Archives for June 2012

What You Are Losing on Your Diet

Nothing feels better then making progress on your weight loss goals, but sometimes trying to cut back on calories could mean you’re cutting back on nutrition. So what are some of the good things you might be missing out on your new diet?

Sugar Substitutes, Are They Safe?

Sugar substitutes have always generated a lot of questions, with most people wondering if artificial sweeteners are bad for them. In this video, Today Show nutritionist Joy Bauer shares her views on the various substitutes, how they impact weight and if they are safe.

Sleeping Less Makes You Gain Weight

Wondering how you can lose weight in your sleep? If you’re what researchers call a short sleeper, you are probably having trouble losing weight. The latest research shows why and what you can do about it…

6 Nutrients You May Not Be Getting Enough Of

With weight loss on many a woman’s brain, limiting calories and certain types of food can mean not getting your fill of essential vitamins and minerals. While maintaining a healthy weight is important for optimum health, make sure your diet includes these important nutrients as well.

How to Make Delicious Unsweetened Iced Tea

Homemade iced tea is an essential skinny fridge staple in my house. The secret to the best iced tea? Start with super-flavorful tea leaves and ingredients. Nothing against those old dusty black tea bags that you get at the diner, but they’re not going to infuse flavor into an unsweetened iced tea. Find out what I use to make mine…

200-Calorie-Fix Program Launch

Are you looking to get in shape for summer fast? Are you wondering how to ditch the diets and lose weight on a healthy eating plan instead? The answer might be a new healthy eating program that I created based on a survey among the readers in December 2011.

Tuscany Workshop Excursions [Pics]

Last week, we held our annual yoga + cooking workshop just outside of Florence, Italy. I posted an initial set of pictures yesterday, but I also wanted to share some more sightseeing pictures from our excursions to vineyards, pasta factories and more.

Grilled Chicken Satay

In this video of Livestrong’s HEALTHY CHEATS video series, I’ll make a delicious grilled chicken with a rich Malaysian peanut dipping sauce, satisfyingly rich but still healthy!