The holiday season has arrived again as it inevitably does each year. Once again we are all faced with the difficult prospect of managing our weight during this jolly season. Unless you have will power of steel, forget about losing weight for the next five weeks. You know the season will be filled with a plethora of delicious foods, tasty treats, and holiday cocktails. Trying to lose weight during this time will only frustrate you. Instead, concentrate your efforts on preventing weight gain and maintaining your current weight.
December 20, 2008
Few things can ruin a day like a headache can. Whether it’s a throbbing behind the eyes, or is broad enough that the whole brain feels bruised, or a dull ache that threatens future agony, it’s hard to go about your daily routine. Using over-the-counter pain medications may or may not help, but recent studies suggest that there can be health risks with prolonged use. Fortunately, there’s a broad range of other options for relieving the pain of a headache, as well as numerous ways to prevent headaches. (more…)
December 18, 2008
The holiday season is a series of minefields for people that are trying to watch their weight. The holiday parties lead to the holiday pastries. Gifts of cookies and candies and sweet desserts are common. Add the treats to the time constraints that prevent you from exercising, and the result can be weight gain. Yet some people still find a way to avoid these weight gain pitfalls. They limit the amount of the sweets they indulge in. They make sure they exercise, even if it’s less than what their normal routine demands. But even these enigmas may find an unwelcome surprise on the scale.
December 15, 2008
Now that the Holiday season is upon us many of you will find yourselves choosing between enjoying the multitude of delicious treats or adhering to your diets. One option will allow you to enjoy the many gatherings you will attend, but then suffer from guilt and self loathing later. The other option may give you a small feeling of triumph, but you may probably feel resentful and irritable at missing out on one of the best parts of the season. It is the classic catch 22.
Desserts are the diet downfall of the holiday season. Who can resist the cookies, the cakes, and all the other holiday treats? And if you do manage to avoid the temptation, you’re left to deal with the regret of having missed out on something delectable. Chances are you are not the only one at the holiday event contending with the same problem. Many people face this dilemma. Why not work together to solve this problem?