Recent Posts in Weight Loss Category

  • 5 Weight Loss Milestones that Don’t Involve the Number on the Scale

    Let’s face it, losing weight takes hard work, but many who start the journey obsess over the number on the scale as the only way to measure progress. Not so! There are so many milestones you’ll reach on your way to hitting your target weight, and you owe it to yourself to celebrate. Once you start noticing these milestones, you’ll be even more motivated to keep practicing your healthy habits as ...
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  • Shop the Perimeter: Navigating the Grocery Store the Healthy Way

    What does “shop the perimeter” mean? You may have heard this phrase before, and what it basically boils down to is this: The foods most conducive to helping kickstart weight loss can be found on the perimeter of the grocery store. Supermarket Psychology The psychology of grocery shopping is something you probably haven’t ever thought about, but all grocery stores basically have the same layout. ...
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  • 7 Weight Loss Tips for Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, affects 7% of women of childbearing age. This condition causes hormonal imbalances, irregular periods, and the development of many small cysts in at least one ovary. Because women with PCOS have higher levels of male hormones, they are less sensitive to insulin, causing them to become overweight or obese. Carrying excess weight has well-known health risks, ...
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  • Why You Should Stay Away From Fad Diets

    Many individuals are unable to effectively lose weight and keep it off and, therefore, it should be no surprise that so many fad diets exist, promising dieters a better, leaner body. Unfortunately, many of these diets are all hype and no substance. They might make you drop a few pounds quickly at first, but are ultimately unsustainable. Instead of opting for a flash in the pan fad diet, you should ...
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  • Tips to Stay Active without the Gym

    Many of us want to get in shape and stay active, but not all of us enjoy going to the gym or want to pay for membership. The fact is that you do not have to go to the gym to get in shape, nor do you have to hire a personal trainer. However, you do need to be committed to following a routine and you should be able to regularly carve time out of your day to give your body the level of activity it ...
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  • Tips to Stay Healthy on Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend and, if you plan on gathering around the television with friends to tune in, you probably also plan on enjoying some food as you root for your team. Unfortunately, this event is not exactly associated with the healthiest foods and, if you are trying to stay on track with your diet, you might be a little concerned about this day derailing your commitment to getting ...
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  • Food Myths You Should Stop Believing

    When it comes to dieting, things can get a little confusing. With so much information out there, it can be a little difficult to discern the difference between facts and myths, which might make you feel a little discouraged as you pursue a leaner, healthier body. To help combat the misinformation that is out there, we have compiled a list of common food myths and some facts to set the record ...
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  • Simple Ways To Cut Out Junk Food Completely

    Junk food is addictive. More often than not, it is also the easier option when your mid-day cravings start to hit and you cannot wait to prepare a healthier alternative. Unfortunately, food manufacturers make a point of creating foods that ignite a cycle of addiction in their consumers, which is also known as the “bliss point.” Giving in to your cravings might seem inevitable, but the truth is ...
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  • Common Misconceptions About Exercise

    On our quest for better health and a leaner, fitter body, many of us will try just about anything and often fall prey to common misconceptions, especially when it comes to our exercise regimen. With so much information available these days, it be hard to discern the difference between truth and myth and, unfortunately, many of us often give up out of frustration and disappointment. To help set the ...
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  • How Protein Intake Can Help You Lose Weight

    Protein is an essential macronutrient that every individual must incorporate in their diet. However, adjusting your intake to include more lean proteins can be helpful when it comes to achieving your weight loss goals. That said, simply eating more protein will not result in weight loss, so it is important to understand what it can do for your body and how you can use it to shed some extra pounds. ...
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  • Does Alcohol Consumption Cause Weight Gain?

    If you are trying to lose weight, chances are you have reevaluated your diet a bit, reducing your intake of carbohydrates, eating lean proteins, and paying more attention to the portions you eat. However, another facet of your diet you should examine includes your alcohol intake. Whether or not you exercise or eat right can easily get derailed if you continue to drink too many alcoholic beverages, ...
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  • Make Your Exercise Routine Fun

    Having a consistent exercise routine is a key element in weight loss and staying healthy, but many of us often have a difficult time finding what works for us and sticking to it. Having to work out can often seem like a chore and something that we tend to force ourselves to do. How can you make your exercise routine more fun, so you can look forward to it and stay committed? Below are some tips to ...
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  • Helpful Tips for a Healthier Summer

