Weight Loss

3 Blunders to Avoid on Your Weight Loss Journey

There are times on your weight loss journey when progress can come to a halt. Days or weeks can go by without you seeing movement on the scale, and it can get downright frustrating. After working with thousands of clients, I’ve noticed certain patterns that can cause this weight loss stoppage. Here are 3...

Losing Weight Is Just The First Part Of Your Fitness Journey. The Second Leg Starts Now

There’s no greater feeling than finally shedding all those excess pounds. For many people, however, losing the weight is the easy part—keeping it off is the real challenge.The key here is to avoid being too complacent with your achievements, or you’ll just regain all that weight you lost. Luckily, there are a few things...

Artificial sweeteners found to cause weight gain

A study published online on the Canadian Medical Association Journal website revealed that using artificial sweeteners may increase the odds of long-term obesity and related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The use of artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners — such as sucrose, stevia, and aspartame — picked up steam in the previous years....

The Most Underrated Time Of Year To Try To Lose Weight

Sometimes your weight-loss plan can sound a lot like this: “I’m just so busy, but when things start to wind down, I’ll get started.” Or, “the end of the year is only a few months away, so I’ll really get going on my weight loss in the New Year.”It's not much of a plan...

9 Things No One Tells You About Losing Weight (Until Now)

As someone who has struggled - and lost a lot of weight - there are things that you need to expect. Not just that your clothing fits better or your face is thinner, but unexpected things. These things can cause some to panic, and other to rejoice. However, there are things that you need...

Tackling Obesity with a Plant-Based Diet

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Reports show that one out of three adults in the U.S. is obese. As much of a problem as this is, there is hope for people wanting to lose weight and combat this issue. A recent study suggests that plant-based diets are an effective and safe way of treating obesity -- without restrictions on...

Does Low Testosterone Make You Less of a Man?

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Consider hormones as the supervisors of your cells. They give the cells orders, which respond to the signals the hormones deliver. Some hormones are reportedly more vital than others but they all in some way or another is essential to the proper functioning of the body for optimal health.When all the hormones in the...

How to Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones

Here's a mind-bender: Being overweight often has nothing to do with calories or exercise. For a huge number of us, the problem is misfiring hormones. Research is still catching up with this paradigm shift, which has yet to be comprehensively studied. But seeing how this revelation has helped my patients (and me) slim down and...

Here’s Where Your Body Fat Goes When You Lose Weight (You’ll Be Surprised!)

Many dietitians and personal trainers believe that when you burn fat during a workout, that fat is being used up as fuel for energy or heat.But where does the by-product or waste of this metabolic reaction go?As it turns out, when your body breaks up the molecules that make up your fat cells in your body, the existing atoms...

3 Weight Loss Success Strategies to Lose the Last 15 Pounds

Weight-loss success is much more likely if you follow some important behavioral strategies in addition to the choices you make for every meal. Based on my many years of experience working with hospital patients and the clients in my private practice, We've identified 3 Success Strategies that go a long way toward helping people...
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