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Author Archives: Eileen Marable

My mission is creating a personal connection with people via social media, communities and meaningful content. I've worked in the health industry for many years, helping create systems to educate people about nutrition and fitness. I have a very personal interest in weight related issues having struggled with my own weight highs and lows over the years. I share the journey for healthier living.

Fad Diets – Why They Fail!

Or the 15-Day Cleanse? Every year we hear about a new fad diet claiming to detox you or help you drop the weight fast. And every year we consider one of them. Why do we do that? It’s simple. The fad diet tells us that with a simple pill or liquid or plan that we’ll lose the weight without the hard work. It promises to “reset” our system and that we might look like the incredibly thin, perky person that peddles it. The fact is while you may indeed drop some weight, there is nothing in a fad diet that will help sustain your weight loss goals. We'll tell you why they fail us.

The CalorieKing Calorie Fat and Carb Counter for Kindle

At last! America’s #1 Calorie Counter in a user-friendly Kindle format! Ranked #1 in food counters by Amazon and in major bookstores, The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter has sold more than 15 million copies. The book has received the highest average reader-rating of all food counters. It’s also the most recommended by doctors, [...]

CalorieKing Tips To Keep Resolutions

So you’ve made a commitment to changing your diet and fitness this year and hope to take off some weight.  Well done!  Time to set some short term goals to help you achieve your resolution. Consult with your medical professional and get to know your health numbers and what they mean. Together you can determine [...]

Breakfast – It’s More Important Than You Think!

Why Breakfast is So Important When you take the time to literally “break the fast” in the morning it affects your eating for the rest of the day.  As Allan Borushek says, “Starting the day with a well-balanced meal that supplies adequate protein, carbohydrate and fiber helps keep hunger at bay and allows you to [...]

Your Eating Style And Your Health

Your Eating Style and Your Health Eating styles contribute to weight and health problems more than most people realize, which is why standardized weight-loss plans often fail. Here are the styles that encompass most people: Snackers Erratic Eaters Emotional Eaters Eating styles have to do with when, where, and how you eat – and often [...]

CalorieKing’s Tips for Winter Exercise – Staying Motivated and Safe!

Many of us find winter to be a challenging time to stay on top of healthy habits. Between holiday festivities and warm, comforting food it is more important than ever to stay focused – especially with your exercise. Remember,though it’s colder and darker, getting outside can be a really great way to keep things fresh after feeling cooped up inside. If you are finding it hard to adjust to the season, let’s talk about finding the motivation to get out the door. Once you are there, let’s remember to stay safe!

The CalorieKing’s Best Choice Holiday Foods

The holiday season means good food – often too much of it!  But you can avoid weight gain during the holidays with careful menu planning and sensible eating.  Get a head start with our suggestions below: Appetizers Appetizers and pre-dinner nibbles can add substantial calories to your holiday calorie intake. Also, be aware that salty [...]

Ask The Calorie King!

For those of you who may be new to CalorieKing, Allan Borushek a.k.a The Calorie King is a dietitian with over 30 years experience in clinical dietetics and community health education.  He is best known for his famous Calorie Counter books. It is his passion for nutrition and health education that brought CalorieKing to life, [...]

The CalorieKing’s Tips to Managing Holiday Stress – A Holistic Approach

The holidays can be a stressful time for many. Whether it is the rush to get things done, the change in routines or family pressures, we can all relate to the feeling that things sometimes get out of control. his year, try to focus on what stressors might trigger the urge to overdo with food and make a plan to manage your feelings. Remember the CalorieKing program can help you stay on track - regularly logging your food, exercise and feelings can provide you with a routine and an outlet to recognize when and why you might stray.

CalorieKing’s Top 10 Tips for Beating Holiday Weight Gain

or those focusing on a healthy lifestyle, the holidays can seem packed with pitfalls. The parties, the rushed schedules, the festive food, and cold weather seem to hit us all at once, and the spectre of weight gain looms as an unwanted gift. The truth is the holidays don’t have to send you spiraling out of control. Life is meant for living and you can enjoy the best of what the holidays bring. To get through the large celebratory meals, just prepare in advance with a special strategy.