Not Losing Weight Even Though You Are Trying?

Posted: June 30, 2016

Here’s Why… It’s the worst case scenario for anyone trying to lose weight. You go through all the effort of changing your eating habits, you try to get a little more activity and you cut out unhealthy snacks and all the other bad stuff. But the weigh scale doesn’t budge. It’s very frustrating and can derail even the most enthusiastic weight loss intentions. If anyone says “I don’t try to lose weight anymore because nothing works” they’ve likely experienced this read more…

Why Carbs Are not the Villain in Your Weight Loss Story

Posted: June 17, 2016

Are carbohydrates the new “fat”? It’s now almost hip to say something like “I don’t do carbs” when someone is offered a roll with dinner. Since when did it become so cool to almost completely reject one of the basic macronutrients that our bodies need to survive? To find out, let’s start at the beginning. Instead of reinventing the wheel, the U.S. National Library of Medicine has one of the shortest and best definitions of carbohydrates we can find “Carbohydrates are one of read more…

How Proper Nutrition Helps You Lose Weight

Posted: June 10, 2016

It usually happens in the spring. You get outside for the first time in months and you go for a nice long walk, or you plant the garden, or you throw the ball around with your children. Whatever the activity, the following day you are sore all over. Why? Because your muscles were asked to do a lot of activity that they weren’t ready for. When you stretch muscles beyond what they have been built up to do, you actually read more…

7 Unusual Tips to Help You Lose Weight

Posted: June 3, 2016

You might have heard of some of them before: chew your food longer; use smaller plates; put your knife and fork down between bites. They are the somewhat “unconventional” – meaning they don’t have anything to do with forcing yourself to eat less or exercise more – tactics and tips for helping you to manage your weight . And they work. Chewing your food longer helps to slow down fast eating. When you gobble down dinner too quickly, your body doesn’t have time to register that it’s full, so you read more…