Posts Tagged 'diet'

Healthy fried chicken? And why it’s time for this blogger to pay the piper

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorMaria’s weight change: +7.4 pounds last week; total: -3.2 pounds

Some months ago, I blogged about a Health magazine article about the healthiest U.S. fast food chains.
Now, it seems that the colonel – Col. Sanders, that is – is angling for a slice of the healthy-eating pie. Continue reading ‘Healthy fried chicken? And why it’s time for this blogger to pay the piper’

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Trim The Fat: Healthy Fast Food?

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorMaria’s weight change: -0.6 of a pound this week; total -11 pounds

One of the trickiest things about trying to eat healthy and trim down is dining out – and when quick dining is the desire, it can be even more difficult.

A recent visit to health.com, however, offered a bit of help for on-the-go diners.

Continue reading ‘Trim The Fat: Healthy Fast Food?’

Trim the Fat: Branson group wins big with 931-pound loss

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorMaria’s weight update: -2.2 pounds; total: -10.4 pounds

For those who are trying to lose weight, watching others progress on the same journey can have one of two effects: jealousy or motivation. Because I think jealousy is an unhealthy emotion, I try always to look for the motivation and the lessons that can come from others’ successes on the journey to better health.

When I learned that a group of 44 people in Branson lost a combined 931 pounds during Hometown Radio’s Lighten Up for Life Challenge Two, which ended this month, I was intrigued.

Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: Branson group wins big with 931-pound loss’

Trim the Fat: Wear red to support fight against heart disease

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorMaria’s weight change for the week: +2.2 pounds; total: -8.2 pounds

Women across America can show solidarity in the fight against heart disease by suiting up in red clothing, accessories or lipstick on Feb. 6.

The American Heart Association is inviting folks across the U.S. to join the Go Red for Women Campaign, a national movement aimed at saving women’s lives. Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: Wear red to support fight against heart disease’

Trim the Fat: Temptation comes calling

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorThere are certain truths in life.

If you want rain, wash your car.

If you want your car to stop making a funny noise, take it to a mechanic, he won’t hear a thing.

And here’s another one: If you want to be tempted by all kinds of fattening goodies, commit to starting eating more healthy foods in pursuit of weight loss. Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: Temptation comes calling’


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