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3 Online Tools for Weight Loss Success

If you’re like me, and sit at a desk for the majority of each day, chances are it can be challenging to squeeze in enough exercise to keep you feeling energetic and active. In fact, it has been reported that people who have desk jobs are more prone to weight gain than those who move throughout the day.

Before you  blame a looming deadline for the extra pounds you’ve packed on recently, think about how you can use technology to help you reach your weight loss goals. Obviously, you haven’t overlooked DietsInReview as a great resource for everything health, fitness, nutrition and weight loss, but there are a number of websites out there that offer helpful trackers and calculators meant to help you achieve your fitness and diet goals with only a few clicks of the mouse. (more…)

The Skinny on Free Online Weight Loss Programs

As the Internet is helping us to do all things we could only dream about – work from home, create our own business, do all of our holiday shopping – it is also giving an opportunity to those who want to lose weight, to adopt an online program and drop those pesky 10, 20 or 50 pounds.

There are a host of online weight loss programs out there, but in these tough economic times, spending monthly membership dues on a diet program may be a luxury we can no longer afford. So here is a look at some great online weight loss programs that are, best of all, free! (more…)

Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories or More

When dieting, counting calories and finding ways to consume less can be as much a chore as any household task. You often think you’ll go hungry and never eat anything that tastes great again. I want to let you know that that line of thinking isn’t entirely accurate. There are many ways to reduce calories, enjoy food and feel satisfied- cravings and all. In fact, there are about 50 Ways to Cut 100 Calories from your diet, according to SparkPeople. Check out these easy swaps and watch the calories fade.

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  • Share a 20 oz. soda with a friend. -120 Calories
  • Have 2, 12 oz. light beers instead of regular. -100 Calories
  • Have one medium orange, not 12 oz. of fresh OJ. – 106 Calories
  • Go for 5 oz. of chocolate milk instead of a 5 oz. chocolate shake. -110 Calories (more…)