Weight-Loss

How Cheese Lover Bianca Acebron Peco Lowered Her Cholesterol

Submitted by admin on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 14:04
When Bianca ­Acebron Peco was told she'd have to drop her favorite food group, forever, she was devastated. "I'm a cheese-a-holic!" says the New Hampshire resident. Unfortunately, cheese and her other go-tos, ice cream and milk, are often high in saturated fat—something that people with high cholesterol may need to limit. And in 2011, at age 19, Bianca found out she had high cholesterol.

Yoga for Weight Loss

Submitted by admin on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 09:00
It's no secret that yoga offers potential health benefits galore: stronger muscles, more flexibility, better mood, less joint pain—even a revved-up sex life. No wonder more than 36 million Americans are rolling out their yoga mats, up from 20 million in 2012. But what about weight loss? Can you Downward Dog your way to a slimmer you?

Your 1-Day, Lean & Clean 1,800-Calorie Meal Plan

Submitted by admin on Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:51

Eating clean doesn't have to be complicated or cumbersome. This 1-day meal plan is a perfect example of just how deliciously simple clean-eating can be. These daily eats are free of additives and foods with long ingredient lists and full of real foods like fresh vegetables, dairy and whole grains. Quick, clean and satisfying, this wholesome meal plan sets you up for a healthy and successful day.

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Trying to Lose Weight? Here's Why Strength Training Is as Important as Cardio

Trying to lose a few pounds, but the scale won't budge? Try adding more weight—at the gym. Weight training—using free weights or weight machines to build muscle—is a type of strength training that not only can help you slim down, but also can gain you a ton of other health benefits.

The best part: You don't have to spend all your time in the weight room. You can even do it at home, without fancy equipment. Here's why weight training may be what you need to get the scale moving in the right direction, plus a few tips and moves to get you started.