Articles Tagged “weight”

  • Losing Weight Diet vs. Lifestyle Diet

      A few days ago a friend that started a new diet said if I started this diet, I couldn’t eat bananas or pineapple. “That’s bullcrap,” I thought, “it’s fruit! How can I be on a diet that won’t allow me to eat something as simple and healthy as fruit?!” So I wrote the diet […]

  • 8 Super Simple Steps to a Healthier You

    8 Super Simple Steps to a Healthier You

    Please welcome my friend, Mary Buchan from to Broke & Healthy. She is a Nurse, Nutrition Specialist, Certified Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Certified Life Coach, and Wellness Program Coordinator. In short, she is legit and so is her advice.  Wash Your Hands Often Not only just before you eat a meal, but because most people touch their eyes or […]

  • Grace, Shame, and Why Diet Pills Made Me Fatter

    In 2011 I lost 35 pounds in 6 months. It was awesome. I was surging with energy and felt great. My friends and family complimented me left and right. I liked how I looked in photos—the true test of self-confidence. But I have a confession. I didn’t lose it naturally. I lost it with the help of […]

  • Being Unhealthy Does Not Make You a Victim

    Healthy food is just too expensive.  Everyone goes out to lunch at work so of course I go with them.  The gym is too expensive.  I’m just way to tired after work.  It’s too hot to work out outside, and plus, it’s unsafe to run where I live.  Being addicted to sweets is genetic, I […]

  • 6 Lessons From Recent Diet Research

    Diet Blog posted a nice article about recent studies about diets and foods we should/shouldn’t eat. I particularly like some of the results, like how olive oil really IS good for you. The study on how eating fries makes you gain weight was real shocker! Sarcasm. Anyway, here’s the article. Thanks Diet Blog!  

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    How Eating Real Food Has Changed Me

    When I was away at university, I would constantly go to the doctor’s office for a new prescription. On a regular basis, I would simply HURT all over my body for no reason whatsoever. I was so depressed, so stressed out, my body was trying to tell me to stop. When I moved to Florida […]