Family Fitness Activities For Spring Break

Family Fitness Activities for Spring Break

Rather than sitting on the couch in front of the TV and sleeping in everyday, get your family together for fun fitness activities.

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Spring Menu Ideas From Jenny Craig

New Spring Menu Ideas From Jenny Craig

Menu ideas from Jenny Craig with fresh fruit and vegetable additions to get you through the day.

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Overcoming Mixed Emotions With a Positive Attitude

Overcome Mixed Emotions With a Positive Attitude

Do you sometimes ask yourself, Do I still want to do this? Those feelings of "wanting" and "not wanting" to continue are a natural part of the weight loss journey. When you want to give up or quit, remember these tips...

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According to medical experts, your weight falls into the healthy range, which represents the lowest level of risk for heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. To further reduce your risk, focus on healthy eating with a menu that is low in saturated fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, as well as staying active for life.
Assuming you do not have extra muscle mass or a large skeletal frame your weight falls into the overweight range. This means you have a slightly increased risk for health problems like heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. The good news is that through healthy eating and regular physical activity, you may be able to reduce both your weight and lower your disease risk.
Your weight falls into the very overweight category. This increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. The good news is that by losing as little as 5-10% of your current weight, you may be able to reduce your risk for some of these conditions or bring them into better control if you have them. A combination of healthy eating, an active lifestyle, and one-on-one support may help you reach a personally realistic goal.

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  • Underweight =< 18.5

    If you have a genetic predisposition to leanness, or if you are a competitive endurance athlete and you are a healthy individual, a BMI in this range may be appropriate. However, intentional weight loss to reach this range if it's not your norm is not advised as it places you at risk for malnutrition.

  • Normal - Healthy weight for most adults = 18.5 - 24.9

    According to medical experts, your weight falls into the healthy range, which represents the lowest level of risk for heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. To further reduce your risk, focus on healthy eating with a menu that is low in saturated fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, as well as staying active for life.

  • Overweight = 25 - 29.9

    Assuming you do not have extra muscle mass or a large skeletal frame your weight falls into the overweight range. This means you have a slightly increased risk for health problems like heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. The good news is that through healthy eating and regular physical activity, you may be able to reduce both your weight and lower your disease risk.

  • Very Overweight => 30

    Your weight falls into the very overweight category. This increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. The good news is that by losing as little as 5-10% of your current weight, you may be able to reduce your risk for some of these conditions or bring them into better control if you have them. A combination of healthy eating, an active lifestyle, and one-on-one support may help you reach a personally realistic goal.

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Chunky Chicken Chili
Chunky Chicken Chili
Try this Chunky Chicken Chili recipe for the next game day or barbeque. This hearty, but low-cal dish uses skinless chicken, tomato sauce, kidney beans, corn, cinnamon and chili seasoning.

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