How we feel about our bodies impacts our relationships and our relationships impact our feelings about our bodies. So what are some of the lessons from science that can contribute to improvements in not only our body image, but possibly our relationships?
Experts weigh in! A registered dietician, nutritionist, a weight loss coach and others provide their most essential advice for weight loss. Surprisngly, no two people came up with the exact same advice!
We all hear so many contradictory messages about the most effective route to weight loss that it is easy to feel confused. Although fads will come and go, there is concrete science to guide our weight loss efforts. One of the most important things is to avoid common pitfalls.
Most men and women have been on a diet—at least one, if not many. We have because we’re tempted by the promises that inundate us. Lose a pound a day. Get a flat belly. Increase your metabolism. Be “thinspirational.” What’s not to like about this?
The problem? These diets don’t work!
In recent years, the number of smart phone apps available to help people lose weight, get in shape, or improve their health has proliferated. These apps are often free and provide a plethora of information about calories, fat grams, carbohydrates, and how many steps you take in any given day. But, do they really work?
With Thanksgiving just days away, you’ve probably thought about pulling out your favorite pumpkin pie recipe. You're not alone though if thoughts of holiday meals (and desserts!) concern you. However, the holidays can be festive without being fattening! Below are five tips to help you survive Thanksgiving through New Year’s while still wearing the same size pants.
Soda has been blamed for playing a huge role in the rise of obesity rates among youth and now soda companies are doing something about this. But, will a fancy marketing campaign actually help to improve kids' health?
When it comes to trying to lose weight, I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t like a few easy rules to follow. The problem is that most diet rules don’t work. And, if they do work, they aren’t sustainable. Here are some of the most misleading rules and the science that explains why you should ignore them.
Last month, Dr. Oz was the recipient of public scrutiny when he admitted that some of the weight loss products he endorsed weren’t exactly supported by science and probably wouldn’t pass the Food and Drug Administration’s standards of safe and consumable products. But are any weight loss supplements safe and effective?
Parents want to do the right thing when it comes to feeding their children well. But, junk food surrounds us. So, should we let our kids eat junk food? Or, should we battle it out with them day after day and offer more broccoli? The answer may surprise you.