Tag Archives: Weight

Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

It could be anything from underlying health issues to outdated “dieting” habits. You eat when you’re not hungry NatalyaBond/Shutterstock A lot of us are slaves to the clock. It’s best to make sure you eat regularly to keep from getting so ravenous that you lose control and can’t stop eating. But if you’re in the habit of eating when the ...

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4 Healthy Eating Resolutions That Aren’t Focused on Weight Loss

  In January many of my clients are focused on shedding holiday pounds. But others see the New Year as a chance to establish healthy (and sustainable) eating habits for reasons other than weight loss. These folks are driven by goals like more energy, stronger immunity, improved strength and endurance, and better digestive health, sleep, or mood. Some are even driven by the beauty benefits of a clean ...

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A Determined Dieter, a Calendar, and a 12-Pound Weight Loss

By Julie Upton, RD At swimming practice last weekend, my friend Deborah showed me five years’ worth of calendars that she uses to track her health and fitness goals. Cute stickers were awarded to any day she made it to swimming practice, ate well, didn’t drink alcohol, and focused on the positive things she wanted to manifest in her life. ...

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Do You Really Need to Do Cardio to Lose Weight?

When you think of exercise geared specifically toward weight loss, you likely imagine spending long hours on the treadmill or elliptical. And while it’s true that doing steady state cardio probably will help with weight loss, experts say it’s totally unnecessary if your main goal is fat loss. In fact, you can lose weight just by lifting weights. (Yes, really. ...

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Holiday Weight Gain Is Real–but Don’t Stress Too Much

Eggnog, pecan pie, Campari cocktails, Christmas sangria, sugar cookies, peppermint bark–no matter which festive foods or drinks you can’t live without, almost everyone overindulges at some point during the holiday season. However, the notion that many people gain 5 to 10 pounds and a pant size during the last six weeks of the year is more hype than fact. While ...

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Weight Loss May Reverse Artery Clogging, Study Suggests

(Getty Images) By Anne Harding Monday, March 1, 2010 (Health.com) — Eating the wrong food and gaining too much weight can clog arteries with fatty deposits, potentially leading to life-threatening heart attacks and strokes. A new study suggests this process works both ways: Eating healthy and losing weight may actually reverse—rather than simply slow down—the accumulation of these fatty deposits, ...

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Why You’re Not Losing Weight on the Keto Diet

So after hearing everyone from Hollywood celebs to the trainer at your gym to your sister rave about the weight they lost by going on the keto diet, you’ve finally decided to give the keto lifestyle a try. You’re not alone. Short for the ketogenic diet, this super popular eating plan has a simple premise: by consuming mostly fat plus a moderate amount of protein and ...

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