Menopausal weight gain can have consequences more serious than outgrowing your favorite pair of jeans. Find out how middle age spread affects your body and what you can do about it.
Low self-esteem can often be traced back to childhood. For those who had a difficult upbringing or suffered through a traumatic event, low self-esteem is fairly common. However, it's possible to develop self-esteem issues in adulthood as well.
When you go through a difficult time, it can affect the way you see yourself. For example, if you are unemployed, go through a divorce, or file bankruptcy, you may internalise these negative experiences and believe that it's your fault and that you caused these bad things to happen.
Learn about the steps you can take to overcome low self-esteem:
There is no question that obesity is a big problem and it's not showing any signs of going away soon.
If you have been looking for simple ways to lose weight, then chances are you have stumbled across a few fad diets, perhaps you have even tried a few. But there is only one way to shed those extra pounds: you have to burn more calories than you take in. One way to decrease how many calories you take in is by controlling your portions. Here are some tips to help you do just that.
Our wisdom and compassion often increase as we grow older, but so do our health challenges. More than 90% of older adults have at least one chronic condition, and more than 75% have more than one. Plus, these figures are even higher for women than for men.
Natural changes like menopause and your family medical history play a part, but a healthy lifestyle can help you stay as strong and independent as possible in the years ahead.
Take a look at these tips to help you maintain your health as you age.
Let’s face it. Most of us have the urge to eat things we know we shouldn’t. And when we’re feeling emotional, the urge can be even stronger. Emotional eating is damaging to your self-esteem and your health. It can even get expensive.
Gaining control over yourself and minimising your emotional eating can be challenging, but important. There are far healthier ways to deal with emotional discomfort.
Minimise emotional eating with these strategies:
Maybe you are already at an ideal weight and feel really good on a regular basis. If so, you may think there is no need to concern yourself with a healthy eating plan. Who knows, maybe you're one of those fortunate souls who naturally eats the best foods, and you don't have to spend any time worrying about what you eat. Perhaps you seem to be able to eat anything you want and have nothing but perfect health to show for it.
It used to be that almost all meals were eaten at home. The only exceptions were if you happened to travel for business, were a driver, or happened to be on vacation. People simply cooked and ate at home. But over the years that has changed, and now it is estimated that people in the United Kingdom may eat more than half of all their meals outside the home. One of the big problems with this is that you don't have control over what goes into the food you're eating. This adds up to big trouble if you're trying to lose weight.
It is not always easy to eat right. In fact, it is much easier to eat badly. The cheapest and easiest foods to make are usually the worst for you. However, if you have the time and the motivation, eating nutritiously should not be much of a challenge. This article will offer some advice to help beat that challenge.
It seems as if there is a new diet released every day, and sometimes even more often than that. With all of the competing plans out there, it can be difficult to figure out what the best healthy eating diet is for you. However, it is important to find not only a plan that works, but one that you can stick to.
Coach Steve-O developed a fat loss method for women to help them become leaner, fitter and more confident and to improve their quality of life through nutrition.