I can’t count how many times I’ve heard people say, “Oh, I can’t cut back on what I eat. That’s because I love to eat. I love ALL kinds of food.” They say it in that tone of voice that seems to accuse me that the only way I’ve been able to maintain a normal weight […]
You’re trying to eat healthy. You’re even going to the gym on a regular basis. But the weight’s not dropping. What’s going on? Why are you not losing weight? Here are eight possible reasons to consider: You’re not getting enough sleep. Study after study has shown that sleep deprivation leads to weight gain. Sleep loss […]
Going through menopause? Concerned about weight gain? Just the other day I got another email from a reader who’s concerned about the 25 pound weight gain she’s accumulated since menopause. I hear this all the time…and frankly, struggled with this myself. Weight gain during menopause is quite common. One study found that a woman’s metabolism […]
As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I’ve seen this many times before: someone takes up exercising in an attempt to lose weight – and the exact opposite happens! They get fatter! Has this ever happened to you?
“You’re a dietitian and you’re ordering dessert?” That wasn’t the first time I’ve gotten that comment. Yes, I’m a PhD nutritionist and a registered dietitian…but I’m not “perfect.” And, I don’t aim to be. I…