Dear Diary, Thank You for Helping Me Lose Weight…

SubscribeButton-webdiaryTo lose weight, it’s important to pull together the right tools first. One essential basic is a food diary. Don’t write it off as an optional, “if I get around to it” part of your day. Keeping a food diary can have as much impact on weight loss as cutting out a giant bowl of ice cream every night. Continue reading “Dear Diary, Thank You for Helping Me Lose Weight…”

Ahoy! Simple Snack Solutions

SubscribeButton-websnack solutionsGreat news on the weight loss front: snacks are an important part of your weight loss plan. As long as you don’t indulge with wild abandon, snacks can satisfy your treat cravings so you don’t feel deprived. And that means you’re less likely to jump ship on your weight loss voyage. The key is to pay attention to what you’re eating, savor every bite, and keep track of your daily calories. Continue reading “Ahoy! Simple Snack Solutions”

What are Appropriate Portions?

SubscribeButton-webportion controlUnderstanding what the right portion size should look like is your ticket to better controlled eating and ultimately weight loss. Here are some smart strategies:
Measure foods you eat often so you learn what a teaspoon of butter or one cup of cereal looks like, for example. Continue reading “What are Appropriate Portions?”

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”