Weight Loss

Overweight Adolescents

by on Jul.01, 2011, under Weight Loss

Question: I am an adolescent and according to the five pounds for every foot rule, at least 15lbs overweight. I do aerobics daily, do pretty well at watching my diet and eating healthy snacks, have a regular personal weight-lifting program three times a week as well as various dance workshops. But I can’t seem to shake the pounds. I have been doing this since about mid- January. I know to keep a regular exercise routine and eat well, but is there anything else? Or am I too impatient expecting results? Thank you for your help. (continue reading…)

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Artificial Sweetener Not Properly Tested Says Watchdog Group

by on Mar.25, 2011, under Weight Loss

The consumer advocacy organization Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is again raising objections to the calorie-free, artificial sweetener Sunett. CSPI charges that testing of the substance was shoddy and not sufficient to guarantee that Sunett does not cause cancer.

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Thinking Your Way to a Better Body Image

by on Dec.13, 2010, under Weight Loss

Now that Mary has lost 10 pounds and weighs in at 155, her friends, family, and coworkers often tell her how great she looks. Yet when Mary looks in the mirror, she thinks, “I’m disgusting.” She immediately zeros in on what the kids at school called “thunder thighs.” Although stepping on the scale four or five times a day confirms her weight loss, Mary still sees the image of a “fat person.” Mary tries on several outfits that she bought one size too small to help herself get motivated for weight loss, but settles on her usual oversized sweater and black stretch pants. Mary wonders if the weight management program is working at all. She decides that she might as well skip breakfast so she can fit into those new clothes sooner.

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Vegan Cheese Sticks

by on Mar.18, 2010, under Weight Loss

Ever had vegan cheese sticks? The secret ingredient is definitely not what you think it is!
1/2 to 1 block firm tofu

1 cup dried breadcrumbs, seasoned

3 teaspoons Ener-G egg replacer

4 tablespoons cold water + 2 teaspoons
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Recipes Just For The Kitchen-Intolerant TV Addict

by on Mar.04, 2010, under Weight Loss

A recipe folder especially for the veteran Couch Potato. Chock full of fiber and vitamins, these recipes fills you up instead of making you crave for junk foods. It’s especially for the couch potato because you can make them all under 15 minutes: during the commercial breaks!

TV Junkie Gorp
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