What is Portion Control and Why It’s Vital for Health

A lot of people are incredibly overfed. However, it’s not entirely their fault. In some ways, corporations are partially responsible for keeping society fat. It’s all about portion control and realizing just how much food you actually need to eat. If everyone was to master it in the United States, the repercussions would be planet changing. Let me explain…

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How to Snack on Anything and Still Lose Weight

Snacking is perhaps one of the biggest problems many people have in the world today in terms of healthy living. At least from my perspective, it is. There is just so much available that tempts the taste buds, and mass production means you can eat a lot of it. So, how can you snack on anything and still lose weight?

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April Weight Loss Challenge

Ok, so I decided to do another challenge for anyone who wants to participate. Essentially, I am doing these for myself. By integrating my visitors into what I am doing, it gives me motivation to succeed. With spring in the air and the summer months just around the bend, it’s time to get rid of some extra mass. For this challenge, I am making it a bit more involved than merely watching calories.

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7 Ways to Enhance a Salad for Taste and Nutrition

Nearly every diet out there wants you to eat more salads. That’s because salads are usually lower in calories, carbs and other bad components that can turn into fat stores. It’s also true that salads can be one of the most nutritious meals you can eat. You don’t have to sit in front of the television with a plain bowl of lettuce. There are several ways you can enhance the salad for both taste and nutritional value.

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How Many Calories Are in a Subway Sandwich?

Remember the commercials with Jared, the guy who lost a lot of weight and turned out to be, well, a less than ideal spokesperson? Even though the actor turned out to be a douche, the Subway sandwiches themselves can be quite nutritious. However, they can also be next to impossible to track when it comes to calories. Although the sandwich board can give you an approximation, it can be greatly altered relatively easy.

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500G Challenge: Day 3

Here we go with day three of my seven day challenge. So far, everything is looking good and I am almost half-way through the week. At this rate, I might wind up losing more than I did last time. Today, we’ll be adding some weight training into the mix. However, it’s important that we also center a bit of attention on cardio. I need to work on stamina if I want to ride across Colorado.

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Do You Need Expensive Exercise Machines to Lose Weight?

Recently, I saw a commercial on television showing off some new exercise machine from Bowflex. Apparently, these people are burning more calories in 15 minutes than they did in a 45 minute session at a gym. The biggest and most noteworthy claim is being able to burn 150 calories in 15 minutes. Now, I have no doubt that it’s possible. My question is do you really need something that expensive in comparison to other products?

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7 Healthy Ideas for an Awesome Breakfast

I figured that since it’s National Breakfast Week, according to Twitter, then I might as well throw out seven healthy ideas for the most important meal of the day. These are the breakfasts I enjoy the most, and they are some of the healthiest ways to get the day started. After all, your morning meal plays a prominent role in how you function for the rest of the afternoon.

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Are Packages of Beef Ramen Noodles Good For You?

Ah, Ramen noodles…the staple of many a college student. This brand of food is one of the cheapest ways to eat. Depending where you live, you can have yourself a lunch for less than $0.05 per package. Unfortunately, filling your stomach is the only thing you’re doing. Yes, a block of noodles and a seasoning packet can make for a bowl of food, but it can also be an incredibly unhealthy way to live.

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