The Bon-Vivant Girls’ Tips and Tricks to Enjoy Eating Out

by Nathalie Botros We all know how to lose weight: “eat less and healthier, exercise more”. So how come we keep failing? It isn’t because of lack of strength and determination, but because we try to lose the weight with a “diet”. The minute we say the word “diet”, our brain translates it to “restriction”. Which means we are forbidden to eat what we want. In … Continue reading The Bon-Vivant Girls’ Tips and Tricks to Enjoy Eating Out

The Skinny on Prebiotics and Probiotics

By William B. Miller, Jr., M.D With summer right around the corner, you may be starting to think about “suiting up,” and shed those  few pesky pounds that just won’t go away, but most likely won’t succeed.   Clearly, this has become an increasing source of frustration for many Americans. In fact, a recent report emphasizes just this. The incidence of obesity in the general … Continue reading The Skinny on Prebiotics and Probiotics

Financial Incentives for slimming down

Losing weight isn’t easy.  The decision to change your eating and exercise habits is difficult to make.  An even harder choice, is finding the best way to go about it. HealthyWage is a company that can help you make that tough decision to implement a lifestyle change.  In 2012, HealthyWage contests assisted more than 1,300 locals shed 16,700 lbs.  The dangling carrot, monetary compensation.  And … Continue reading Financial Incentives for slimming down