By Valerie Tejeda | 10/14/2012 - 11:00
Sad truth: most of us tend to put on a few pounds once we start a new relationship. It’s easy to understand why we gain those “love pounds”: Once you’re comfortable around someone, diet just doesn’t seem to matter as much. (Dessert, anyone?) Also, you typically adopt your partner’s eating habits, so if your man likes a bowl of ice cream after dinner, you’re likely to have one as well. California-based fitness coach Christina Barone shares with us five ways to avoid gaining weight in a new relationship.
By Dorkys Ramos | 05/27/2009 - 18:00
Although I’ve always wanted to be fuller, I never really knew how to gain weight the right way. The thought of stuffing my face with a mountain of food as often as possible killed my appetite so I usually went about it the seemingly easier (read: unhealthy) way by choosing burgers and fries or any other greasy option on the menu when I ate out. Well for this challenge I wanted to pack on the pounds while keeping my risk for heart failure at a minimum. So I turned to nutritionist Christina Persaud for a list of healthy foods containing good-for-me fats.
By Dorkys Ramos | 05/20/2009 - 15:45
I just got back from a wonderful trip to the Dominican Republic, and frankly I wish I was still there—soaking up that Caribbean sunshine, diving into the buffet food and chilling by the pool while checking out the eye candy.