Fall doesn’t technically start until Monday, but I couldn’t help pick up some of the first pears of the season from the market this weekend and make this delicious, comforting spiced pear tart. Pair these pears (heh…) with a warm cup of coffee and break out the board games for a fun night in with family and friends.
A new study recently published in the journal Obesity provides further evidence that low-calorie sweetened beverages can be useful for people who want to achieve and maintain a lower weight.
A team of researchers recently collected new data from 434 participants in the landmark National Weight Control Registry. These are people who have successfully achieved and maintained a loss of 30 pounds or more for more than a year — something that makes them successful outliers in the realm of obesity studies. The researchers wanted to see what, if any, role low and no calorie sweetened beverages played in the diet of these successful weight loss maintainers.
When you eat salad this week, have your dressing on the side. Dip your fork into the dressing before you take a bite of salad.
Mia Hamm, soccer player, Olympic and World Cup Champion. Michael Phelps, swimmer, Olympic gold medalist. Gabby Douglas, gymnast, only woman to win both the individual all-around and team gold medals. You.
What do all of these people have in common?
It may strike you as unlikely, because many of us do not think of ourselves as having much in common with superstar athletes. However, there may be more similarities than you think.