Weight Loss Prediction Calculator

For years we’ve used the “rule” that to lose one pound a week you would have to deficit 500 calories a day, or 3500 calories in a week. A panel of experts in weight management, energy metabolism, physical activity, and behavior have determined that this rule has generated unrealistic expectations about weight loss and should be discarded. Researchers have […]

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Coping with Cravings

Part of eating mindfully is becoming aware of what triggers your hunger. Hunger is your body’s signal that it needs nutrition to keep going. Of course, sometimes we eat for reasons that have nothing to do with our physiological needs.   If you are physically hungry, it’s important to eat a healthy, well balanced meal. […]

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The Puzzle of Plateaus

It’s February and like many people in January you may have started a new plan to get to a healthier weight. At some point you may find you’ve hit a plateau and just can’t seem to lose any more weight. Here are some ideas to consider as you probe what might be contributing to the […]

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Avoid Diet Detours During Travel

Healthy habits can be hard to stick with, particularly when you’re out of town. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, leaving the conveniences of home can derail a healthy lifestyle for many. But travel doesn’t have to delay your weight loss journey. Here are some tips to keep you sailing smoothly towards your healthy destination, […]

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Perfect party plans

It can be challenging to maintain a healthy weight when you’re running from one holiday party to the next. Here are a few tips to help keep the celebrations more about the people and less about the food. Be choosey—you don’t have to say yes to every invitation. Have a healthy snack before the event. […]

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