A popular myth in the world of weight loss is that low-calorie sweeteners can be ineffective for curbing sweet cravings and actually encourage higher quantities of food consumption. In fact, the numerous studies performed in relation to this topic have shown the contrary to be true. Foods sweetened with aspartame and other low-calorie sugar alternatives can fully satisfy a Continue Reading
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Did you take the stairs to work this morning or play tennis yesterday afternoon? Physical activity (no matter how big or small) burns calories and this calculator tells you that calorie amount. Check out your favorite activity and you may be pleasantly surprised! Use the Get Moving Calculator to Check Your Calories Burned.
Diet soda serves as a great alternative to calorie-filled drinks. Today’s dieters have more options than ever when it comes to their favorite drinks containing few or no calories, including options that taste more like “regular” soda without containing the excessive calories and sugar. This is possible thanks to aspartame—an ingredient that has more than its Continue Reading
Take a 10-minute walk at least three times during your work day. Research shows that exercise broken into at least 10-minute spurts is just as effective as activity of 30 minutes or longer.
Stay away from diets that promise a “quick fix.” The best way to lose weight and keep it off is by changing your diet and increasing physical activity. More from The Skinny on Low Cal: Healthy Tips, The Skinny on Low Cal Tips, Lose Weight