Why Do You Get Angry When You’re Hungry?

How often do you feel “hangry?” This is the slang term for when you haven’t eaten and you feel like you could kick a kitten across the room. Not that you ever would, but it’s the feeling of being angry that accumulates the longer you go without food. Why do you feel this way and will a Snickers really help?

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Can You Eat Healthy While Being Thrifty?

A lot of people have a misconception that it takes a great deal of money to go on a diet or to eat healthier. While it’s true many cheap foods are not the best thing to put into your body, you don’t have to resort to eating junk when you’re on a budget. In fact, simply controlling portion sizes when serving meals can make a huge impact in your grocery bill. What can you do to eat healthy while being thrifty?

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The Real Cost for Quickly Losing Weight

I’ve seen a lot of products from a lot of advertisements over the years. Each will provide amazing statistics about how many calories can be burnt or what kind of foods you can buy through the mail. While many of them do have a basis in reality for quickly losing weight, it may be an unnecessary expense. You see, it’s actually fairly cheap to slim down and become healthier. In fact, a lot of people will actually save money in the long run.

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How to Avoid Thanksgiving Portions and Overeating

Thanksgiving is one of the most food-fueled days of the year for millions of people. Families gather around a table while Grandma tries to stuff everyone full with every morsel of food on the table. Unfortunately, this also leads a a lot of people overeating and surpassing proper portion sizes altogether. If you’re trying to focus on health, what can you do to enjoy Thanksgiving without vastly increasing the calorie count?

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Do You Punish Yourself By Overeating Snacks?

Depression and anxiety can result in misjudgment when it comes to many things regarding health. It’s easy to get into a negative mindset and sabotage your own efforts to improve yourself. Many of us, including myself, feel compelled to punish ourselves by overeating snacks that we know are not the healthiest options. Is there a way to break that cycle and get back on track, especially if the world is crashing down around you?

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80 in 4: Update Week 6 – Making Good Choices

I know this one is a bit late, but I wanted to at least give an update for week five. I gained a bit of weight, then lost it. Right now, I am not sure how much I weigh, but I have definitely noticed a profound difference. I have developed far more definition in my upper body as of late. I’m actually quite proud of the choices I have been making this past week.

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How Well Do You Commit to Portion Control?

Portion control is perhaps my favorite way of dieting. It allows me to eat anything I want while still losing weight. However, it may also be one of the more difficult things to accomplish. This is especially true when you consider buying food at the grocery store or at a restaurant. For instance, most cans of Progresso soups are technically for two servings, but how many of you actually separate it out come lunch time?

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Can Cheating One Day On Your Diet Be Bad?

A lot of us have a hard time sticking to diet plans. Especially those who love foods and snacks like myself. I’ve seen people go into a full-blown panic attack because they indulged themselves for one day. I’ve also seen people get incredibly upset at themselves because they ate a cookie. Can one day of cheating really throw that much of a wrench into your goals?

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How to Tell if You’re Obsessing Over Food

The primary function of food is to nourish the body. It’s what humanity has done with it that often creates an obsession. Instead of a basic meal that provides vitamins and minerals, people are often enthralled with tastes and textures. For me, it’s Taco Bell. Unfortunately, it’s this obsessing over food that causes many people to gain weight and throw a monkey wrench into their health. Are you focusing too much on what you eat?

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8 Easy Ways to Avoid Over-Snacking When Dieting

When it comes to dieting, one of the most difficult parts is avoiding over-snacking. Depending on the diet play you’re doing, snacking in general may be considered a no-no. Personally, I don’t believe in restrictive eating. However, I do believe in monitoring your intake. This is difficult at times, even for me. Fortunately, there are several easy ways you can avoid going a bit gonzo when it comes to satisfying a craving.

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