The Top 5 Weight Loss Myths

Posted: July 22, 2016

Myths come and myths go. The ancient myths, like those of the Greeks and the Norse, no longer have the faithful following they once commanded. Modern myths are somewhat simpler than the classics, ranging from the dangerous, like food picked up after less than 5 seconds on the floor is safe to eat (myth), to the trivial, like Humphrey Bogart, playing the character Rick in the classic film ‘Casablanca’, tells his piano player to ‘play it again, Sam’ (myth). But read more…

How Tackling Toxins Really Helps You Lose Weight

Posted: July 15, 2016

Let’s just deal with the elephant in the room straight away. This post isn’t about a detox diet. While the idea behind detoxing, which is that you can enjoy health benefits by ridding the body of the toxins that accumulate from a poor diet and lifestyle, is sound, many of the applications and regimens of the different methods of detoxing involve a number of questionable practices, and a few dangerous ones. What Toxins Are We Talking About There are a read more…

Are We Still Learning How to Lose Weight?

Posted: July 15, 2016

If you’ve battled extra weight all your life, it might feel like a waste of time and energy. You’ve been through the trendy diets, the workout programs, cleanses, skipped breakfasts, high-carb, lo-carb and no carb; and so much more. But you’re still overweight.  It can make you wonder whether or not even the experts really know how to lose weight. One example is the study that found some contestants on TV’s “The Biggest Loser” have gained back most or all the weight they lost on the program. It’s just one read more…

How to Maintain Motivation Through the Ups & Downs of Weight Loss

Posted: July 8, 2016

Where there is a will there’s a way. It’s an old saying that’s as true as any. If you really want something, if you’re motivated enough to do what it takes to get it, you can generally reach your goals. But what the saying doesn’t tell you is how much “will” it takes to accomplish something, or what to do when your “will” seems to take a vacation. The weight loss journey is a great example of what we mean. read more…