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 Get Healthy When You’re Chained to Your Desk

A lot of us live sedentary lifestyles. Opportunities today make it so we can literally stay at home and work in our pajamas. With the addition of online entertainment such as games and streaming video, it’s easy to see how some people can spend 16 hours a day sitting at their desks. How can you live healthy when you’re chained to your home technology?

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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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