    Summer is here, but that does not mean it is too late to look and feel great. This sunny season is also packed with fun holidays that might make it seem impossible to stay healthy, given all the barbequing and drinking that seems to go hand-in-hand with pool parties. This summer, make sure you stay on track as you work toward your health goals, so you can not only feel confident in a bikini now, ...
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  • Snacking Wisely at Work

    Controlling your diet can be difficult at work. You might find yourself halfway through the workday, feeling tired and willing to snack on almost anything to stay awake and energized so you can make it to the end. How can you snack wisely on the job without breaking your diet? We have compiled a list of healthy and tasty snacks that can fuel you throughout the day that will not leave you feeling ...
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  • Turning Off the Stress Hormone with Your Diet

    Everyone knows stress can do some crazy things to your health and overall well-being, but did you know high stress can also cause your body to store more fat, particularly belly fat? According to researchers at Yale, the stress hormone known as cortisol is the culprit responsible it. While you cannot magically make your stress disappear, you can eat certain foods to counteract the effects of the ...
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  • What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

    Everyone knows that consuming too much sugar is bad for their health and will absolutely derail their weight loss goals. However, it is estimated that the average American consumes about 32 teaspoons of sugar on a daily basis, according to Euromonitor’s study from 2015. What exactly happens to your body when you eat too much sugar? The Effects of Too Much Sugar The body is able to safely ...
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  • Fat Burning Foods That Can Assist Your Weight Loss Goals

    While there is no single food that will be able to target your belly fat or make you shed pounds fast, there are some foods that, when paired with a good fitness regimen and healthy diet, could give your fitness goals the little nudge they need and help you burn fat and keep the weight off. Below is a list of foods that could help rev up your metabolism, keep you feeling fuller longer, and turn ...
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  • “Healthy” Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

    How we approach health and lifestyle habits is constantly evolving and, oftentimes, what we might have believed was good for us, turns out to be far from it. There was once a time when sugar was not as looked down upon as it is today, but as research methods change, so do the opinions of nutritionists. Make sure you are not derailing your weight loss goals with diet-derailing habits you were told ...
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  • A Nutrient-Dense Approach to Managing Weight

    Having a steady exercise routine is important for your overall health and it can certainly offset some of what you eat, but ultimately, proper nutrition is the real answer to effectively fighting fat. The problem with a lot of fad diets is that they emphasize simply eating less and limiting the number of calories consumed rather than on losing weight the right way, through nutrient-dense meals. ...
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  • The Myth of Negative Calorie Foods

    You might have heard about foods with negative calories, but what might sound like the answer to your weight loss problems is actually just an incredible myth meant to encourage fad dieting. The fact is that although foods like celery, lettuce, and broccoli are super low in calories, no food can subtract calories from your body. Where did this food myth come from? Well, when you consume food, your ...
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  • Are Smoothies Bad for Weight Loss?

    Smoothies have a pretty major reputation as a healthy food. After all, they are often mostly made of fruit, leafy greens, and sometimes protein. However, smoothies are actually not as good for you as you might have been led to believe. Why? The sugar content is frequently as high as your average soft drink. For example, Coca-Cola contains 39 grams of sugar, whereas an average smoothie can have ...
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  • Healthy Carbs That Won’t Derail Your Diet

    When it comes to embracing a healthier lifestyle, many of us are often overwhelmed with food myths, particularly carbohydrates and how important it is to avoid them. However, the fact is that not all carbs are created equal and there are some you should absolutely keep or incorporate into your diet to ensure you are consuming all of the nutrients necessary for maintaining a healthy body. To ...
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  • Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Eating Healthy Fats

    It seems to make perfect sense that eating fat is a bad idea. After all, fat contains 9 calories per gram, compared to carbohydrates or protein, which both contain only 4 calories per gram. However, there is more to weight gain and weight loss than simple calorie counting. Fat is a crucial part of one’s diet and a structurally integral part of every single cell membrane in the human body. The fact ...
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  • The Role of Sleep in Keeping Weight Off

    It happens all the time – you are doing everything right, you have a fitness routine that involves cardio and weights at least three times a week, your diet is focused on lean proteins and vegetables, and you know which foods to avoid, but still cannot achieve the body you desire. No matter how hard you work, it feels like your body will never change and, when you look at friends who have ...
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  • The Biggest Obstacles on Your Weight Loss Journey

    If you are beginning to embark on a weight loss journey, you might feel intimidated at the mere prospect of having to endure what you might have once believed to be unachievable. This is particularly true for individuals who have experienced long-term struggles with their weight and have never achieved success in losing it or keeping it off. However, it is sometimes this state of mind and ...
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