Weight Loss And Your Brain

Weight Loss And Your Brain

There are many reasons to lose weight, but if you needed more motivation, new research points to an interesting relationship between your brain and your weight. Obese people have a 35 percent higher chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared to … Continue reading

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Is Eating Breakfast Really That Important?

Is Eating Breakfast Really That Important?

The age-old advice about breakfast being the most important meal of the day is being questioned in a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. More specifically, the researchers wanted to see how breakfast, or lack thereof, … Continue reading

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10 Important Back to School Nutrition Tips

10 Important Back to School Nutrition Tips

Summer is ending, at least from a school-vacation perspective. A new school-year is a perfect time to create new habits. Whether it’s added house chores, more time spent on homework, or improved nutrition, the start of a school year is … Continue reading

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6 Ways a Recent Diet Soft Drink Study Duped the Press

6 Ways a Recent Diet Soft Drink Study Duped the Press

If you want to lose weight, one of the most effective means to do so is to cut liquid calories out of your diet. This means switching from sugary colas and juices to water. When it comes to diet drinks, … Continue reading

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Could Counting Calories Be an Exercise in Futility?

Could Counting Calories Be an Exercise in Futility?

According to a new theory by prominent nutrition experts, we may be approaching weight loss the wrong way. What if instead of overeating leading to obesity, it’s obesity that leads to overeating? Let us explain. Weight gain involves the creation … Continue reading

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4 Reasons People Lose Weight When They Go Gluten Free

4 Reasons People Lose Weight When They Go Gluten Free

This is a guest post by Thalia Prum, Accredited Practicing Dietitian. Gluten free: A favorite claim in the food packaging world. Gluten free bread, gluten free cookies, gluten free pasta, gluten free water, gluten free gluten. The whole world’s gone … Continue reading

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The Diet Fix: Live the Healthiest Life that YOU can Enjoy

The Diet Fix: Live the Healthiest Life that YOU can Enjoy

Three months into 2014, and most people’s New Year’s Resolutions are but a distant memory. Diets that started with great fanfare on January 1st, have withered and died along the wayside. What is it about weight loss that makes 95% … Continue reading

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The Kosher Food Diet

The Kosher Food Diet

Beth Warren is a NYC based dietitian whose new book on weight loss has an interesting angle – Kosher food. Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized—the Kosher Way is the first … 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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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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