Break the Habit of Yo-Yo Dieting in Favor of Holistic Weight Loss Lifestyle Changes

Break the Habit of Yo-Yo Dieting in Favor of Holistic Weight Loss Lifestyle Changes

If you find yourself struggling to stick with your weight loss program, you’re not alone. Many people who follow fad diets to lose weight end up gaining it back, only to start a new diet and repeat the cycle. This type of yo-yo dieting is stressful. It puts you at greater risk for unhealthy weight gain as you…

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

For most of us, the beginning of a new year is a time to contemplate about the past and the future. It is a time to think about what we want out of life and how to turn our dreams into reality. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to set your dreams in motion,…

Heart Attack Risk Higher During the Holidays

Heart Attack Risk Higher During the Holidays

It is the gloomiest holiday statistic, but Christmas and New Year’s are on the top list of dangerous days for heart-attack deaths and cardiovascular problems. “Research shows that cardiovascular deaths increase about 18 percent during the winter season,” says Los Angeles cardiologist Cynthia Thaik, M.D. There are several factors during the holiday season that seem…

Oh My Aching Heart: Know The Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

Oh My Aching Heart: Know The Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

Pola is 53, extremely fit, engages in a 30-40 minute cardio workout daily, and predominant eats vegetarian except for fish.  Her cholesterol is perfect and she is at her ideal weight. Which is why when she started experiencing an annoying ache in her collarbone, shoulder and arms, she initially attributed it to over exercising with…