5 Reasons to Ditch the Scale

June 10, 2012

This is a guest post by Debra Johnson. The scale is a tricky little device that claims its function is to tell us our current weight. And true to form, it does do that. And sometimes it does that maybe a little too well. However, the scale isn’t always our friend when it comes to [...]

Tips for Shedding the Freshman 15

October 22, 2011

This is a guest post by Pat Singer. Going away to college is a dream for a lot of high school students. Being out on your own, and not responsible for anybody but yourself, is something to look forward to. Unfortunately, there may be a negative side to that freedom-the dreaded Freshman 15. For some [...]

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Things for the Aging Man to Consider

October 2, 2011
Aging Man

This is a guest post by Nan Gibbons. Everyone ages; it’s an unavoidable fact of life. Though aging is universal, the issues that come with it are varied for individuals and between the sexes. Men have to deal with entirely different changes, particularly when it comes to health. If you’re a man, especially if you’re [...]

Conair Bathroom Scale Review

August 27, 2011
Bathroom Scale

Disclaimer: Conair sent me this bathroom scale to review, however I am under no obligation to do so nor to make the review positive. This review reflects my personal opinion about this product. I watched the movie Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead last night and this morning (it was available for streaming on Netflix) and [...]

Enjoy the regime: Losing weight in no time

August 27, 2011
Losing weight

This is a guest post by Amanda Kidd. Losing weight can be easy and fun, provided you make a determination and follow a sensible strategy. In order to win, you must first have a clear idea of what you intend to achieve, not just in terms of how much weight you want to lose, but [...]

The Real Wealth of Being Fit

June 25, 2011

This is a guest post by Kathleen Hubert. Fitness professionals, personal trainers, and health gurus have been touting the benefits of being physically fit for years. Often the messages highlight the physique improving aspects of fitness - toned arms, smaller waistlines, and well-defined legs. After all, who doesn’t want to look fabulous in skimpy bathing [...]

EatSmart Bathroom Scale Review

December 18, 2010
Bathroom scale

Be sure to read through to the bottom of this post to learn how to win your own bathroom scale and kitchen scale! Disclaimer: EatSmart sent me this product sample to review, however I am under no obligation to do so nor to make the review positive. This review reflects my personal opinion about this [...]


BMI Leads to Unrealistic Goals?

March 7, 2010
Muhammed Lawal

Enough has been written about the shortcomings of using Body Mass Index (BMI) to gauge fitness levels and I’m not going to rehash that here. If you want to learn more about the history of BMI as well as some of the concerns about it, check out the BMI article on Wikipedia. I do think [...]


Which Genes in Our DNA Affect Weight Issues?

July 2, 2009

This is a guest post by Dena White. Studies are currently underway to establish which genes are responsible for how our bodies process fat and nutrients. The main focus is determining if obesity is in fact genetic, or if lifestyle plays a larger role. Genetic Consistency For thousands of years, human genetics have stayed pretty [...]


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