Posts with the tag
mindful eating

Miss the Navigating the Diet Maze webinar? Dr. Carolyn Dunn went through a gluten free diet, the paleo diet, low fat diets, low carb diets, and the Mediterranean diet. She shared how to know if a diet is right for you, and how to eat healthy for a lifetime.  Dr. Dunn references a research article… Continue reading »

The Holiday Challenge team is pleased to announce that the 2015 Holiday Challenge was the biggest and best yet!  A total of 13, 632 participants signed up from all 50 States and Canada.  Even among the holiday hustle and bustle, 67% of participants were able to maintain their weight and 25% lost weight. This map… Continue reading »

We are excited to introduce our guest blogger for the day, Melissa. Melissa recently completed the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class and she shares her experience with the program. Congratulations Melissa! Melissa’s Journey I have LOVED the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class that I recently took.  I wanted to share a… Continue reading »

A new YOU is within reach! A fresh start at eating smart and moving more. A chance to make your health a priority. We are here to help. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 15-week online weight management program. Classes are taught in real-time with a live instructor. Morning, lunch, and evening times … Continue reading »

A good recipe is all about culture, passion, and years of tradition all in one dish. Noticing these aspects of a dish allow us to be more mindful, to slow down, and to appreciate every bite. Instead of rushing through a meal or eating while being distracted, take a moment to think about each ingredient, the… Continue reading »

Sleep is hard to come by this time of year. I often push it off when I have other things I need to do, such as wrapping presents and preparing for holiday parties. I heard these interesting sleep statistics on the local radio station from John Tesh and thought I would share. These little tidbits… Continue reading »

Write down what you eat. This is a simple but very powerful step in being more mindful of the food choices that you make every day. You can use old fashioned paper and pencil or track using applications such as My Fitness Pal or Lose it (my favorite). The holidays are a great time to… Continue reading »

One of the TV shows that my family all enjoys watching together is a show called Chopped on the Food Network.  If you have never seen it before, they start out with 4 chefs and each chef gets a basket full of mystery ingredients.  There is an appetizer, entrée and dessert round and one chef… Continue reading »

We would like to introduce today’s Holiday Challenge guest blogger, Judy. Judy is a participant in the Holiday Challenge and she shares her journey over the past few years. Congrats Judy! I have been on my weight loss journey for over two years now. It is a slow process but I haven’t had surgery or bought… Continue reading »

We welcome back our Holiday Challenge participant and guest blogger, Kimberly, for an update on her new physical activity routine. Not all types of exercise are a perfect fit for everyone. Keep trying new classes or types of exercise until you find the ones you love. What IS the perfect workout? The one you love to… Continue reading »