Weight Loss Story: Delicia lost 92 pounds, going from a size 22 to a size 12. She wanted to avoid the health risks associated with being overweight, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. In about a year and a half, she has figured out what works for her. Check out how she took action. […]
10 Awesome Benefits of Eating a Plant Based Diet
Switching to a more plant based diet could improve your health. Luscious green leaves, voluptuous veggie and fabulous fruit help to prevent disease and increase your natural vitality. Find out how nature’s delicious goodies could even slow down the aging process, helping you look and feel fantastic. You Really Are What you Eat Your body is […]
Sebrenia lost 120 pounds
Weight Loss Transformation of the Day: Sebrenia lost 120 pounds. At 310 pounds, she was suffering with endometriosis and was told that she had to lose weight to get the surgery she ultimately needed with a safe threshold of risk. She started eating clean, working out and lost the weight. Here is what she shared with […]
Ariel lost 85 pounds
Transformation of the Day: Ariel lost 85 pounds. Facing diabetes and high blood pressure, she wanted to break a family cycle of illness and be an example to others of what is possible. Not only has her body been strengthened, but also her spiritual walk. Here is what she share with us about her journey… […]
The Top 5 Things to Look For After Weight Loss
You’ve put in the work, logged hours at the gym, made the conscious effort to make healthier decisions and it’s all finally paying off. Many people mistakenly believe that the hard work is over when the scale shows a number that you have been looking for. That’s not the case at all. The journey to […]
Is Weight Loss During Pregnancy Ever a Good Thing?
Putting On The Pounds When Pregnant As the euphoric moments that directly follow finding out that you are with child begin to fade, that gorgeous glow can morph into anxiety. Those antagonizing thoughts have haunted almost every woman who has learned she has a baby. You know what they sound like, “What’s going to happen […]
What is Insulin Resistance and How Does it Affect Metabolism?
Insulin resistance happens when your body stops being able to properly use the insulin hormone that is manufactured by the body. It is a condition that can affect many systems of your body, as insulin is used for more than just managing glucose levels (key to blood sugar). Insulin plays a role in how well […]
Weight Loss on a Budget Tip #25: Save Money at the Doctor’s Office
Losing weight can help you achieve Tip #25: Saving Money at the Doctor’s Office. “A person who is obese has annual medical costs $1,429 higher than someone of a normal weight, according to the CDC.” – Bankrate.com Losing weight can reduce your risk factors for things like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and […]
Is Belly Fat Different Than Other Body Fat?
Many people don’t realize that belly fat, also known as visceral fat, is actually different than the rest of your body. The belly fat has been linked to risk for a number of different types of things, from insulin issues, metabolism issues, heart disease, increased cancer risk, and increased type 2 diabetes risk. Even if […]