December

Video Vault: Clips From Olympic Medalist Gabrielle Douglas’ Appearance On Oprah

By | December 31st, 2012|Fit Chick Watch, Video Vault|

Last night, Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas let Oprah [and all those cameras] into her home, and into her family life...

Friday 5: 5 Tips to Help You Create SMART and Successful Resolutions

By | December 28th, 2012|Friday 5|

I mean, it's one thing to tell your friends that your resolution is to "lose weight," or "own your own gold plated g5 by the end of the year" or something. But what do you tell yourself? And how do you go about creating that plan of attack?

Spaghetti with Italian Turkey Sausage

By | December 27th, 2012|Recipes|

A spaghetti recipe with a simple tomato sauce and a nice Italian sausage!

Infographic: How To Find Real Food At The Supermarket

By | December 27th, 2012|Daily Infographic, What Are You Eating?|

"Might it contain bacon anyway? Yes? Probably dog food. Eat at your own risk."

Priced Out: Too Expensive to Buy Healthy?

By | December 27th, 2012|Conscious Consumerism, It's All Mental|

People often complain - loudly - that they'd love to eat healthier, but that it's much too expensive. It's hard to justify purchasing a gang of tomatoes at $2 per pound, when tomato sauce comes in a giant jar for $2.99. It's hard to justify buying oranges at $3 per pound when a can of [...]

FDA Close To Approving Genetically Altered Salmon

By | December 27th, 2012|Did You Know, What Are You Eating?|

Why you may want to give up salmon for good.

On A Scale Of 1-10, How Much Does This Offend You?

By | December 24th, 2012|Social Construct|

"The message: your wife [...] is too fat. Solution: adultery."

On Body Image: The Darwinian Theory of Beauty

By | December 21st, 2012|Standards of Black Beauty|

Why do we consider things beautiful? How does this affect our body image?

Tomato, Eggplant and Mozzarella Penne Pasta

By | December 21st, 2012|Recipes|

Just what the name says! Try this one with mint leaves OR the basil/oregano combo!

Chicken Noodle Soup In A Hurry

By | December 21st, 2012|Recipes|

Want chicken noodle soup in a hurry?

5 Examples of How To Get Beyond The “Halo” Effect

By | December 20th, 2012|About The Site, BGG2WL, Supermarket Swindle|

Are you letting fancy health claims determine your purchases? STOP!

Ravioli with Bell Pepper Sauce

By | December 19th, 2012|Recipes|

If you can find quality pre-made ravioli, this recipe is for you!

The Kickstarter That Wants You To Fund Fat-Shaming

By | December 18th, 2012|Beauty, Body Image|

A woman creates a Kickstarter campaign to create a book that would "stand up against a society that protects fat culture while bastardizing thin and athletic women."

Yoga: Firebird

By | December 17th, 2012|Building A Home Workout Routine, Yoga|

An interesting thing about Yoga is that it forces you to focus on yourself - you cannot, in my opinion, successfully do the poses without fully focusing on yourself and what you are asking your body to do. Because of that, I've learned a new appreciation for myself... because that ability to spend time thinking [...]

Does Your Doctor’s Weight Play A Part In Their Weight Loss Advice?

By | December 17th, 2012|Health and Health Care|

Are overweight doctors less likely to advise their patients on weight loss solutions?

Yoga: Crane

By | December 6th, 2012|Building A Home Workout Routine, Yoga|

I'm not even gonna lie - this is a sequence that I cannot get down pat. I'm six feet tall, one hundred jhglfdgjhsjhsgl pounds, and quite frankly... balancing all of that on my elbows simply does not feel like something I'm ever going to be able to accomplish. That doesn't mean that I give up [...]

No Food Stamps For Soft Drinks? Cracking Down On Soda Pop

By | December 5th, 2012|Health News|

New York wants to restrict food stamps from being able to purchase sodapop. Thoughts?

Infographic: Top 10 Exercise Myths Debunked

By | December 4th, 2012|Daily Infographic|

Should you be doing cardio in the morning on an empty stomach? Does drinking ice cold water really burn more fat? Just how much does your weight have to do with your fitness level?