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Tips on Weight Loss

Want To Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Here is the scenario for you. When you start off on a hormonal approach to fat loss, you realize that eating becomes a matter of eating more of the right things rather than less of anything. And because everyone is different, the right things can vary from person to person.

4 Myths That May Be Affecting Your Waistline

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Every day, we are tempted to try another weight loss product or fad diet. In fact, daily, we engage in thoughts that may not be conducive to our weight-loss goals.

Are Eating Habits Contagious?

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with the healthiest intentions -- a salad followed by grilled fish and steamed vegetables -- only to find yourself halfway through a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings?

Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories (Part 2)

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

If you take a hormones-first approach to weight loss, you can keep hunger at bay, diminish cravings and stabilize energy. Doing things this way causes the body to eat less, naturally, which allows us to make new changes to our lifestyle without relying solely on willpower.

Easy Tricks to Outsmart Your Appetite

EatingWell | Posted 09.27.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

You know that one of the keys to losing weight is eating fewer calories. But it can be hard to know how to cut back without feeling deprived or hungry.

Should You Count Hormones Instead Of Calories?

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of "eat less and exercise more" can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat.

The Power Of The Written Word: Keeping A Food Diary

Caroline Gick | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline Gick

I am a Facebook junkie and a big fan of the motivational quotes that tend to find their way to many of my friend's walls. One in particular caught my eye the other day: "Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down."

Day 7: Eat Lower on the Glycemic Index

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The process of "leaning in" is about gradually refining your habits little by little so that you get used to better ways of eating in a relaxed manner, with no pressure and no drastic changes that might tempt you to give up and go back to old ways

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 6: Blend Up a Power Smoothie

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today, I'm going to go easy on you. I'm going to introduce you to my delish Power Smoothie.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 5: Put A Little Flax On It

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

All I want you to do is add in two tablespoons of ground flaxseed somewhere in your day. Add them to any foods you like (as long as they end up in your mouth). Flax has a sweet, nutty flavor, so it goes down easily!

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 4: Trade Your Milk and Butter for Plant-Based Versions

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today we're going to switch up milk and butter for their nondairy counterparts. And I'm going to point you to the yummiest ones.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 3: Supernutritious Superfoods

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today we're going to look at superfoods, which are not only super-nutritious but also super for helping you get in shape, lose weight, and feel vigorous.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 2: Make Your Lunch Without Animal Products

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The established diet of choice for the past few decades has been one full of animal protein and low on carbs, and if you look around, the population hasn't been getting any slimmer.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 1: Have A Hearty Breakfast

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, that's love. So give your bod some TLC and sit down and enjoy a good, substantial breakfast.

Challenge: 7 Days To Change The Way You Eat

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Whether you've been working against 10 pounds or 200, losing weight and keeping it off can be one of the toughest challenges. What I'm here to tell you is that weight loss doesn't have to be hard!