Tagged as Weight Loss

You're likely familiar with the consequences of a terrible night's sleep. You're cranky, feeling awful, and coasting on mammoth cups of coffee along with some high-sugar impact dessert masquerading as breakfast. "It's going to be one of those days," you reluctantly say late morning, assuaging your frustration with your coworker's homemade brownies. That miserable, out-of-whack feeling isn't just in...
October 11, 2021
You've probably been there. You're doing everything correctly, yet you can't ditch that refuse-to-vacate excess weight, and it's driving you crazy. I coined the term "weight loss resistance" for folks who do everything correctly yet can't consistently lose a couple of pounds a week. Numerous obstacles underlie weight loss resistance, from sleep deprivation to chronic stress to hormonal imbalances. I'll...
September 22, 2021
Do you want to help your body burn calories more efficiently all day long? Yes, you can boost your routine and be even more productive starting today. Here are 5 habits that can improve your morning - and - your body, and help you burn at least an extra 310 calories every day! - 1. Eat Breakfast - Although you may have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you might not realize...
September 14, 2021
When I worked one-on-one with clients, I had one rule: Write everything down or you’re fired. Harsh though it sounds, tracking everything from food intake to body measurements ensured fat loss success, created accountability, and eliminated potential weight loss resistance barriers. Researchers validate my rule. One study-, from Kaiser Permanente's The Center for Health Research (CHR), involving nearly...
September 12, 2021
Without question, one of the biggest battles everyone is fighting today is the "Battle of the Bulge" - no, not the German offensive against the Allies in December of 1944 but, rather, the fight to keep excessive fat from our bodies.  This battle isn't just about "looking good" but, more importantly, about staying healthy. Being overweight is, after all, a precursor or marker for the most lethal diseases...
August 26, 2021
Fiber is not sexy. It will not become the hot conversation at your next dinner party. Almost guaranteed: Bring up fiber’s many benefits at your next coffee date and your friend will quickly change the subject. But for fast, lasting fat loss and lots more, dietary fiber reigns supreme. Too bad we’re not getting nearly enough. One study titled "-Trends in dietary fiber intake in the United States, 1999-2008-,"...
August 19, 2021
We live in a society of food excess, where people have been trained to overeat since childhood. In our society, most people overeat routinely. This is fairly obvious since more than two-thirds of adults in this country are overweight or obese...many people cannot even tell when they are truly hungry. Overeating is so deeply ingrained that many people cannot even tell when they are truly hungry. For...
August 14, 2021
Overeating is a problem for millions of people. It's become so common in fact that few are even able to recognize it anymore. And if you do recognize it in yourself, i-t can feel like an impossible habit to break. It can be done, though, and done in a way that’s healthy and sustainable. We have some tips on how to get a handle on this unhealthy habit. Drink Plenty of Water Throughout the Day - Drinking...
July 12, 2021
Despite staying active and eating right, some of us find it challenging to maintain a healthy weight. But what if we could actually lose a few pounds while in a peaceful slumber? Too good to be true? Maybe not. Check out these ways we can burn some calories while we sleep. Sleep in a Cool Environment - Sweat it out at night? Some people may think a good sweat can help flush out toxins and contribute...
July 6, 2021
From shakes to frozen entrees, weight loss food is a multi-billion dollar business. While some may help with dropping a few pounds, they really aren’t a sustainable option as they leash the person to needing that particular food all the time. In other words, it's not a lifestyle solution. Luckily, some readily available foods -can- assist with weight loss. Here are 6 of the best. 1. Leafy Greens -...
June 18, 2021