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Sweetheart Slimdown: 3 Reasons It’s a ‘Sweet Idea’ to Diet as a Duo

HealthyWage.com’s ‘It Takes 2’ Jackpot Challenge to pay duos $5,000 cash for losing a combined 6% of unwanted weight It’s been well-proven that “social dieting” makes weight loss more fun and successful—especially with programs that include elements like the spirit of competition, teamwork, encouragement and, of course, gentle peer pressure. You don’t want to mess things up for your other ... Read More »

5 Ways to Achieve & Sustain Your New Year’s Diet Resolution…Starting Now

Courtesy HealthyWage.com

As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the New Year, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a successful—and even profitable—weight-loss endeavor and a wellness resolution that falls far short. In seeking professional advice I connected with diet and fitness industry insider Jimmy Fleming, co-founder of HealthyWage—the industry-leading purveyor of ... Read More »

Gamified Dieting for a Healthier & Wealthier New Year

Courtesy of HealthyWage.com

Even during the gluttonous holidays and into the New Year “diet resolution” season, weight loss doesn’t have to be a difficult or costly endeavor. It can actually be quite profitable. One organization founded on much obesity and incentivization research, HealthyWage.com, has found a way to help dieters overcome their short-term financial woes and spur weight loss from the start by ... Read More »

Gamifying Good Health: Cash-Curated Wellness

Courtesy of HealthyWage

Recently released study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative dialogue given the prevalence of overweight and obesity has more than doubled in the past three decades, leading to rising rates of non-communicable diseases. Notably, other synergistic academic ... Read More »

How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Courtesy HealthyWage.com

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolutions, apparently the odds are not in your favor of achieving it. Reports indicate that upwards 25 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions will already have failed at keeping them a mere seven days into January. Those who do manage to outlast the week and stick it out the entire year is ... Read More »

New Year, New You: 9 Ways to Start 2017 Right

Courtesy GetMavericks.com

A fresh New Year is upon us and it’s time to recalibrate our self-care strategies to amp up our health, fitness and overall wellness in the months ahead. This is always a great time to turn to the marketplace for innovations that can ease and expedite our endeavors in kind. Here are a few mention-worthy finds that can help improve ... Read More »

9 Ways to Achieve Diet & Weight-Loss Success

Courtesy JBIT MedPro

As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the holiday gluttony season and those inevitable New Year’s resolutions just beyond, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a successful—and even profitable—weight-loss endeavor and a wellness endeavor that falls far short. In seeking expert advice I connected with diet and fitness industry ... Read More »

11 Key Considerations for Prize-Driven Diet Programs

Courtesy of HealthyWage.com

What you MUST ponder before partaking in a ‘dieting for dollars’ program Let’s face it, sometimes our love for food and beverages gets the best of us, widening our waistlines beyond that which is comfortable–or healthy. Since research has proven financial incentives and penalties (“carrots and sticks”) to be highly effective in motivating weight loss, many health-seekers are turning to ... Read More »

Health-Boosting Food & Beverage Finds

credit Urban Remedy

While many resolve, or re-resolve, to follow good nutrition practices when the New Year rolls around, it’s important to sustain those healthy eating habits all year through.  Luckily, modern food and beverage manufacturers are developing innovative products in convenient form factors that make sticking to a healthy diet regime easier—and tastier—than ever before.  Here are a few wholesome, delicious and ... Read More »