Five Top Diet and Fitness Programs you Might Want to Try

Five to Try - at a Glance

by Jennifer Dawson

With 45 million Americans on some kind of diet program every year, finding the program that suits you is essential for success. Many people move from fad to fad without finding what works for them, or giving any of them the time they need to kick in.

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8 Great Ways to Achieve Diet and Weight Loss Success

As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the approaching holiday gluttony season, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a successful—and even profitable—weight-loss endeavor and a wellness endeavor that falls far short.

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Branding and consumer product trends pundit Merilee Kern, MBA is a wellness industry veteran, health advocate and influential media voice. Her ground-breaking, award-winning “Kids Making Healthy Choices” Smartphone APP for children, parents/caregivers, and educators (iTunes) is based on her award-winning, illustrated fictional children’s book, “Making Healthy Choices – A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids” (Amazon). She may be reached online at www.TheLuxeList.com. Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

Chocolate is Finally Put to the Test

Sweet Seeds

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

15 Health Benefits of the Atkins Diet

What are the health benefits of the Atkins diet?

This diet is usually recommended for people who are looking for a fairly quick way to achieve weight loss goals, but eating a low-carb diet will provide individuals with a wide range of valuable health benefits.

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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Air Conditioning Makes You Fat (Video)

Summer Bummer or Good News?

You may be beating the heat by spending all your time in climate controlled environments, but are you also beating your diet and fitness goals?

Move and live with the seasons, and let the ambient temperatures outdoors inform your body.

Kiki Says:

Exercise Outdoors - Sweat is Your Friend

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Kiki Flynn is a Natural Lifestyle YouTuber, blogger, and podcaster. She has 33 years experience in natural and organic health and beauty as well as yoga. She works as a Wellness Coach/Consulant and Yoga Educator creating programs for thought leaders, rockstars, disability communities, and yoga teachers. Learn more about her on her website (www.kikiflynn.com), follow her blog, her YouTube Channel, and sign up for the Kiki Weekly here.

Plastic is a Health Hazard - Obesity, Cancer, Infertility (Video)

Buying plastic bottled water? Stop today. Get a filter and carry your own water.

Plastic is much much worse than you thought. And I am not even talking about those giant plastic islands. 

Bad for the planet. Bad for your body.

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Kiki Flynn's picture

Kiki Flynn is a Natural Lifestyle YouTuber, blogger, and podcaster. She has 33 years experience in natural and organic health and beauty as well as yoga. She works as a Wellness Coach/Consulant and Yoga Educator creating programs for thought leaders, rockstars, disability communities, and yoga teachers. Learn more about her on her website (www.kikiflynn.com), follow her blog, her YouTube Channel, and sign up for the Kiki Weekly here.

I'm Doing Everything Right, Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

Here’s the scenario. You’ve started going to the gym, working with a new trainer, or bought a fancy DVD workout that’s supposed to get you ripped in 90 days. You’ve been consistent in putting in the workouts, you feel a lot stronger, you have a lot more energy, but the pounds that you were hoping to lose haven’t come off. You ask yourself, “Why am I not losing weight?” Now what do you do?

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Johnny Nasello is a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and nationally recognized expert group fitness instructor living in Portland, Oregon. Keep up with his current trainings, classes, insights, and ridiculously awesome Online Bootcamp and Yoga program at his blog www.johnnyfit.com.

How to Lose the Last 20 Pounds

“Even exercise fanatics have a tough time losing those last 20 pounds,” says Bob Greene, longtime personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey.

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Named one of the “Top 5 Trainers in Los Angeles" by Ranker.com, Sam Page is the owner of Sam Page Fitness (www.sampagefitness.com) and the force behind PeaceLoveLunges.com. He can quickly identify problem behaviors through motivational interviewing, and uses science, exercise physiology, and 10 years experience as a coach to produce red carpet results. 

A technology fanatic since his time at Apple, Sam was one of the first trainers to offer remote online guided training to people around the world using his app, PocketSAM. He continues to educate and inspire others with regular speaking engagements at wellness conferences across the country, and is a regular contributor to MensFitness.com, Passport, DNA, HIV Plus, and The Advocate. Sam is certified in Executive Protection, CPR/AED, and First Aid, and is active in the Buddhist, LGBT, and SMART Recovery communities in LA. In his free time, Sam enjoys documentaries, playing flag football, and hanging with his Yorkie, Max. He is founder of Athletes for Humanity.

Coconut to Naturally Curb Sugar Cravings

One of the best ways to refresh yourself after time outside is with coconut water. Once relegated to hot yoga studios, coconut water is now the “go to” choice for smart, natural hydration. It’s filled with natural sugars and electrolytes that curb sugar cravings naturally, and give you energy after sweating, time in the sun, or time in the studio.

