Tag Archives: weight gain

‘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

Faster Eating leads to Faster Weight Gain – And it’s NOT Because You’re Eating More

Weight gain isn’t just about what you’re eating, says a new study. It’s also about how fast you’re eating it. After reviewing the research findings from 23 different studies, Japanese scientists concluded that self-reported fast eaters were more than twice as likely to be obese than those who reported eating more slowly. Why would zipping through dinner make you fatter… Read More

8 Reasons You should STOP Eating High-Fructose Corn Syrup

“I’m fine, I NEVER eat corn syrup.” But if you’ve ever eaten any store-bought breakfast cereal, soda, bread, baked goods, candy bars, granola bars, ketchup, cookies, crackers, BBQ sauces, yogurt, jam, pastries, ice cream, salad dressing, marinades, pie crust, hot dogs, crackers, juice cocktails, whip cream, canned soup…baby food…even cough syrup!…than you have eaten high-fructose corn syrup. In fact, like… Read More

5 Surprising Reasons You Put On Winter Weight (& What to Do About It)

Why does it seem like you gain an extra layer of pudgy padding from more than just your puffy coat every winter? Cold weather seems to bring out the bear in all of us, causing us to want nothing more than to slow down, move less, eat more, curl up, get cozy and take a long snooze until it warms… Read More

Keep Carbs from Causing Weight Gain

No matter how many times you’re told to kick carbs from your diet for weight loss, you can’t seem to keep them off the brain. Of course you can’t – that’s because your brain, muscles and all the organs in your body use carbs as their ideal go-to source of fuel for proper functioning and balance. Where you start to… Read More

Is Salt at Fault?

While most of us feel completely lost when it comes to our own personal weight loss, there’s a certain weight loss “common sense” that we all seem to automatically know and attempt to follow without question. ‘Cut out all fat!’ ‘Eat more celery!’ “Have grapefruit for breakfast!’ ‘Lower your salt intake!’ Sound familiar? But have you ever stopped to wonder… Read More