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Dieting– a word that begins with DIE! This can’t be good and in truth, it isn’t. Recently, I saw a headline about experts not recommending dieting. Well, for those of us who were on the front line working with patients […]

We all want to shed a few pounds, right? But it is not as easy as passing up that gooey brownie or saying “No” to the extra slice of pumpkin pie. Good intentions don’t always translate to results. Our brain […]

“I feel like I’m doing everything right when it comes to losing weight, but I am not losing.” Does this sound familiar? It is actually a common complaint among dieters. Even though a basic weight loss principal is eat less, […]

A friend of mine just bought a new house with a pool. She has always wanted a backyard pool and is so happy she now has one, but said to me, “This body doesn’t go out in public in a […]

I’ve been working with weight loss for years now and was excited to see what the TV show, The Biggest Loser, would do in terms of helping those with obesity. I stopped watching the show because I feared what would […]

Do you like your body? Are you constantly dieting and wishing you looked like someone else? Do you spend your days thinking about food, weight and your body? Do you count calories, weigh yourself multiple times a day, and feel […]

A few years ago, Mayor Bloomberg  created quite a stir in his efforts to regulate soda drinking in New York City. The idea was to regulate private citizens in terms of what they can or cannot eat in an effort to find a […]

Eat less, exercise more. That is the weight loss mantra, right? The role of exercise in weight loss is often misunderstood. The State of Texas knows this first hand. They spend 37 million dollars on grants to help children in […]

You want to lose weight and know what you need to eat. But does stress make it harder to actually make healthy food choices? Let’s say you are under stress at work. You have to pass a series of exams to get […]

Having an overweight child doesn’t mean he or she will stay that way. That being said, we don’t want our kids to go on diets. We want them to stop gaining weight and grow into the weight they already have. […]