Given their high cholesterol content, the health effects of eggs have come into question yet again, with a new study linking cholesterol consumption and heart disease.Read More
“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” I’m sure you’ve heard this many times before. I am a proponent of intermittent fasting (see my prior blog post on this), so I don’t entirely agree with this statement, but for some people, eating breakfast is important to their health and also to their weight loss journey.
However, the question remains, just what is the best type of breakfast to eat for weight loss or maintenance? Should you start your day with something “light” such as a high-fiber cereal, yogurt, or oatmeal? Or is the classic eggs, bacon, and sausage breakfast the right way to go?Read More
Let’s be frank: if you don’t feel sick, or wiped out, or at least a little winded after Thanksgiving dinner, you’rein the minority.Read More
You may have read this title and thought, "yes they do -- the _________ diet worked for me." Think back on your experience with that diet. Did you lose weight while you were following the diet, but then regain the weight when you came off? Did your weight go even higher than it was before you started the diet? If so, you're not alone.Read More
Intermittent fasting (IF), or alternating between periods of fasting and feeding, is a weight loss method that has gained popularity over the past several years as more research has shown beneficial effects.Read More
Have you increased your duration or frequency of exercise in an effort to lose weight, but the scale hasn't budged? Sometimes this can be due to an increase in muscle mass as you lose body fat, but many times it is because you have not changed your dietary habits. Exercise alone very rarely will help with weight loss. In fact, you can reach your goal weight without any exercise at all if you improve your nutrition.Read More