June 17, 2014 @ 12:35 PM
by Cliff Smith
Weight loss is good, but permanent weight loss is the real goal, so here are 5 diet tips to give you lasting results.
1. Eat less. Duh! This is basic to any diet, but some people overlook this step and go straight to the latest magic diet pill or potion, thinking they can continue to eat whatever they want and still lose weight. That's magic that doesn't work.
When you first start a weight loss plan, remember the first few days will be the most difficult as you begin to eat less. Then, when you continue to consume fewer calories each day, your stomach shrinks and it becomes increasingly easier to maintain a lower caloric intake. Fewer calories and a smaller stomach lead ......
June 11, 2014 @ 11:48 AM
by Cliff Smith
It’s heating up and your dry skin and scratchy throat are urging you to hydrate. In fact, if you’re thirsty, that means you’re already tipping toward dehydration and you need to get some liquid soon. Most people wait too long to hydrate, so the body holds onto waste water longer than it should. This can lead to water weight gain, digestive issues, and chronic health problems. The trick is to get healthy water into your cells while washing out waste water as efficiently as possible. This is the cleansing process the body must go through daily in order to function at peak levels.
Water is certainly a healthy choice for hydration this summer, but if you want to get more ......