Tag Archives: healthy eating

3 big fat lies about losing weight

Here are 3 big, fat lies about losing weight that are responsible for unsuccessful weight loss. Lie #1: Carbs make you fat so the best way to lose weight is to cut carbs. Even famous cable TV doctor, Dr. Nowzardan, who treats the people on TLC’s My 600 Pound Life, believes carbs make people fat. […]

I hate counting Weight Watchers SmartPoints

Weight Watchers introduced a new program, Beyond the Scale, featuring a food plan, SmartPoints, a year ago. The scientific and medical communities love it. It’s even been approved by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a way to manage pre diabetes. It steers users towards food choices that are better for them and evidence-proven […]

How to stop cheating and start eating to weigh less

Cheating seems to be a pesky problem for people who want to get thinner. Some people say they start cheating as soon as they begin a weight loss plan. Others say it takes a few weeks. One thing for sure, cheating is not a productive method of reaching your weight goal and nobody wants to cheat. Cheating […]

How can “eating healthy” get in the way of healthy weight loss?

What do you want to do? Lose weight or use food as medicine to obtain optimal health? What’s the difference? Too much emphasis on healthy eating as a weight loss method can derail successful weight loss progress. It can make a tough job much harder. Most people who need to lose weight have complicated relationships […]

Stop! Before you eat that ask yourself, did Ariana Grande lick it?

Ariana Grande, You can kiss my…. *ss…errr… doughnuts Her denouncement of America and Americans riled up fans, would-be fans, and people who never heard her music or of her until this incident. In an effort to control the potential damage to her career she issued a statement to apologize. It was her apology that bothered […]

What Should You Be Eating? New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

What to eat is a big question. People have different needs that their diets must fulfill. Most of us want to eat in a way that supports optimal health. Now, new dietary guidelines are proposed that go beyond human health to include eating to support the health of the planet. The newest dietary guidelines have […]

Disordered eating or eating disorders

It’s National Eating Disorder Week. I am a veteran of disordered eating. Let me be perfectly clear that disordered eating is not the same as having an eating disorder. Disordered eating is another way of saying dysfunctional eating. I see it this way – eating is form to function. In other words, eating is a […]