Posts Tagged ‘Body’

My Problem with the Body Positive Movement

I’m plus-size, and I like to think I’m body positive. The term, which in my understanding refers to those of us who love ourselves and others even though we’re overweight, seems like a good thing. I believe it’s important to love and accept ourselves, but I’ve never been “accepted” by this particular movement. Sure, I […]

Heidi’s head-to-toe health and body makeover

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Heidi shared her Wheat Belly experience since late 2014:

“Started Wheat Belly in September. I’ve lost 36 lbs so far and joined a gym in January. We are now expecting baby #3–this will be healthiest pregnancy so far.

“Benefits:

-no more headaches
-more energy
-helped fertility (I’m having baby #3)
-down 36 lbs since August/Sept of 2014.
-my skin is clearer
-my hair seems to have more volume
-overall happier mood

“If I slip or cheat and eat wheat, my knees & joints ache for days.”

Want to Lose Weight? Watch Body Fat Instead of Pounds [Case Studies].

When trying to lose weight, most people monitor body weight. That just makes sense, right? Well, not always. When you undertake a nutrition and exercise program to get in shape, what you’re attempting to do is to “re-shape” your body. This often is accompanied by an actual loss of body weight, but sometimes not. Although body weight is […]

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How Many Calories Does Your Body Need? [Charts]

Many people believe they know what to eat to lose weight but can’t seem to do it. Is it because they follow a strict diet with rigid rules and regulations or because they are overestimating the amount of calories they need? They key to weight loss and maintenance is to change the way we think […]

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