Healthy lunch ideas for work

Do you struggle to find healthy food at lunchtime? Maybe you get so frustrated and short on time that you wind going out for lunch or worse, picking up fast food. Eating healthy requires planning and dedication. And crafting healthy lunches for work is an art in and of itself. If you’re serious about staying healthy and reaching a healthy …

The #1 barrier to weight loss

According to the current statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of all American adults are obese. That’s a big percentage, and a big problem for our health care system and current state of national health. Obesity is linked to a number of serious diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and various cancers. What is …

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The importance of non-scale victories

When you seriously commit to losing weight, you’ll find many benefits follow — benefits that go beyond the numbers on your scale. These additional benefits are known as non-scale victories. And they’re different for everyone. Maybe you finally fit into that favorite dress you wore 10 years ago, or you’ve noticed an improvement in your complexion. We cannot underestimate the …

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The emotional elements of weight loss

The weight-loss struggle affects so many of us these days. Even many kids are overweight and some are even obese, given the standard American diet we’ve come to know and love. It takes patience, time, and knowledge to approach weight loss in an effective manner. It also takes a certain self-awareness, one that comes with age, because the emotional elements …

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10 reasons you’re gaining weight even though you’re exercising

Have you been working out like crazy because you’re determined to lose weight? Maybe you’ve finally hit your exercise groove only to find the numbers on your bathroom scale aren’t budging. Or worse yet, are those numbers getting bigger? The exercise-weight gain equation is a mysterious one, but we’re going to clear things up. It’s not unusual to gain weight …

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16 ways to motivate yourself to exercise more

Do you struggle to get yourself to the gym? Or maybe you want to exercise more, but the thought of working out in front of other people fills you with dread? Making time for more physical activity in your life is important — so many of us spend too much time sitting in cars, on couches, or in desk chairs. …