Eat Your Way to Healthier Sleep

SubscribeButton-websleepLong work weeks are interfering with sleep for millions of Americans, according to a new study released by the National Sleep Foundation on March 3, 2008. The survey of 1,000 people showed that most of us average just six hours and 40 minutes of sleep a night, far below the seven and a half to eight hours recommended by medical experts. Continue reading “Eat Your Way to Healthier Sleep”

Practical, Proven Ways to Lose Weight

In today’s marketplace, hundreds of weight loss gimmicks and deprivation diets clamor for your attention promising lightning-fast weight loss. Unfortunately, most of these are unhealthy — even dangerous — options that may cause you to lose a few pounds quickly, but result in even faster boomerang weight gain once you go back to normal living. Continue reading “Practical, Proven Ways to Lose Weight”

Don’t Let Stress Pack on the Pounds

When you’re under stress — whether from job worries, financial pressure or family issues — it’s easy to bury yourself in a pint of ice cream or bag of chips. But on top of the extra calories you’re wolfing down, other changes are taking place in your body that encourage your body to pack on pounds under stress. Continue reading “Don’t Let Stress Pack on the Pounds”

10 Ways to Stress Less

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A simple one-syllable word can do a lot of damage to your body and your mood. Stress.

Stress seems to be epidemic today. Many factors can feed it: world events, financial worries, job insecurity, family illnesses, work overload, children, traffic or just simply life’s daily issues.

These stressors can worsen high blood pressure and cholesterol levels; increase back pain, headaches and stomachaches; aggravate allergies; suppress the immune system; cause sleep problems and fatigue; impair mental judgment and memory; and make you cranky, nervous, sad and depressed. Long-term, stress can age your body and leave you more vulnerable to life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes. Continue reading “10 Ways to Stress Less”

The Weight Is Over!

Right now, millions of Americans are struggling to lose weight. Again. You may be one of them. You’ve probably tried all kinds of diets, from low-carb to weighing and measuring to a meager existence on the dreaded cabbage soup. You may have even lost weight on these diets — only to regain it and then some. It’s a frustrating exercise of losing, gaining — and giving up. Sticking to a rigid diet while trying to live a normal life is just too hard.

Reliv is tackling this weighty issue with the introduction of Slimplicity®, a revolutionary weight loss system that combines cutting-edge ingredients with smart lifestyle modifications. It’s a simple, healthy plan to safely lose weight and keep it off for good. Continue reading “The Weight Is Over!”

The Truth About Exercise and Weight Loss

Talk about an exercise in frustration. Recently, a few studies have come out saying exercise won’t necessarily help you lose weight. Another study says your genes determine if you have what it takes to get fit. And still other studies say an obesity gene is at fault for your bulging tummy. So does all this mean you should just give up and accept your flabby fate? Continue reading “The Truth About Exercise and Weight Loss”