Do the stars, moon, sun, and all of the planets need to be in alignment for you to start your diet? The word diet usually means deprivation and a way of life that’s not easy, comforting, or fun. So is there any wonder that there are tons of excuses and reasons to put off starting […]
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It’s a week into the New Year. Your pants are uncomfortably tight and the number on the scale is in the wrong zip code. Trying to right the ship did you resolve – swear — to never again eat another chocolate chip cookie? Or maybe you’ve taken an oath to lay off potato chips forever […]
Skip The Bacon Want to save around 100 calories? That’s what’s in two medium slices of bacon. Nix two slices of bacon on your bacon cheeseburger or two slices on your club sandwich or breakfast sandwich. If you eat bacon five times a week that’s a pound lost in seven weeks and five pounds lost […]
In girth that is. The chef’s weight loss is frequently motivated by a health scare – although sometimes just by vanity or wanting to be more mobile and agile in the kitchen — many star chefs have devised their own plans for losing weight. Fortunately, for them, they have knowledge and their skill in the […]
Do the stars, moon, sun, and all the planets need to be in alignment for you to start your diet? Diet, not a word I usually use, implies deprivation and a way of life that is not easy, comforting, and fun. So no wonder there are tons of excuses and reasons not to start. […]
In the past few weeks I have heard two well-respected interviewers ask some well-known people questions like “How much weight have you lost?” or, “What do you weigh?” The interviewers, Barbara Walters and Ann Curry, are excellent at their craft; highly intelligent; two people I admire; and thin, thin, thin. Neither of them looks like […]
The definition of resolution is a firm decision to do or not do something. Have you made one of more resolutions recently – and does one or more of them have to do with losing weight or changing an eating habit?
The #1 New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. A recent study by a psychology professor found that for people who make resolutions, 75% keep them for the first week of the New Year; 71% are still maintaining their resolution after two weeks, and 46% are still keeping their New Year’s resolutions at six months.
Are those better stats than you thought? New Year’s resolutions really help you to define your goals and to identify what you want to accomplish or change. But, identifying your goals or desires is one thing, realizing them requires a plan, work, and most of all, a commitment.
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.