Weight Loss

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

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?

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...

5 Zero-Effort Ways to Lose Weight

1. Think yourself slim. To curb an afternoon snack attack, try thinking back to what you had for lunch. Study participants asked to recall their last meal before doing a taste test ate about one-third fewer cookies than those who were asked about their morning commute, finds a study in Physiology & Behavior. “Remembering what you ate...

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...

Allergy-Friendly Snacks Under 300 Calories

Sure, it can be easy to sabotage your diet when you're hungry. But, you're not doing your body any favors by overindulging in unhealthy food. For a quick and healthy pick-me-up, reach for the following snacks instead. All under 300 calories and totally allergy-friendly, munch on these snacks without the guilt, but more importantly, without the tummy troubles. Opt for...

5 ‘Healthy’ Food Impostors That Sabotage Fat Loss

You made a plan, chose a diet, and set out on a fat loss goal. Little do you know that your "healthy" choices are actually the reason why you can't seem to lose the fat."I remember one particularly frazzled night when I ate the whole box," a friend recently admitted as we discussed the...

5 Ways to Ramp Up Summer Fat Loss Now

Once upon a time, "slow and steady" became the fat-loss mantra. It made sense: Losing weight steadily and sensibly means you're more likely to sustain those healthy habits.Except that mentality never worked for most people, who became discouraged and slipped back into bad habits when their herculean effort didn't yield impressive results.When they lost fat quickly, however,...
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