Burger King Offers Low Fat Fries

Recently announced by Burger King is their addition to the fry category: “Satisfries” are coming to a King near you with less fat, sodium and calories than their regular fry offering. But really what’s the point? Why can’t we just have junk food that is a reward in the calorie per pleasure category. With the... Read more »

Have the best skin of your adult life

  Acne isn’t necessarily an adolescent problem anymore. 20% of adults suffer from acne blemishes. Acne is caused by sebum, which is an oily substance that clogs pores and attracts bacteria then becomes inflamed. For most adults, it is caused by an imbalance of hormones—especially in pregnant and menopausal women. While regular washing and over... Read more »

Can green coffee bean extract be the cure?

Obesity rates around the world have doubled since 1980.   It’s no wonder that everyone is looking for that magic bullet to jump start their weight management program.  So, what’s the latest diet craze?  Green coffee bean extract!  Can weight loss be as easy as a Green Coffee Bean?    It’s been featured on Dr.... Read more »
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Chicago Hasana, Inc. launching store in Lincoln Park to benefit Aparecio Foundation

Giving back to the community is important. I have done work with The Aparecio Foundation in the past which works to lift women out of poverty with education. A group of girls I mentored in the realm of health and fitness this past summer took mentorship and community development to a whole new level when... Read more »

Get Fit on the Beach with ZOOMA Chicago

Now that it is finally the summer, you and your friends may be looking for ways to take advantage of the beautiful weather while exercising. With no more snow on the ground and the sun shining brightly, you probably want to get outside and do something physical! Chicago offers so many great places to go... Read more »

Pamper Me Fabulous Event Helps Women Destress

Between work, family, and a busy schedule, it can be difficult to squeeze enough “me time” into your week. Time to relax is essential to good health – it allows you to de-stress, decompress and reflect. Even the hardest working women need their breaks and to be able to remind themselves that they deserve a... Read more »
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Online Dating Dos and Don’ts from a Relationship Expert

Online dating is becoming increasingly popular in our efficiency-obsessed society. Individuals do not want to waste their time with incompatible people, but rather want a quick and easy way to find someone who would be a good match for them. It seems easy enough, but online dating is a bit more complicated than one would... Read more »

Losing Weight Online: One Year Plan Can Work

Finding a positive support team to surround yourself with can be one of the most difficult parts of a weight loss journey. When you want to make such a serious change in your life, it is imperative that you have people in your life who can encourage you along the way. However, many people find... Read more »

Meal Planning And Performance Eating With Factor 75

A busy schedule can make it extremely difficult to eat right and stay fit. Often back-to-back meetings and piles of work can cause individuals to skip meals and possibly binge eat later on, both of which are unhealthy habits. A packed schedule can be the enemy, especially if you are trying to lose weight: cooking... Read more »
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Rooftop Yoga Helps Chicagoans Stay Fit

Each Wednesday morning, several Chicagoans gather on the roof of the Hotel Lincoln to participate in a relaxing one-hour yoga session taught by Equinox yoga instructors. The class begins at seven in the morning, and all individuals need to bring is their own mat. They then spend the next hour in moves called Sun Salutation... Read more »