotaging your goals?
Amy made a delicious dinner for her family with strips of chicken, zucchini, peppers, onions, mushrooms, eggplant and tomatoes over whole wheat pasta. She even added some freshly grated parmesan cheese. Everyone loved it, and she ate slowly, enjoying each bite. She left the table feeling comfortably full and totally satisfied. Amy decided this healthy eating thing was a cinch! An hour and a half later, Amy remembered the bag of peanut butter cups in the pantry.
Beyonce Knowles is a very beautiful—very rich—woman. One would think her pregnancy would be, I don't know, fancy and glamorous, complete with nutritionist on hand 24 hours a day, guiding her in every dietary decision she makes, as well as blending her kale and berry smoothies.
Are you giving your body the right kind of gas? Okay, now that I have your full attention, it’s not the kind of gas you may be imagining. I thought this this might be worth sharing again especially since I’ve taken on a new challenge. And depending on what’s happening with your life right now, it’s a good reminder about the importance of valuing YOU.
Does your partner like your curves, but you want to stay slim and healthy? When you stock the kitchen with healthy essentials, do you find them being replaced by cake and ice cream? In this video, YourTango expert and life & health coach Nicole Burley gives the advice you need to get him or her on board with your weight loss. “One thing that really helps is communication,” Nicole says.
Losing weight is a mind game and you have to know the rules of the game in order to win the game. Part of a winning strategy is to have a lot of plays to use until the "game" you're playing becomes second nature. And trust me, the weight loss mind game does start to get better and change over time, with patience and self-reminders throughout each day.
The number one reason my clients come to see me is weight loss. They’ve tried diet after diet losing the weight and then gaining it back. Exasperated and frustrated they finally seek help. After more than 10 years of coaching I found some common threads for the lack of success at weight loss and weight maintenance. 1) Your Behaviors/Relationship with Food
We all know that women are the healthier sex. We see the doc more often. We live longer. So why would we care what good habits guys use to stay fit? Because research shows that men have an easier time losing weight and finding happiness than women do, thanks to key lifestyle differences. Read on for eight of his healthy habits that are worth adding to your health arsenal.
You're strolling hand-in-hand on the beach with your love, the sea salt gently misting through your hair, when suddenly, it happens. The two of you exchange looks, hungry with desire, then grab one another and say, "You wanna get something to eat?" This summer, whether you want to cool off when things get steamy (try a paleta, a Mexican-style popsicle!), or heat things up (jalapeño cocktails, anyone?), YourTango is here to make sure your summer dates are filled with flavor.
The id, ego, and superego of food. The id, ego, and superego of food. Let’s be honest. There is nothing that can make us feel more down about ourselves than not feeling good about our bodies. I am all for inner beauty and being high frequency, but what we look like largely impacts the way we feel about ourselves. If we do not feel good about our physical self it is difficult to fully express a happy emotional self. Our self-hate will be experienced in our energy. We are a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual being. The physical is the first level with the others proceeding up the hierarchy.
Nothing kills romance like bad breath, but if Tic Tacs aren't your thing, consider chomping down an apple before leaning in for a kiss. At least that's what researchers in South Korea suggest, in reference to a pocket-sized "Kiss Apple" developed to combat halitosis.
On the 19th of March, the moon was as close to the Earth as it has or will be for the next 18 years. A feat that most assuredly comes with cosmic strings attached. An astronomer predicted that the onset of this would cause the universe, or Lady Earth, as we know her to revolt. And she did.
As many of you know, and by many of you I mean the proud few that indulge in my occasional cyber rants; I’m “involved” in an ambiguous relationship with a man by the name of NsSA, Not-so-Starving-Artist. I’ve chronicled our dealings since our initial meeting last November during a SEC mash-up at his flat. From that initial meeting of the minds to an impromptu proposal of faux life partnership with a ghetto gold band we are a couple of humans – proudly. He said yes!