My Treat Day Went Way Wrong! What Now . . . #HelpMe!

  Q:  I know we don’t say “cheat” when talking about food indulgences, but my treat day (Food Rule #8) went way wrong.  How long will it take to show up on the scale? A:  For the most part the scale is a lousy indicator of any damage caused by a binge.  There are about 3,500 calories in a pound of fat. …

The Dirty Dozen

The fruits and vegetables on “The Dirty Dozen” list, when conventionally grown, tested positive for at least 47 different chemicals, with some testing positive for as many as 67. For produce on the “dirty” list, you should definitely go organic — unless you relish the idea of consuming a chemical cocktail. “The Dirty Dozen” list includes: celery peaches strawberries apples …

Before You Start Another Fitness Challenge Read This!

Here are 5 types of programs to avoid when you’re trying to lose weight Weight loss and fitness challenges are exciting because they’re fun, mix things up and keep you focused on a specific goal. They increase awareness and open the doors to better health But not all challenges are created equal and some challenges can be counterproductive to your …