Surviving the Holiday Season

Doesn't it seem like just yesterday we were enjoying summer peaches and spending our afternoons picnicking in the park? Then, all of the sudden, the days got shorter and we had to start pulling our sweaters out from the back of the closet and start moving our skirts out of the weekly rotation. And now, […] Read more »

Tales from the Scale

We are happy to announce the launch of the Living Lowfat Member Pages! We've created this section of our site for you to make your own personal webpage to share your journey and view the journeys of other members. We hope you'll sign up and create your own page‚- whether you're just starting out or […] Read more »

Let’s Welcome Harvest Season

The feeling of fall is most certainly in the air. Suddenly, all we can think about is apple picking, Halloween, and all things pumpkin-flavored. It seems as though as soon as the temperature dips below 70, we're hard-wired to want the comfort foods of fall. As far as healthy eating is concerned, you're in luck […] Read more »

Dining Out the Healthy Way

We've all been there‚- your diet is going great, you've been hitting the gym, cooking healthy meals, and planning out your breakfasts and lunches like a pro. Then, wham!, you realize you have to meet the girls for dinner, take your kids for pizza, and go out to eat with your boss all in one […] Read more »

Don’t Let Travel Wreck Your Diet

Traveling is a great way to gain life experience, have fun, and relax. But what about keeping in shape and eating healthfully? Just because you're out of your comfort zone doesn't mean all of your healthy habits should go out the window! One of the most important aspects of not backsliding while you're traveling is […] Read more »

Top Ten Diet Tips

10. Drink lots of water. While there isn't much conclusive evidence that suggests that water makes you lose weight, water does flush out your system. Additionally, drinking water can also give you the opportunity to figure out of you're actually hungry or just bored when reaching for a snack. 9. Set small goals and reward […] Read more »

Healthy Eating on a Budget

It's a fact‚- people living in lower income areas are more likely to be obese than their high income counterparts. We all know how hard it can be to make ends meet these days. But today, we are debunking the myth that healthy eating has to be expensive. Below, we've outlined some smart ways to […] Read more »

Smart Snacking

When we began our weight loss journey, one of our biggest worries was about snacking. We've always been snack-a-holics and the thought of giving up our snacks was too much to bear! Luckily, as we began dropping pounds and discovering how a healthy diet fit into our lives, we realized that snacks play an important […] Read more »

Thanksgiving Leftovers Ideas

The relatives are packing up and Thanksgiving dinner has come and gone, but you're left with mounds and mounds of leftover turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. It would be a crime to let all of that hard work go to waste, so lucky for you we've compiled a list of things to do with your […] Read more »

Cooking for 1 or 2

We know exactly how you feel - after coming home from a long day at work, school, or wherever, the last thing you feel like doing is going to the trouble of cooking something when you're the only one that's going to eat it! It can be hard to get up the motivation to cook […] Read more »