The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
Does seeing the wrong number on the scale make you crazy? Many people find that a “bad” weigh-in ruins their mood and saps their motivation, making it difficult to keep doing what they know they need to do.
Things don’t need to... Read more
Sometimes the hardest part of weight loss is keeping it off. It can be daunting to know that within two years, most dieters regain two-thirds of what they lost! But researchers at Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island studied 29... Read more
How many times have you stepped on the scale, full of hopeful anticipation, only to be disappointed by the number staring back at you? Suddenly, that great feeling of accomplishment you had vanishes and you tell yourself that, again, you failed. No m... Read more
Weighed this morning, no change. Little disappointed, but still hapy it didn't go up! Couple of hours later I got THAT feeling...... (you know the one, ladies! ) And my weight didn't go up! Ecstatic!... Read more
Cant seem to eat enough. I eat til i feel i am going to burst but the most calories i have gotten in a day was a little over 1000. I work 3rd shift (10pm-7am). My job is very active & at times very strenuous. I snack between meals on fruit.... Read more
Is there a way to view the recommended meal plan menus on a weekly basis so I can determine a shopping list -OR- is there a way to display a shopping list? I'm trying to do it in my head by looking at the daily plans and by the time I got done with... Read more
Promised myself I would only weigh myself 2 times during my 14 week journey to lose 30 pounds because last time I got too discouraged only losing 3lb in 3 weeks with strict diet and exercise. Do you think only 2 times is ridiculous?... Read more
The old diet standbys of grapefruit, cabbage with low calorie veggie soup, and crisp salads are good to include in healthy eating plans. They help to fill you up and give you needed nutrients. They are not, however, sufficient for sustenance. Give up... Read more
One of the perks of writing for a living is being able to sit down with various experts on behalf of our readers. Recently, I chatted with Dr. Martin Binks, a clinical psychologist, obesity expert, and Clinical Director & CEO of Binks Behavioral Heal... Read more
Are you a chronic yo-yo dieter? Have you tried every diet you’ve ever heard of, and never found one you can actually stick to long enough to reach your goal? Are you fed up with complicated rules, theories, and gimmicks that are “guaranteed” to solve... Read more
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