Tag Archives: 2011

Eat Your Veggies!

  Green Giant Veggie Valley Fresh Steamers are a great way keep veggies available to make good choices for quick meals.  Whether you’re on the go or just too tired to cook at the end of the day, prepping and cooking a healthy meal just isn’t going to happen, which means that a quick, and … Read more…

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What Can I Do To Lose Weight?

It’s a simple question and it deserves a simple answer.  Millions (literally) of people are asking this and there are almost as many answers on magazine covers and in advertising making it difficult to really know how to lose weight.  Yes, I’m ranting again about the headlines telling (selling) people what to eat to lose … Read more…

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What Is Metabolism?

The word “metabolism” has been thrown around and oversold so much by the fitness and weight loss industry that it’s true meaning has become a mystery to most people.  It has become something to be manipulated by supplements, eating patterns and special workouts.  This has led to the notion that the obese have been cursed … Read more…

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How Can I Increase My Metabolism?

How can you increase your metabolism?  By metabolism, you probably mean your metabolic rate or the rate at which you burn calories.  The honest answer is- you can’t.  I don’t want to be that kid that told you there was no Santa Claus but this really is for your own good.  When we’re talking about … Read more…

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How many calories should I eat to lose weight?

“How many calories should I eat to lose weight?”  This question is asked by so many and they probably get a different answer every time they ask.  There is so much information and misinformation out there about weight loss that something as basic as determining how much you should eat has become confusing. Of course, … Read more…

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Visalus Protein Shakes For Weight Loss

If you are looking for a protein powder for weight loss, then you should try the Vi-Shape shake mix made by Visalus.  Thousands of people (yes, 1000′s) all over the U.S. are losing weight using the Visalus protein powder on the Body By Vi Challenge. The simple weight loss strategy is to have a shake … Read more…

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Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition Premier Date

ABC’s new series “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” will be premiering Monday, May 30th at 10:00 Eastern, 9 Central, right after “The Bachelorette”.  Transformation specialist Chris Powell, of  TLC’s “The 650 lb. Virgin”, guides 8 obese individuals in their weight loss journey with the goal of losing half of their body weight in one year. … Read more…

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Eating More To Boost Your Metabolism? Don’t Buy It!

One of the biggest fallacies in the fitness world is that you can increase your metabolism and lose weight by eating small meals every 3 to 4 hours or eating 5-6 meals a day.  There is no science to back this up, and in fact, there is plenty of science to prove otherwise.  This abstract … Read more…

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Weight Loss Family Style

In 2009 I was referred to the Worsham family who had recently appeared on the Dr. Phil show, seeking weight loss help for their 5 year old daughter Patience who weighed 92 pounds.  Dr. Phil had arranged for Bistro M.D. meals to be sent to them for a year, as well as personal training by … Read more…

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