eating habits

 

How Fruits and Vegetables Help Manage Your Weight. Fruits and vegetables are part of a well-balanced and healthy eating plan. There are many different ways to lose or maintain a healthy weight. Using more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains and lean meats, nuts, and beans is a safe and healthy one. Helping control your weight is not the only benefit of eating more fruits and vegetables.

Diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of some types of cancer and other chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health.

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Have you Fallen into the Portion Pitfall? How to Avoid Portion Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight. When eating at many restaurants, it’s hard to miss that portion sizes have gotten larger in the last few years. The trend has also spilled over into the grocery store and vending machines, where a bagel has become a BAGEL and an “individual” bag of chips can easily feed more than one.

Research shows that people unintentionally consume more calories when faced with larger portions. This can mean significant excess calorie intake, especially when eating high-calorie foods. Here are some tips to help you avoid some common portion-size pitfalls.

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living a healthy lifestyle

 

What’s the Truth about Happy Weight vs. a Healthy Weight? Odds are you weigh more than you did 20 years ago. Most of us do. And not only has your waistline grown, but your ideal weight has increased, too. In a recent Gallup poll, 60% described their weight as just about right. That’s just about the same percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese.

What’s the truth about happy weight vs. a healthy weight? Are they closer than you think? Or further apart than ever?

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best way to lose weight

 

Slow and Steady Is the Best Way to Lose Weight. I may be human, but when it comes to weight loss – I’ve learned a thing or two from a turtle! Remember the story of the Tortoise and the Hare? The moral was “slow and steady wins the race.” That is also true for crossing the finish line of your ultimate weight loss goal.

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