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  • 8 hours ago

    Struggling to lose belly fat

    Greetings! I could use your input and ideas. What exercises do yall recommend to help with midsection weight loss? I have trouble with my lower back from an old injury, so sit ups are not an option for me. Thank you
  • 9 hours ago

    Liver absorption

    What is the best food to eat to get good liver action?
  • 14 hours ago

    How Bad Are Fried Foods for You, Really?

    Few of us are under the illusion that french fries – or any fried foods -- are good for us. But could eating them actually shorten our life? A study published earlier this month is the first to link eating fried potatoes to death risk. But, are french fries really deadly? See what researchers found, here: What are your thoughts?
  • Calorie Count to Lose Weight?

    Currently 226. Need to be 195 to get off that "obese" category with BMI and ideally closer to 175. I've been tracking with LOSE-IT AP for. 120+ days and exercising. I'm down a size so in better shape but the weight hasn't budged, just fluctuates between 226-228. My target calorie has been 1200, and yes, probably average is closer to 1350. Thoughts. On getting that scaleto budge?
  • 1 day ago


    I've been doing at least 2 hours of pilates/vinyasa/hot yoga every day for two years but i don't seem to lose any weight, what should i do to lose weight?
  • 2 days ago

    Recall: Hummus With Pine Nuts

    Any other hummus lovers out there? Just a heads up, you might want to check your fridge. House of Thaller of Knoxville, TN, has issued a voluntary recall of some of its hummus with pine nut topping. The company recalled the 10-ounce packages of hummus after a supplier said they might be contaminated with listeria. Find out if your hummus was recalled here:
  • 2 days ago

    Weight loss Ratios

    I heard that to lose weight it is 80% diet and 20% exercise. So, what/how much you eat is the weight loss determination rather than how long/often you exercise? Is this valid?
  • 3 days ago

    How to motivate myself to exercise

    Any suggestions on how to internally motivate myself to exercise? I keep signing-up to gyms and paying for yoga classes, but then I don't leave the house. I've tried telling myself that I'm not getting any younger, that my husband deserves me to be healthy as I age (he exercises 5 days a week), that I'll be able to stop complaining about my weight gain and how my clothes fit...that my gain hasn't been too bad (5'8", 157). See, even that is an out; numbers don't matter....
  • 3 days ago

    hy don't I lose weight?

    I'm 84 yrs. old, 5'2" and have asthma and rinnitis but I can control them both quite well. I just have to watch the seasons. I try to eat healthy and in relatively small amounts. Also I don't drink alcohol ( maybe once a year and a small amount.) I eat 2-1/2 meals a day because I have a full breakfast, (orange juice,2 eggs, 1 piece of toast ,whole wheat, papaya, and a Nestle's mixed coffee.) Then lunch I either have a mixed salad with olive oil, and vinigar and sometimes I put....
  • 3 days ago

    What's Your Number One Summer Diet Tip?

    Summer is here! Does anyone else find it hard to stick to their healthy eating with all of the barbecues, cocktails, baseball games, and vacation meals? The good news is that you don't have to give up your favorites. See which slimming strategies our food and fitness blogger, Katherine Brooking, MS, RD, suggests to help you avoid summer's worst diet saboteurs: Want more smart solutions for some of summer's most popular foods? Check out this slideshow: