How to Peel Away the Barriers Between You and Weight Loss Success

Posted: July 21, 2017

It turns out we’ve all been approaching weight loss from the wrong direction. Whether managing weight has always been a problem for you, or you’ve added some inches as you ‘mature’, you have a certain vision of the weight you want to be. And, until you get to that ideal place, you’ll feel like you’ve failed. It’s that ‘all-or-nothing’ nature of that approach to weight loss that dooms it to failure for the vast majority of people who try it. read more…

5 Ways that Sleep Boosts Weight Loss

Posted: July 14, 2017

We’ve told you before about the benefits of sleep to help you lose weight and even about the University of Chicago study whose well-rested participants actually lost twice as much fat as their sleep-deprived counterparts. It’s definitely not news that getting a good sleep every night offers a number of health benefits. Not only can you look better from a ‘beauty sleep’, but you’ll perform better and be in a better mood too. But, as the University of Chicago study showed, researchers are still learning about the connections between read more…

The Real Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Posted: July 14, 2017

Weight loss is a piece of cake. While that statement is sort of ironic, it really isn’t true. For anyone who’s tried it, losing weight is full of pitfalls, temptations, fears and failures. Oh, and one more: frustration; particularly the frustration of making major changes to your diet and lifestyle to shed the pounds only to have little or nothing happen. We’ve told you before about some of the reasons that you’re not losing weight even though you’re trying . Not only did a recent article in read more…

4 Ways to Change Bad Eating Habits

Posted: July 12, 2017

Every day it’s the same. 10:15 am is time for a coffee. You’ve looked forward to it since you woke up and you counted the minutes as the time got closer. It’s your habit to have a cup at around 10:15. How do you know it’s a habit? Aside from the fact that you do it every day, the real sign of a habit is when you try to imagine going without your morning coffee, or even just pushing the read more…

Will the Myths About Protein Ever Stop?

Posted: July 8, 2017

OK, this thing might be getting out of hand. Just how ‘trendy’ can a macronutrient get? The prepared foods section of our local grocery market prepares a fresh stir fry made from ingredients of your choice. After you choose from the usual suspects of stir fry fixin’s, you have the option to pick a ‘protein’, which is either chicken, beef, shrimp or tofu. Protein is Just One of Three Macronutrients You Need As anyone who’s trying to manage their weight read more…