Sleep – The Secret Slim Solution? 

“In the United States 18% of adults are estimated to get less than 6 hours of sleep, which equates to 53 million short sleepers who may be at risk of associated obesity,” — Dr. Kristen Knutson  Getting enough sleep may just be as important for good...

Enjoy a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy friends, family, and lots of good food. From the turkey, stuffing, mashed potato to the pies, it can be quite a feast. This makes it a very difficult time to stay on track with respect to healthy lifestyle. But just because it is...

What it Takes to Avoid Weight Regain

Success leaves clues.  Success in anything in life usually involves doing a few things well on a consistent basis. It turns out, same is true when it comes to avoiding regaining weight after successful weight loss. It is well documented that losing weight is hard and...

How to Make Vegetables Delightful

“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon” — Doug Larson  If people could like vegetables as much as they do bacon, life expectancy would indeed rise.  This is because a diet rich in vegetables has many...

How to Avoid Fall Weight Gain

The fall is a time of bright and beautiful colors.  It is also a time that most of us tend to gain weight.  We appear to eat more as the days get shorter.  There is a seasonal rhythm to calorie intake.  Meal size, cravings, hunger, and overall...

How to Conquer Cravings

“The longing for sweets is really a yearning for love or “sweetness.” -Marion Woodman Why are food cravings so strong and overpowering?  Are cravings just a character weakness?  An attempt to fill a void such as love with food?  Or is there more...

How to Heal Your Gut and Lose Weight Fast!

“Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion” -Jean-Jacques Rousseau  Turns out that your digestive health has a lot to do with your happiness perhaps even more than a good bank account and a good cook.  Your gut plays a major role in obesity...

How to Develop a Positive Attitude

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference” -Winston Churchill Attitude is basically the way we respond to situations and people. We can either respond in a positive or negative way. Our attitude determines to a great degree how happy or successful we...

How to End Emotional Eating for Good

One of the most common challenges dieters face is eating for reasons other than hunger.  Precision Nutrition did an analysis of the thousands of their clients and found that emotional eating was by far the biggest obstacle they face.  63 percent of their...