Tag Archives: diet

6 Tips to Shed Stress and Help You Shed the Pounds

Apparently April was stress awareness month and I was too busy to even realize it! While stress is a normal part of life, if you are dealing with chronic stress it can begin to affect your physical and emotional well-being. Studies have shown stress can lead to weight gain and poor food choices. Fight or flight…or chow Continue Reading

Moderation is Boring, and I Know It!

With Spring just around the corner, my thoughts are turning to bathing suit season (which is hard to even imagine given all the cold, ice and snow we have had recently).  (Is anyone else ready for Elsa to go away?) But, before I know it, warm weather will be upon us. Of course, I would Continue Reading

4 Reasons to Stay Motivated to Lose That Extra Weight

If you have been making an effort to shed excess weight and you’re struggling with those next few pounds (or the last few pounds), resist the temptation to give up and go back to your old habits. When you first start to lose weight, it may seem like the pounds are melting away. However, as Continue Reading

New Year, New You: A Reality Guide to Weight Loss

It’s a new year and many people have resolved to lose weight by eating better and exercising more. Sound familiar? I know it’s been my resolution for some time now and I always have difficulty sicking with a program for more than a few months. As anyone who has been on a diet can tell Continue Reading

Healthy Halloween Tips and Kid-Friendly Recipes!

I recently had a reader ask, “How can I avoid Halloween weight gain without missing out on the fun?”  It’s a question I’ve asked myself every October. Between holiday parties and baskets filled with high-calorie sweets, it’s little surprise the number on the scale tends to rise through late October and into the winter holidays. Continue Reading