Kathleen Sommers

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The Ideal Blood Pressure for a 52-Year-Old Male

Current medical opinion defines normal resting blood pressure for everyone over the age of 18 as lower than 120/80 mmHg. Readings over 120/80 mmHg …

5 Bloat-Fighting Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

The jeans you wore last week suddenly seem a tad too tight in the waist. You can blame the dryer, but it’s probably your eating habits. When your …

The Outbound Journal

If You Never Feel Satisfied After a Meal, These Comparison Photos Show Why

What you eat obviously means a lot in the weight-loss world, but how you eat also plays a role. Registered dietitian Rachel Paul, RD, (@collegenutritionist) posted these comparison photos on Instagram to remind us that choosing the right-size plate can make you feel more satisfied.<p>Rachel says, …

Nutrition

How Can I Reduce the Size of My Love Handles in a Short Period of Time?

Love handles -- those deposits of fat on the sides of the waist -- can be a challenge to get rid of. While exercises that work the muscles around the …

How to Start Yoga When You're Bigger Bodied

Starting a yoga practice can be intimidating for anyone: you’re ready to enjoy the benefits of yoga, but how do you make the leap to actually doing …

Yoga

Faye Lost 23 Pounds in 80 Days by Following This Popular Beachbody Program

Faye Walter's fitness goal was simple: she wanted to become the person who was active and enjoyed working out. Faye began following Beachbody's 80 Day Obsession program, and not only did she lose 23 pounds over the course of 80 days, but she also saw a decrease in her anxiety and stress levels — …

Fitness

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

Do These 3 Things to Speed Up Your Metabolism (Not These 3)

Experts love to talk about effective ways to increase our metabolism in order to burn more calories and lose weight. But have you been getting the wrong advice? This comparison photo from fitness and lifestyle coach Marci Nevin illustrates three things you absolutely can do to speed up your …

Here's Your Complete Shopping List to Start the Mediterranean Diet

US News & World Report voted the Mediterranean diet as 2018's best overall diet and it's no wonder why. In addition to being effective for weight loss and beneficial to gut and heart health, the "diet" is fairly easy to follow. It's actually less of a diet and more so a regional nutritional …

Mediterranean Diet

Medicare doesn't cover everything. Here's how to avoid surprises

Each day in the United States, about 10,000 baby boomers celebrate their 65th birthday. Their gift from good old Uncle Sam is Medicare.<p>After years of …

Health Care

This Woman’s Before-and-After Bikini Photos Show How She Lost Half Her Body Weight

Here's what she told us about weight loss and happiness.<p>Bikini season is fast approaching, and we are loving one before-and-after photo with an …

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but now we can eat them again. Some people eat a strict Paleo diet, while others forgo animal products and eat entirely plant-based. Grains, gluten, and …

Nutrition

How to Start Your Own Weight-Loss Program with Friends

Learn how to start your own diet and exercise club for weight loss with these easy tips.<p>Research shows that, when you’re trying to lose weight, …

Stop Looking For a Perfect Weight Loss Diet ‘Cuz There Ain’t One

Guys, it seems I have cracked the secret to weight loss – it’s discipline and patience. Hate to be a buzzkill, but honestly, that’s all that there is …

How to use virgin coconut oil to upgrade your health...instantly!

While the rest of the world is only just discovering the benefits of coconut oil, we in India have used it for centuries. But given how much …

Calorie Dinner Challenge

Jump-start your weight loss with our 500-Calorie Dinner Challenge!<p>The best way to lose weight is to set a daily calorie goal and keep yourself …

New gym caters to people with previous injuries who want to lose weight

Sitting at a table in her new gym, Ashley Vogler laughed that some might think her life is boring now that it has slowed down a bit.

Gastric bypass diet: What to eat after the surgery

Definition<p>A gastric bypass diet is for people who are recovering from gastric bypass surgery to help them heal and change their eating habits.<p>Gastric …

#WeightLoss: Vandana Malik Finds Out About the ‘Needle Diet’, Ep 6

<i>(Here’s republishing Vandana Malik’s weight loss battles from our archives – a woman who attempted every fad diet in the book and made discoveries</i> …

Diet Plans for Every Personality

Find a diet plan suited to your personality type to help you lose weight.<p>I love reading diet plans. The idea of having meals mapped out for me is so …

How to lose weight: 11 effective, easy-to-follow tips for a healthier you

How to lose weight: 11 effective, easy-to-follow tips for a healthier you<p>Getty Images<p>Those how to lose weight questions might find an obvious answer …

Red Tea Detox a New Belly Fat Burning Drink For Weight Loss By Liz Swann Miller

SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liz Swann Miller, a Naturopath and Nutritional Book Author. Elizabeth Swann Miller, ND, has over ten years of experience as a practicing Naturopath, specializing in healing through nutrition. She has degrees both in Psychology and Naturopathy. Her goal …

Is Intermittent Fasting Effective for PCOS Weight Loss? Here's What a Dietitian Says

Intermittent fasting (IF) has taken off as one of the most popular ways to lose weight. And it's no surprise; some people have lost their stubborn belly fat, stopped their sugar cravings, and totally transformed their bodies. IF has also been linked to other health benefits, such as lowering blood …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

What's the Difference Between Stock and Broth?

For many home cooks (myself included), stock and broth are considered virtually the same thing when it comes to adding a cooking liquid to a recipe …

How to Use Fresh Ginger 13 Clever Ways

The kitchen staple that can be used beyond the kitchen.<p>April 09, 2018<p>Ginger root has a multitude of health benefits, from aiding digestion and …

31 Smoothies That Pack in the Veggies (Not That You Can Tell)

It’s all too easy to fall into a smoothie rut. Though there are countless combinations of fruits, powders, fats, and liquids to try, we often end up …

5 ways to make sure your brain works with you, not against you, according to science

Human beings have an amazing capacity to analyze, process information and solve problems. Your brain is the ultimate tool for productivity. On the …