Texting the Pounds Away

Use smartphone messaging to stay on track with your low-fat diet plan. A recent study by Duke University found that participants who participated in daily texting as part of the Shape Plan weight-loss intervention system lost almost 3 pounds in 6 months, compared to the gain of more than 2 pounds in those who followed Read more …

How to Recover from Thanksgiving Overindulgence

We all overdo it on Thanksgiving, but you don’t have to let your diet suffer. So, you did it again. No matter how hard you try, you always eat too much on Thanksgiving. That’s not surprising, since the holidays make most people gain weight. There’s good news, though! You can stop feeling guilty about those Read more …

Restaurant Dining on a Diet – Don’t Be Misguided By Fancy and Sometimes Misleading Terms

Fancy terms and smart ordering the next time you dine out. Dining in a restaurant while on a diet might sound counterproductive. After all, lots of restaurant dishes taste so good because they are loaded with fat and sugar. You may be tempted to opt for choices that sound healthier, but restaurant menus can be Read more …

Meal Replacements and Protein the Secret to Long Term Weight Loss

New research shows meal replacement shakes and bars are effective tools in weight loss. What is the most difficult part of losing weight? Many people believe the biggest challenge is making lifestyle changes and getting the weight off, but in the end, keeping the weight off long term becomes even more challenging. Doctors have acknowledged Read more …

6 Cooking Rules for Losing Weight

Change the way you cook to develop better eating habits. When you’re trying to lose weight, most people know they need to eat healthy foods and exercise, but it can be hard to include healthy cooking skills into your busy day. But making small changes in the way you eat and cook will help you Read more …

Recent Research Begs the Question: Will Sesamin Really Help You Burn Fat?

Long used by bodybuilders to escalate fat burn, Sesamin might be a good supplement for dieters. The Harvard School of Public Health has performed a study that tells us how the liver communicates with muscle to induce fat burning. This major study and revelation in the world of weight loss has led to taking a Read more …

Could a Single Molecule Make You Tired, Hungry, Lazy and Fat?

Scientists discover how a neuropeptide affects appetite and sleep. Have you ever experienced a restless night followed by a day of binge eating? Does a hungry stomach keep you awake, but a full one lulls you to sleep? Scientists have discovered a connection between hunger and sleep patterns based on the body’s metabolism and new Read more …

Scientists Looking at Botox for Weight Loss

A promising potential use for a drug we already know and trust. It looks like scientists may have found another way to use Botox to make us all feel a little better about ourselves. Only this time, it goes beyond skin deep. In fact, the results go so deep that it has the potential to Read more …

How to Evaluate Diet Advice and Make Better Food Decisions

Diet advice is everywhere and most of it is pure drivel. How to sort out what’s best for you: If you have tried every diet under the sun and still are not satisfied with the results, know that you are not alone. There are so many diets out there that finding the right one can Read more …

Are Low Fat SatisFries Really Healthier?

Burger King promises a low fat french fry… how could it be so? Fast food restaurants are not havens for healthy food. But if you’re hungry, or in a car with screaming kids who are, sometimes fast food is the best option to keep the peace. While most fast food chains offer some healthier options, Read more …