Category: weight loss

Fruit: Is it a Weight Loss Friend or Foe?

Do you ever hear something that makes every fiber of your being cringe with frustration? I have this sort of visceral reaction when it comes to the oft-repeated health claim that people should either greatly limit or eliminate their consumption of fruit in order to lose weight. Before we dive in, a few housekeeping items. […]

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How to Use the Scale Without Letting it Rule Your Life

It breaks my heart when I hear women say that they have an unhealthy relationship with the scale — I’ve known friends whose entire days and moods were nearly ruined when they saw a certain number on the scale in the morning. Like Kryptonite to Superman, an undesirable number on the scale can cause smart […]

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Why Are We So Scared of Feeling Hungry?

When did we decide that hunger was something to be feared? Pick up any popular diet book or magazine (usually geared towards women, but that’s a post for another day) and you’ll likely see tips like these: Make sure to eat every 2-3 hours to stoke your metabolism, or else you’ll get hungry and binge […]

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Dear Shortcuts: You Suck.

For lots of people, not having a microwave in the kitchen would be a deal breaker. After all, how else are you supposed to heat up leftovers? What about canned soups, frozen meals, popcorn, water for tea, potatoes, all of those freaky mug cakes that you see on Pinterest, and all the other lifehack shortcuts […]

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One of the Biggest Health Myths Out There

Biggest Loser, popular health and fitness magazines, some trainers, and many doctors continue to place too much focus on the idea that exercise is the best way to lose weight. Exercise is great for many, many things…but weight loss isn’t at the top of the list. When people start exercising to lose weight and don’t […]

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