Healthy competition leads to weight loss success By Caleb Radford

WORKPLACE rivalry and mobile technology are proving to be successful tools for battling obesity and heart disease. A three-year study by researchers at Flinders University in South Australia found that exercising in groups, particularly co-workers, helped provide the motivation required to lose weight. The study, in collaboration with corporate fitness company Stepathlon, involved almost 70,000…

Ask the Anytime People; Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Expert answers to your health and wellness questions by Grant & Cathy Pritchard Question: How do you manage healthy eating while on vacation? Answer: There’s no doubt that eating healthy can be very tricky when you’re on vacation. Whether you’re short on time or you want to experience all of the different foods available, it…

The Sunshine Booster Smoothie

I saw this recipe on the well and good site and thought, “my readers must see this!”  The trifecta of inflammation-fighters in the Sunshine Booster Smoothie include pineapple, turmeric, and ginger. Come April, we’ve never craved sunshine so much. And we’ve just found it in a glass. This spicy-sweet smoothie recipe is layered with dynamic flavors, playing between…

Financial Incentives for slimming down

Losing weight isn’t easy.  The decision to change your eating and exercise habits is difficult to make.  An even harder choice, is finding the best way to go about it. HealthyWage is a company that can help you make that tough decision to implement a lifestyle change.  In 2012, HealthyWage contests assisted more than 1,300…