Putting To Use The Space On Top Of The Refrigerator

top of the reFor some, the refrigerator in our home is not tucked away in a custom-fit cabinet which may leave the top exposed providing some extra storage space. Instead of letting this area become a good-for-nothing cluttered mess, you can put this space to great use which may be helpful especially if you’re trying to improve your health.

If you don’t have the luxury of having extra storage space on top of the refrigerator, you can still use the ideas in this article to motivate you to tidy up and organize the spaces you do have in your kitchen.

With a goal to lose weight, know that 70% of your success will come from your daily nutrition. That’s why to increase the likelihood for actually reaching this goal, you need to take complete control over your kitchen.

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What Does It Take To Lose A Pound of Weight?

lose a poundLosing weight maybe a struggle for you, possibly continually going through the see-saw effect. Lose a couple pounds in a few weeks, gain a couple pounds in the following weeks. Often this occurs because folks don’t truly realize how this process actually works which is one reason for the fluctuation in weight from month to month.

If you’re a numbers person, here’s a stat for you. For every 3,500 calories you get rid of, one pound of weight will leave your body. That may or may not sound easy to do, but let’s take a closer look at what this actually entails.

When nutrition is a priority, that means each day an appropriate amount of food enters the body. Depending on your age, gender, body type, and activity level, that total generally ranges anywhere from 1,400-2,500 calories per day.

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Healthy Meal of the Week 16 With Healthy Leftover Idea

healthy meal of the week 16Healthy Meal of the Week: Baked Glazed Ham, Mixed Veggies, Mashed Potatoes
Leftover Idea: Ham Wrap

Here’s a meal to get everyone in the mood for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday – baked ham with a tasty apricot/pineapple glaze, mixed vegetables, and mashed potatoes. To top it off, using just one slice of baked ham along with a healthy whole wheat wrap, you can quickly make so you’ll have for lunch the following day.

Think of this as a pre-Thanksgiving warmup. You actually may enjoy this glaze so much that you’ll use it for your main dish next Thursday or whenever else you may want to prepare a ham or turkey. Give it a try to see what you think. It’s really simple to make and takes less than 10 minutes.

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A Healthy Thanksgiving – Don’t Eat 5,00 Calories In One Day!

healthy thanksgivingThe majority of us will be spending the Thanksgiving holiday with close family and friends next week. Likely this means an enormous feast of the traditional fixings you’ve come to look forward to over the years. These are blessed and cherished times that should be enjoyed with loved ones, however if you have been focusing on developing and maintaining healthy habits, here are a few tips to help you stay in relative control when turkey day does finally arrive.

Watch Out For the Snacks and Beverages

One of the most difficult aspects to overcome during holidays are the snacks and beverages. Most snacks, particularly holiday-type snacks, are decorative sugar-based creations that are meant to get you into the holiday spirit rather than be nutritious for the body.

It wouldn’t be too harmful if the person would have self-control and limit themselves to just one or two of these bite-sized delights, but far to often, handful after handful are tossed into the mouth throughout the day without much thought being given to what’s happening.

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Healthy Eating Begins at Home

If you have been aching to lose weight one of the most important items of business you need to grab a stranglehold on is your nutrition. Problem is, this is the hurdle that causes the most struggles for the majority of weight loss seekers. Let’s face it, completely renovating the type and amounts of food […]


The Best and Worst of Your Week

Reflection is one of the best ways to review the positives and negatives of how something went. It gives you the opportunity to figure out what went well and also decide what may need revision in order to improve the results and outcome. Question is, how does this fit in a plan to lose weight […]