Good News: Snacking is Good for You!

SubscribeButton-websnackingHere’s a breath of fresh air: It’s OK to snack, whether you’re trying to lose weight, maintain weight or just get through the day! In fact, snacking between meals can keep your metabolism humming and your energy and mood steady. Of course, it’s not a total free pass. It’s important to make healthy snack choices that satisfy yet don’t break the calorie bank for the day. Continue reading “Good News: Snacking is Good for You!”

Practical, Proven Ways to Lose Weight

In today’s marketplace, hundreds of weight loss gimmicks and deprivation diets clamor for your attention promising lightning-fast weight loss. Unfortunately, most of these are unhealthy — even dangerous — options that may cause you to lose a few pounds quickly, but result in even faster boomerang weight gain once you go back to normal living. Continue reading “Practical, Proven Ways to Lose Weight”

Get in Touch With Your Inner Appetite

Right now, someone or something is probably telling you to eat — subtly or blatantly. You’re bombarded by seductive images on TV, billboards and even the Internet showing food, soda, and other high-calorie treats going hand-in-hand with good times. On cue, your mouth starts watering, your belly rumbles, and you’re mindlessly reaching for a bag of chips. Continue reading “Get in Touch With Your Inner Appetite”

Getting Weight Loss Off the Ground

With summer knocking at the door and fewer layers to hide under, you might be more motivated than ever to lose weight. But how do you get started?

If you jump in with such gusto that you’re vigorously exercising three times a day, skipping breakfast and nibbling lettuce and a carrot for dinner, you’re destined to fizzle by the end of a week. Instead, take a slow, sensible approach for steady, more lasting weight loss. The goal is to make lifestyle changes that stick. Continue reading “Getting Weight Loss Off the Ground”