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…
We all know that if you cut your calories, you’ll lose weight. But, if you want to make sure the weight lost is FAT (not muscle), read on…A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, put 10 overweight individuals on a diet, cutting their caloric intake by 10%. Each of them lost about the same amount […]