Is It Time for the Biggest Loser to Disappear?

Is It Time for the Biggest Loser to Disappear?

The web is buzzing with conversation following the final episode of “The Biggest Loser”. The season ended with a jaw-dropping win by Rachel Fredrickson, who shed 60% of her body weight. The young contestant is a former competitive swimmer and … Continue reading

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An Easy Change to Improve Your Health

An Easy Change to Improve Your Health

If you grew up in the seventies, going out to McDonald’s or IHOP was a once in a while treat reserved for a birthday, or little league championship win. But these days, children and adults are spending more time and … Continue reading

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Overweight and Drinking Diet Cola? You May Gain Even More!

Overweight and Drinking Diet Cola? You May Gain Even More!

Diet soft drinks have been around for decades. You would expect them to help people lose weight. But the world’s obesity epidemic is just getting worse.  There are many factors that lead to weight gain, but could the consumption of … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Whys and Hows of Keeping a Food Diary

The Top 10 Whys and Hows of Keeping a Food Diary

This is a guest blog post by Yoni Freedhoff, MD Of all of the behaviors a person might adopt to help them with weight management, perhaps none is more powerful than keeping a food diary. Unfortunately, to date, food diaries … Continue reading

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The Shocking Math Behind Science Teacher’s McDonald’s Diet

The Shocking Math Behind Science Teacher’s McDonald’s Diet

Iowa science teacher John Cisna became a weight loss celebrity this week, after his “before and after” photos went viral online. It’s not that the pictures are anything special, the story behind them is. You see, Mr. Cisna lost 37 … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Eat Slowly (for Weight Loss)

Five Ways to Eat Slowly (for Weight Loss)

You may have noticed that our New Year posts are focused mostly on weight loss. This is not a coincidence. A new year is a huge motivator for many people to take charge of their health and habits. We’re here … Continue reading

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The Little Book of Thin – Dieting in the Real World

The Little Book of Thin – Dieting in the Real World

Every day is a good day to improve one’s health. For many of us, that means losing weight. The average dieter makes 4 attempts to lose weight each year, but usually fails. Weight loss is so hard! Some people find … Continue reading

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5 Simple Weight Loss Hacks You Can Start Today!

5 Simple Weight Loss Hacks You Can Start Today!

Happy New Year! If you are like many other people, you’ve made some New Year’s resolutions that include healthy eating, exercise, and weight loss. The motivation to succeed is high today, but for most people it evaporates almost as fast … Continue reading

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The ONE Change You Need to Make to Your New Year’s Resolution in Order to Actually Succeed

The ONE Change You Need to Make to Your New Year’s Resolution in Order to Actually Succeed

As December winds down, many people set their “resolutions” for the new year. A large number of these goals are health related. The two most popular resolutions are “lose weight” and “exercise more”. “Eat healthy” is another one we hear … Continue reading

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Eating Healthier IS NOT More Expensive (In the long term)

Eating Healthier IS NOT More Expensive (In the long term)

Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health recently conducted a literature review and proclaimed that swapping out junk food for healthy eats would increase the price of food by $1.50 per day per person. That’s $6 every day for … Continue reading

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