I feel like my life went into a recession in July. The tipping point came when a relatively new filling fell out on June 25th. I had been training really well with a friend who was visiting from New Jersey and had also been able to take some time to visit fun places in New […]
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Obesity-related diseases account for nearly 10 percent of all medical spending in the United States or an estimated $147 billion a year, U.S. researchers said Monday. They said obese people spend 40 percent more — or $1,429 more per year — in healthcare costs than people of normal weight. “It is critical […]
Katie Moran was convinced that she would always be a “big” girl, and she was weighed down with negative thoughts. Katie had such low self-esteem that she thought it was impossible for her to lose weight even with proper exercise and nutrition. Katie’s negative thoughts were so crippling that they prevented her from going to […]
We live in the unhealthiest society in the world. We rank 26th in longevity, just ahead of Cuba in 27th. According to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, “We spend 50 percent more per person on health care than the average developed country, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. We spend […]
We’re creatures of habit – sometimes bad habits. And changing bad habits that have hardened into unhealthy routines is difficult. That’s why we’ve prepared this handy list of easy suggestions for achieving a healthier lifestyle, organized into three categories: Fitness, Nutrition, and Motivation. Maybe you’ll like one or two enough to start forming some good […]
Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army; another had two sons captured. Nine of the 56 […]
Losing weight is great, but then you are faced with sculpting your body. In this ChaLEAN Extreme success story video, 50 year old Lori lost 40 pounds, 8 inches from her waist and sculpted her body. On top of that, whether it is another benefit or just the fact that she was so successful, Lori […]
A quarter of the people with diabetes don’t know they have it until major complications occur. Watch to learn about the most common warning sign, painful or numb feet and what you can do to help.