Fat Loss Myths

The Myths Surrounding Fat Loss

In the billion dollar diet industry, where fad diets and promises of huge losses in weight in a short amount of time thrive, myths and other misinformation are abound.  These fat loss myths spread from gym to gym and from dieter to dieter faster than the recent flu outbreak.  So, I thought I would tackle a … Continue Reading

Low Calorie Foods

Question & Answer

Will eating slowly really help me lose weight?

Q: Will eating slowly really help me lose weight? A: Yes, according to a study at the University of Rhode Island. Researchers found that eating slowly can reduce around 70 calories per meal, which can add up over time. This study supports the theory that it takes time for your body to recognize when it’s […]

Are there any healthy cereals that taste good?

Q: My kids will only eat sugary cereals and absolutely refuse to eat any healthy cereal because they say it tastes like Styrofoam.  Can you recommend any that taste good? A: Absolutely.  Some of the best tasting cereals I’ve ever had are “healthy”.  Try Kay’s Naturals Apple Cinnamon Protein Cereal, Nature’s Path organic Pumpkin Granola, […]

Are there any fruits that are low-carb?

Q: I’m looking for some low carb fruits to eat on my carb cutting days.  Any suggestions? A: Opt for berries – blackberries, raspberries, cranberries, etc – and papaya when looking for a low-carb, nutrient packed fruit.  Keep in mind that you will want a wide variety of fruits, as well as other food groups, […]

Do people gain an average of 10lbs over the holidays?

Q: I’ve heard that people gain an average of 10lbs over the holidays.  Is this true? A: While some people might gain that much, the average holiday weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is a modest .8 to 1 pound according to a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development […]