We’re starting off 2011 with several giveaways! It’s your chance to take home some of the most talked about diet and weight loss programs of the new year for free! Act fast though, these giveaways aren’t going to last!
One winner will receive a copy of Denise Austin’s new book, Get Energy!, all about helping you feel more energized. A second winner will receive a copy of the book, plus a four-pack of Denise Austin’s DVDs. Drawing 1/31/11
See the Get Energy review.
The American Cancer Society’s Choose You movement is encouraging women to embrace healthier habits to to prevent cancer and cancer-related deaths. The goody bag includes a Choose You shirt, flower pin, pedometer and more! Drawing 1/31/11
We’ve got an autographed copy for Alison Sweeney’s new book! The Mommy Diet’s all about getting fit before, during and after pregnancy so you can be a happier, healthier mom. Drawing 1/31/11
See The Mommy Diet review
If you’re resolving to lose weight, you’re probably researching the best diets and which is right for you. A quick way to determine that is to use our diet finder, which will match your budget, goals and lifestyle with the weight loss plan that best suits your needs.
Or, you can take a look at this list of must-watch diets for 2011. These are the ones you’ll no doubt hear your co-workers, aunts and best friends raving or complaining about in the new year. Some are a bit faddish and lend themselves to yo-yo dieting, others have solid foundations that set you up for success this year and for more to come.
This one broke out on the scene with the book’s release in November 2010 on Dr. Phil. Dr. Mike Moreno wrote the book to help people kick-start their weight loss, re-learn how to eat via meal plans and 17-minutes a day worth of exercise, and then give them the information they need for on-going maintenance. It’s a cycled way of eating that keeps the metabolism from getting bored and settling in to a status quo.
In November 2010, Weight Watchers unveiled the most significant change to its program in 13 years. Using the latest in nutritional science along with Weight Watchers’ nearly 50 years of expertise, the new approach allows for clients to make healthier, more satisfying choices. The new PointsPlus calculation includes protein, fiber, fat and carbs, instead of just fiber, fat and calories.
The Biggest Loser trainer is on her way out of primetime, with season 11 being her last, but it is in no way her swan song. If anything, this is just her prelude. Men and women alike clamor to reap the benefits of her fitness empire that you’ll no doubt hear someone tell you that they’re using her fitness DVDs, using her online weight loss plan, or reading her books and cooking her recipes. (more…)
It’s hard to find a practical diet that you can fit into your daily life. Oh, they’re out there but it can be difficult to sift through all the bad ones. Prevention Magazine has re-released its 400 Calorie Diet, which debuted January 2010. The book aims to provide effective weight loss in a manner that can be sustained long-term.
The 400 Calorie Diet is pretty clear-cut. Consume four meals a day, each containing about 400 calories. By practicing portion control, the diet advocates eating whatever you want, within reason. With 400 tips and recipes for 400-calorie meals, you’re bound to find something in there for you. Included are tips for dining out, drive-thru and coffee shop meals that, let’s face it, everyone encounters on occasion.
This is a diet that can be used regardless of your eating habits, simply reduce the number of calories you consume and eat consistently throughout the day. The responsibility of choosing those calories wisely is left to you – fresh meals prepared at home versus fast-food.
If you’re looking for more immediate results, The 400 Calorie Diet features a two-week Quick Slim. The Quick Slim jump-starts your diet by reducing your caloric intake to 1,200 calories per day. It also places greater emphasis on exercise. The classic 400 Calorie Fix also encourages exercise but it doesn’t provide samples or specific routines. You can find great fitness routines on the Prevention site Find a Workout.
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The 400 Calorie Fix is a collection of recipes and dietary guidelines for weight loss. The number one rule in the book is, “Enjoy three or four 400 calorie meals… everyday… and don’t forget to snack!” Does it sound like your kind of diet? Perhaps it’s time to find out. For the last year, the book has been available only on its website but line up because it will be re-released everywhere on December 21st.
The book’s website claims that it will help you lose 11 pounds in two weeks by eating just about anything you want. The key to success with the 400 Calorie Fix is to eat 380-420 calories per meal (or snack) to keep your metabolism running at full speed. We know, for a fact, that calorie reduction is a great way to lose weight. This isn’t news to many of us, but for those of you who need an extra nudge to keep track of your calories and adapt your recipes, the 400 Calorie Fix may be just the thing! The book implements an easy-to-read star system for keeping track of nutritional content in each recipe.
On the show, Liz Vaccariello, author of 400 Calorie Fix, reveals her strategies for making the best choices the next time you belly up to the bar:
“Liquid calories are very dangerous,” Liz warns, “because we don’t have an awareness of what we’re consuming and we’re not getting full as we’re drinking – and we also have completely out of whack serving sizes!” While the standard serving sizes are 8 ounces for beer, 1.5 ounces for spirits and 5 ounces for wine, you’re often being served a lot more alcohol, especially when ordering a large margarita or draft beer. “So we’re trying to give you strategies to eyeball and know when you’re placing your order how much you’re consuming,” says Liz. (more…)