Tag Archives: diets

Preparing for the Super Bowl

As I prepare for a Super Bowl party with some of my dearest friends, this WSJ article was brought to my attention. For the friends I am sharing this Super Bowl Sunday with, I found these to be the funniest and/or appropriate: 1. A Super Bowl Party is just a bunch of smart-alecks making pithy wisecracks […]

Are you a Victim of Food Porn?

Having trouble resisting food cravings? Is there too much “food porn” in your life? They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what about all these pictures that seem to be worth a thousand calories? In the age of social media – Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest  and so many more – exposure to pictures of food […]

Scientifically-Proven Effective, Simple Weight-Loss Strategies

Scientific research has been hot on the trail with the release of evidence that certain behaviors will ensure you achieve a slimmer waistline.  On Friday, the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published the results of a one-year study seeking to determine what habits consistently lead to the largest weight loss results. This […]

When the Clock Counts Calories Too

“A calorie is a calorie is a calorie – it doesn’t matter what time the clock says – your body doesn’t know the difference,” says the elusive “they.” Who are “they” anyways and, what’s the truth – really? For anyone who is struggling with weight management, you may want to examine your eating schedule – […]

Should you be Gluten-Free?

Last month, 15 experts from 7 countries submitted a proposal, published in the medical journal, BMC Medicine, requesting the establishment of diagnostic criteria for who should be gluten-free. The American Gastroenterological Association believes that more research needs to be completed before this request can be met. Scientists and physicians are struggling to determine exactly what constitutes […]

The Diet Debate: Low Carb vs. Low Calorie

When it comes to weight loss, you want results quickly and easily without any associated health risks. The popularity and success of the Atkins Diet and South Beach Diet has led researchers to examine the basis of these diets more closely — low carbs– comparing it to the gold standard of the diet and nutrition industry: the low-calorie, low-fat diet. […]