Category Archives: weight loss

Eating Clean but Still Not Losing Weight? Here’s Why

Dear SLIMQUICK Coach, I’m really frustrated!!! I’ve been struggling with my weight for so many years, and about six months ago, I finally decided to stop complaining about it and to do something about it already! So I’ve become really careful about what I eat, I cut out soda, fried foods, white flour, most sugar. I treadmill run or spin… Read More

Genius Tricks to Trim Your Belly When You’re Broke

The media loves portraying getting healthy and losing weight as if they can only be accomplished in the lap of luxurious lifestyles, replete with expensive specialty foods, culinary diets, fancy gyms, posh personal trainers, elite clinical treatments, high end products, pricey gadgets and designer active wear that only the rich, famous, and otherwise unoccupied can indulge in. In fact, the… Read More

Liquids & Weight Loss: Controversy Finally Put to Rest

A famous Y2K study created quite a stir when it suggested that drink calories may have a higher chance of contributing to weight gain than calories from solid foods. The researchers added 28 spoons of sugar to the daily diets of two groups of participants for one month, spooning it out in the form of jelly beans for one group… Read More

Can Your Gut Bacteria Make You Eat Ice Cream

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? WHO STOLE THE COOKIES FROM THE COOKIE JAR? Not Me. Yes You. Couldn’t be. Than Who? Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar…no seriously, they inhabited my body, took over my brain and forced me to do it… Lame “invasion of… Read More

5 Steps To Begin Your Weight Loss Journey

Fired up with That’s-it-I’ve-had-enough-I’m-ready-to-finally-do-it-this-year enthusiasm, you settle down in front of your laptop and excitedly Google: how do I start losing weight?…only to stare back in horror as your search returns endless lists of conflicting weight loss websites, weight loss theories, weight loss programs, weight loss books, weight loss products, weight loss ads, each contradicting the one you just read… Read More

10 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish in 10 Minutes

As the year comes to a close, we start to look hopefully towards new beginnings, a fresh start, the chance to do it differently this time around. But while new year’s resolutions like “lose weight”, “eat right”, “get in shape”, “stress less” and “sleep more” all do the trick of pumping you up with enthusiasm when you make them in… Read More

‘Tis the Season: Your Holiday Party Weight Loss Survival Guide

The holiday season is a happy time to spend with family and loved ones. But often, it’s also a major set-up for major disappointment. On the one hand, you’re making life-altering resolutions to finally pinch that pouch and kick those extra curves to the curb for good. On the other hand, the amount of food being set in front of… Read More

Overeating Myths That May Be Holding You Back

As we get older, we eventually figure out how to manage and control all the many important areas of our lives. But, for some reason, when it comes to food, we keep getting stuck. Bombarded with so many ideas about what to eat, how much to eat, when to eat, where to eat from, it’s so easy to start feeling… Read More

Healthy Grocery List For Weight Loss

Heading into the store without a well thought-out grocery list in hand usually results in heading back out with a frozen dinner, a tub of Chunky Monkey, canned corn and salted peanuts. Simplify your life by sticking to a baseline grocery list every week that already includes the clean-eating weight loss basics. Not only does this help to make your… Read More

Could Your Poop Predict Your Weight Loss?

If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that losing weight is far more complex than simply balancing calories in with calories out. One’s ability to successfully lose weight is tied into several different factors, like diet, activity level, sleep, stress management, hydration, environmental factors, genetics, etc. A new line of research on the human body’s microbiome is leading to… Read More