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Sunita is a functional nutritionist and women's health expert. She strives to be  a "science guide in a sea of health fluff" to help people navigate the overwhelm of online advice to find real solutions for their specific biology, lifestyle, and health goals. She blends fact-based science with Ayurveda principles, life hacking, and mind-body wellness. For more tips on how to live a nourished life without driving yourself crazy check out www.nourishnutrition.com. You can also get free access to Sunita's guide: 7 Steps to Naturally Balance Hormones and Boost Energy Here

Motivating Body Measurement Tracking Sheet

Last year, I wrote about body mass index (BMI) and some better ways to calculate body fat percentage. Today I’m going to talk about how tracking your body measurements can be a really motivating force in your quest to be a more fit person, and provide you a free resource to help you keep track.

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Johnny Nasello is a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and nationally recognized expert group fitness instructor living in Portland, Oregon. Keep up with his current trainings, classes, insights, and ridiculously awesome Online Bootcamp and Yoga program at his blog www.johnnyfit.com.

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11/15/2017
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Five to Try - at a Glance by Jennifer Dawson With 45 million Americans on some kind of diet program every year, finding the program that suits you is essential for success. Many people move... read more
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11/02/2017
As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the approaching holiday gluttony season, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a... read more
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10/17/2017
Sweet Seeds Botanically speaking, seeds are small embryonic plants—the whole plant stuffed into a tiny seed and surrounded by an outer layer packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals to... read more
Man at butcher shelf full of meat in grocery store.
07/04/2017
What are the health benefits of the Atkins diet? This diet is usually recommended for people who are looking for a fairly quick way to achieve weight loss goals, but eating a low-carb diet will... read more
Woman stretching outdoors in park.
06/29/2017
Summer Bummer or Good News? You may be beating the heat by spending all your time in climate controlled environments, but are you also beating your diet and fitness goals? Move and live with... read more
Woman in visor reading label of plastic water bottle.
05/05/2017
Buying plastic bottled water? Stop today. Get a filter and carry your own water. Plastic is much much worse than you thought. And I am not even talking about those giant plastic islands. ... read more
close up of Toledo scale weight dial
08/28/2015
Here’s the scenario. You’ve started going to the gym, working with a new trainer, or bought a fancy DVD workout that’s supposed to get you ripped in 90 days. You’ve been consistent in putting in the... read more
woman's feet on bathroom scale
06/26/2015
“Even exercise fanatics have a tough time losing those last 20 pounds,” says Bob Greene, longtime personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey. You already know that it’s absolutely critical to burn... read more
two coconut halves
02/17/2015
One of the best ways to refresh yourself after time outside is with coconut water. Once relegated to hot yoga studios, coconut water is now the “go to” choice for smart, natural hydration. It’s... read more

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Overhead view of containers of fresh vegetables in a salad bar
11/15/2017
Anonymous (not verified)
Five to Try - at a Glance by Jennifer Dawson With 45 million Americans on some kind of diet program every year, finding the program that suits you is essential for success. Many people move... read more
Tape measure wrapped around fork of lettuce
11/02/2017
As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the approaching holiday gluttony season, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a... read more
Close up of squares of a chocolate bar stacked in a pile
10/17/2017
Sweet Seeds Botanically speaking, seeds are small embryonic plants—the whole plant stuffed into a tiny seed and surrounded by an outer layer packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals to... read more
Man at butcher shelf full of meat in grocery store.
07/04/2017
What are the health benefits of the Atkins diet? This diet is usually recommended for people who are looking for a fairly quick way to achieve weight loss goals, but eating a low-carb diet will... read more
Woman stretching outdoors in park.
06/29/2017
Summer Bummer or Good News? You may be beating the heat by spending all your time in climate controlled environments, but are you also beating your diet and fitness goals? Move and live with... read more
Woman in visor reading label of plastic water bottle.
05/05/2017
Buying plastic bottled water? Stop today. Get a filter and carry your own water. Plastic is much much worse than you thought. And I am not even talking about those giant plastic islands. ... read more
close up of Toledo scale weight dial
08/28/2015
Here’s the scenario. You’ve started going to the gym, working with a new trainer, or bought a fancy DVD workout that’s supposed to get you ripped in 90 days. You’ve been consistent in putting in the... read more
woman's feet on bathroom scale
06/26/2015
“Even exercise fanatics have a tough time losing those last 20 pounds,” says Bob Greene, longtime personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey. You already know that it’s absolutely critical to burn... read more
two coconut halves
02/17/2015
One of the best ways to refresh yourself after time outside is with coconut water. Once relegated to hot yoga studios, coconut water is now the “go to” choice for smart, natural hydration. It’s... read more

Pages