11 June 2019 How to Build Strong Friendships around Your Health Goals

Are your friends supportive of your healthy lifestyle? Or do they make it more difficult to stick with your goals? Find out how your friendships influence your weight and health.

20 November 2018 The Power of Gratitude

Do you take food for granted? Learn what a little gratitude can do for your health and how you can apply gratitude to food and nutrition. This could help you with weight management.

9 May 2018 TOPS - Support for dieters, but not a diet

TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly - is not a diet program; it's a support system for dieters. This type of additional support might work well for many MyNetDiary members.

21 June 2017 Supporting Each Other for a Healthy Lifestyle

We can learn and gain inspiration from each other to be healthy. Positive social support for a healthy lifestyle is essential, especially with a society that tends to pull us in less-than-healthy directions. So, what could creating a positive healthy lifestyle support network look like for you?

26 July 2016 Do you have to get divorced to lose weight?

A BBC series about overweight couples has an unusual strategy for weight loss: separate the couple for awhile so they can develop better food habits. Do couples have to separate to lose weight?

3 May 2016 Parenting an overweight child

Dealing with an overweight child can be a tricky business for parents. Should you monitor weight or calories or put your child on a strict diet? Some tips to help make the process easier and more successful.

14 May 2014 Food Shaming: What It Is and What to Do About It?

“Food Shaming” is rampant in our society, especially among women. Why do people do that?

4 April 2014 Raising Healthy Children

Raising healthy kids will have long term positive effects on their adult lives.

13 February 2014 Food-vertising - Is There Honesty in Marketing Foods?

Do you know just how much exposure your kids have to food ads? Do you know how "unhealthy" those ads are? Find out more here.

17 December 2013 How To Maintain A Healthy Focus When Life Throws You a Curveball

Life is full of curveballs, whether it is an unexpected family crisis, an acute illness, a personal tragedy or some other life event that you may find yourself in. Having strategies in place to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, even during unexpected, chaotic times, is important for preventing complete derailment of your health plan.

18 July 2013 Raising a Healthy Family

Want to raise a healthy family? Here are the three most important things we can do at home to help our kids being healthy.

2 May 2013 Refreshing the Family History of Eating

Our family’s past food choices do not have to become our own. Here is how we can learn from past food mistakes and embrace a healthier future.

19 February 2013 Losing Weight as a Couple - Dos and Don'ts

Losing weight as a couple has its ups and downs, but the rewards are the sweetest when you succeed together.

23 June 2011 Make it Fun for the Whole Family

Make it Fun for the Whole Family In honor of our recent winner, Peter Ollodart's, new project, Fitness Fans of America , we thought it appropriate to list some family-friendly activities that encourage everyone to enjoy, promote and stick with exercise, from an early age and into adulthood.

14 April 2011 Being a Good Role Model to Our Children

Being a Good Role Model to Our Children Sometimes we focus our weight loss journey inwards so much (“I’ve got to plan time to exercise. I’ve got to start eating right”) that we don’t always take time to reflect on its impact on those around us, especially our children.

28 October 2010 Degrees of Separation

Degrees of Separation Ever hear of the game called "Six Degrees of Separation"? It's built on the premise that nearly any two people in the world can be linked together through six people. Kevin Bacon popularized this concept in Hollywood by claiming any actor can be linked to him by connecting him/her...

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