How Young Is Too Young To Be On The Biggest Loser?

This year, for the first time, the prime time weight loss juggernaut The Biggest Loser is including children among its participants' ranks. Two barely teenaged 13 year olds and a 16 year old will have their trials and tribulations paraded in front of millions of television viewers . Will their involvement become their biggest blessing, or their biggest curse?

Are You Really Doomed to Regain Your Lost Weight?

A recent article by Tara Parker Pope in the New York Times suggests that long term success with weight loss is nearly impossible. I beg to differ.

Are You Weighing Yourself the Wrong Way?

Are you using your bathroom scale properly? If you're a traumatic 21st century dieter, you might very well be using it wrong.

Is "Scale Seduction" Responsible for Your Struggle with Weight?

For someone trying to lose weight, are there any sweet nothings sweeter than the sweet something the scale just told you that you've lost? Those sweet somethings, while certainly seductive, might also be dangerous to your likelihood of lifelong success. Make sure you're not letting your scale push you around.

Gravitophobia: The Irrational Fear of Your Bathroom Scale

When your weight management efforts go sour, do you suddenly develop a bad case of gravitophobia - the irrational fear of being weighed? You're far from alone.

Do You Suffer from Scale Addiction?

Is your scale your personal weight loss judge and jury? Do you jump on it multiple times a day? Can it make or break your mood? Maybe you've got scale addiction.