9 NEW WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES THAT WORK BETTER THAN THE OLD ONES

You’ve heard the popular slim-down suggestions—from eating smaller portions to adding more veggies to every meal—but there are factors beyond what you put on your plate that may help you lose weight. From strolling after dinner to waking up early on the weekends, here are nine new tips you need to know. Eating Less Often […]

Burn More Calories after your Workout

We’ve always heard that the positive benefits of physical activity continue long after your workout session is over. More energy, less stress and those “feel good” endorphins are some of the immediate effects. But what about the mysterious “afterburn” that a lot of people talk about? Do you really continue burning more calories after the […]

7 WAYS TO STAY FULL LONGER

Try these tricks to reduce the calories you eat in a day! With post-gym starvation, afternoon slumps and evening noshing in front of the TV, it’s super-easy to think that you need more food—even if you just ate. To help keep your caloric intake within a healthy range, we spoke with experts as well as looked into […]

Balsamic Chicken – Diabetic Recipe

Think diabetic recipes are bland? Think again! Plus, every recipe is carb counted for you so you can enjoy a healthy and delicious meal with confidence. Having diabetes doesn’t equal deprivation and our recipes taste so good, your family and friends will love them too. Yum! INGREDIENTS 4 (4 ounce) skinless, Boneless chicken breast halves […]

THREE SECRETS TO A HEART-HEALTHY DIET

Eating to Prevent Heart Disease and Improve Cardiovascular Health 1. Be Smart About Fats If you are concerned about your heart health, rather than avoiding fat in your diet, try replacing unhealthy fats with good fats. Some of the most important improvements you can make to your diet are to: Cut out trans fats As well […]

DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE — AN INTIMATE CONNECTION

Why Is Heart Disease So Common in People with Diabetes? Diabetes by itself is now regarded as the strongest risk factor for heart disease; however, a variety of mechanisms—not solely blood glucose levels—most likely come into play. The blood vessels in patients with diabetes are more susceptible to other well-established risk factors, such as smoking, […]

SIMPLE STRETCHES FOR YOUR KNEE

Experiencing joint pain is an entirely different sensation—and one that’s not quite so magical. Factors like inactivity, carrying too much bodyweight, poor posture, improperly treated injuries, and insufficient nourishment can all contribute to knee pain, However, by taking better care of your knees throughout your life, starting as early as your thirties, you can strengthen joints and […]