Spring 2014 Health & Happiness Tips

Spring 2014 Health & Happiness Tips

Has spring quietly crept up on you this year? Does it feel as if you’ve just finished with the winter holidays when, in fact, you’ll soon be knee-deep in tax returns and Easter egg hunts. If you still haven’t made much headway on your New Year’s resolutions, this is the ideal time to get a […]

Fight cellulite and win!

You know that pasty, rippled skin that collects most noticeably on thighs, buttocks and hips? Medically speaking, it’s called adiposis edematosa or gynoid lipodystropy, but you just call it cellulite, and if you’ve got it, you hate it. Cellulite usually doesn’t appear until after puberty, and it is a condition more commonly seen in women […]

Best Ways to Get Past that Weight-Loss Plateau

For weeks you’ve been losing weight. In fact, the healthy food choices, reduced calories, and increased exercise have been working like a charm. But with 20 pounds to go, you’ve reached a plateau, and the scale hasn’t budged in a week. Yes, it’s discouraging, but don’t throw in the towel just yet. Plateaus are normal, […]

Five Top Female Weight-Loss Challenges

When it comes to weight loss and weight management, the fairer sex faces some unique physiological and psychological challenges. These make shedding pounds and keeping them off harder for women than men. So to tip the scale in your favor, be aware of these obstacles and how to overcome them. Challenge #1: Sleep Deprivation It’s […]

How to Keep those Post-Diet Pounds Off

Congratulations! You’ve just lost 35 pounds, and now you’re down to a size you haven’t worn in years. That’s the good news, but it comes with a caveat. To keep that weight off, you’re going to have to be every bit as vigilant as you were while dieting. Why do we gain weight so easily […]

Beware of Belly Fat: It’s Hazardous to Your Health.

Whether you call it a beer gut, fat stomach or belly fat, the condition of which we speak isn’t just unpleasant to look at and live with. Beyond aesthetics, these layers of abdominal fat are very hazardous to one’s physical and mental health. The condition greatly increases your probability of falling victim to diabetes, high […]