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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 [...]

Understanding and Managing Food Cravings

Those looking to improve their diet often battle food cravings. Here's a guide to understanding and managing the food cravings to help keep your nutritional goals on the right track.

The Diet Soda Dilemma

Are diet sodas to blame for increased weight gain and promoting diabetes? Get advice from CalorieKing!

Potatoes: Friend or Foe of the Waistline?

The media have been abuzz about a report inking long-term weight gain to certain food items and loss to others. Potatoes have been singled out as a major culprit, but it is fair?

Eating for Eye Health – Protection From The Inside Out!

There is a lot of noise out there about what works for keeping your eyes healthy – that is aside from wearing your sunglasses to protect from the sun.  The latest talk is about how to protect your eyes from the inside by looking at what you eat and is someone who is keen on [...]

Don’t Give Up on You!

Listen to the story of one of CalorieKing's success stories as they recount their reasons for wanting to lose weight and live healthier.

Bigger Doors Required!

I recently started reading NPR’s Obesity Series.  Among other utterly amazing and terrifying statistics on diet and obesity was one which visually blew my mind – such as the average revolving door has over time been revised from 10 to 12 feet!  While I’m a visual person and envisioning that drove a point home for [...]

Brain Attacks: What is a Stroke?

While May is designated High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, we also mark the month with a nod to National Stroke Awareness. The two are intimately connected as one of the potential side effects of high blood pressure – or hypertension – can be a stroke. Do you know what a stroke is and what it is like when one is happening?

I Still Can’t Believe This is Me!

A lot of us struggle with motivation and that nagging plateau or external challenge that gets in the way of our weight loss goals. I wanted to post a Q&A I had with a fellow CalorieKing member who had an amazing weight loss of 115 lbs. to remind us that there IS light at the end of the tunnel. Sit back and listen to the words from "J" - who had two very good reasons to lose weight; when you read his story I hope you'll remember your reason for losing and feel a renewed inspiration towards meeting that goal.