Weight loss class at CSU Extension begins February 1

Weight loss class at CSU Extension begins February 1

We follow a low carbohydrate/high protein and vegetable diet that will provide a slow steady weight loss. That is why we will meet for 15 weeks, slow and steady. Any diet that offers a 5 to 10 pound weight loss in the first week is not going to work over the long term. In most cases, it is water that is lost, not … Continue reading Weight loss class at CSU Extension begins February 1

7 Easy Tips to Speed Up Weight Loss

7 Easy Tips to Speed Up Weight Loss

You may be eating healthy food but the amount also matters. Eating too much food can interfere with the weight loss goal. Measure the portions you are eating. Your diet should include a thumb-sized portion of fat, a palm-sized portion of proteins, three handful of vegetables and fruits and fist “sized … Continue reading 7 Easy Tips to Speed Up Weight Loss

Taming the Beast Called Weight Recycling

Taming the Beast Called Weight Recycling

She forgets to be careful, or rationalizes that our annual trip to Bermuda is too special to waste on dieting. But is it? Science tells us that yo-yo dieting, or weight cycling, fuels a multibillion-dollar industry as adults go on and off diets with the changing seasons. Frequent dangers in this pattern are all too … Continue reading Taming the Beast Called Weight Recycling

Avoiding Fad Diets in 2018

Avoiding Fad Diets in 2018

But what they don't realize is that oftentimes, these rapid weight-loss diets do more harm than good to the body. The problem with most fad diets is that they are unbalanced and difficult to follow on a long-term basis. They are often very limiting in certain nutrient groups and overcompensate in other … Continue reading Avoiding Fad Diets in 2018

Do I Have to Do Cardio to Lose Weight? Not Really, Say Most Experts

Do I Have to Do Cardio to Lose Weight? Not Really, Say Most Experts

Weight loss really comes down to creating a calorie deficit. You can absolutely do that with diet alone. It helps to figure out your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE). This is the total number of calories you burn each day. It includes your basal metabolic rate (BMR) which is the number of calories your … Continue reading Do I Have to Do Cardio to Lose Weight? Not Really, Say Most Experts

7 Things That Mess With Your Period That You Never Realized, According To Experts

7 Things That Mess With Your Period That You Never Realized, According To Experts

I used to think that as long as you were basically healthy, you would get your period every month. But my own experience didn't live up to this belief. When I was 15, I started dieting, and before I was even clinically underweight, my period stopped ” for over a year. After my dieting turned into a full-blown … Continue reading 7 Things That Mess With Your Period That You Never Realized, According To Experts

I Have Low Blood Sugar. Here's How I Lost 20 Pounds And Kept It Off.

I Have Low Blood Sugar. Here's How I Lost 20 Pounds And Kept It Off.

So why does having low blood sugar make weight loss more challenging? When my blood sugar drops too low, I have to eat carbohydrate-rich foods right away to bring my sugars back up. Even then, I won't feel well for several hours. As you can imagine, needing to eat more carbohydrates when I'm not … Continue reading I Have Low Blood Sugar. Here's How I Lost 20 Pounds And Kept It Off.

RECOVERY WEEK: Fighting food addiction

RECOVERY WEEK: Fighting food addiction

… weight loss and fighting her addiction. That person is the Principal at Jennings High School, Dr. Rhonda Key. Dr. Key said, “I have a craving for fruit snacks, so when they buy these fruit snacks for me, she hides them. So that works for me because if she did not hide those fruit snacks I would eat them.”. Continue reading RECOVERY WEEK: Fighting food addiction

Medifast (NYSE:MED) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Medifast (NYSE:MED) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Medifast produces, distributes, and sells weight loss and other health-related products through websites, multi-level marketing, telemarketing, franchised weight loss clinics, and medical professionals. The company launched OPTAVIA, an exclusive brand and product line sold through its community of … Continue reading Medifast (NYSE:MED) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research