Mar, 16, 2019 ,Saturday
Height, Age and Your Best Body Weight

What Your Height and Age Has to Do with Your Best Body Weight

When I decided it was time for me to start losing weight, I knew I needed to drop some pounds. That said, the first thing most diets ask you when you want to get started is what your goal weight is. Easier said than done. I know what I weighed a million years ago when I was slim and thought that it was easy to keep the weight off (shows what I knew!).

Still, when I look at what my weight was at that time and what it was at my highest, it stopped seeming realistic that I would get back down to that low weight. What’s more, even if I could get down to that weight, it didn’t seem like it was the best idea for me anymore. I started doing some research into what my weight should be and found out that age does actually impact what your ideal weight should be, just like your sex and your height makes a difference.

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Feb, 22, 2019 ,Friday
Losing Weight for Health Besides Calories

Losing Weight for Health Means Tracking More Than Calories

If you want to lose weight, you can usually bank on cutting calories and exercising as your main two strategies. That said, if you’re doing it because you actually want to be healthy, then you’re going to have to pay attention to a lot more than that.

Ever heard of the Twinkie Diet? Or the McDonald’s Diet? Yes, if you can stand doing that day in and day out (has anyone actually done it?) you may meet your weight goals on the scale. However, in terms of nutrition and overall wellbeing, you may not meet any goals at all.

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Feb, 05, 2019 ,Tuesday
importance of Healthy Breakfast

Is My Healthy Breakfast Not the Most Important Meal of the Day?

I’ve always been a “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” person. Even in my last year of high school when I was skipping breakfast every morning so I could get fifteen more minutes of sleep, I still believed it was the most important.

I’d always been taught that it was the best meal for keeping your weight under control, for getting your energy up at the start of the day and for just doing things right overall. Study after study has backed up my belief, so I’ve never had any reason to doubt it…until now.
A study conducted by a research team at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Its senior author was Flavia Cicuttini, the head of the university’s musculoskeletal unit.

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Jan, 31, 2019 ,Thursday
Embarrassing Travel Mistakes in Mexico

Don’t Make These Embarrassing Travel Mistakes on Your Next Mexico Vacation

We all want our vacations to be memorable, but not for having made embarrassing travel mistakes. Sure, it’s great to want to travel to a place like Mexico and simply discover it all as you journey through it. However, there’s a difference between being free and open to new experiences and humiliating yourself or doing something highly offensive.

Embarrassing travel mistakes are never your goal. Therefore, use the following to allow you to keep the spontaneity in your journey while keeping unwanted surprises to a minimum.

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Jan, 19, 2019 ,Saturday
Forgiving Myself for Eating Everything

How I’m Using January to Forgive Myself for Eating Everything in December

I’m not proud of the way I handled myself in December. I went in with a very reasonable plan. I even stuck to the plan to a certain extent. I told myself that I could taste treats within reason, have decent portions of rich meals when I wasn’t picking them for myself (for example, when I was at a friend or family’s house), and eat healthy the rest of the time. I also told myself I’d keep up with my exercises to make sure I’m doing as much damage control as possible. Christmas day had no rules.

Did I keep up with the plan? Not really. I started off very well. I was very proud of myself right up until Christmas day. Then, everything fell apart. I think it happened because I was just so tired from everything throughout the holidays that I gave up. All the visits, shopping, decorating, baking and everything else took a toll on me that I hadn’t expected. Once Christmas was over, I was utterly exhausted.

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