Tag Archives: weight loss

Make Healthier Choices a No-Brainer

  Overeating and obesity have been discussed ad nauseam in the US. Think about the last time you probably ate too much in one sitting. Was it that extra piece of chocolate cake at dinner last week? Or maybe the buffet you went to with your co-workers to celebrate an anniversary? As nutritional scientist Brian Wansink  Continue Reading

Stuck in an Exercise Rut? Try a New Activity and Spice Up Your Cardio Workouts!

In order to work towards and maintain good health, we should participate in some type of cardiovascular activity. Cardiovascular exercise is very important to improving health and also losing weight, so it should be a part of your weekly exercise routine. It not only works and strengthens your cardiovascular system (heart, lungs, circulation, etc.), but Continue Reading

Could a Switch to Low Calorie Sweeteners Help Hispanics Lose Weight?

In the U.S., Hispanics are facing a growing problem with weight and obesity. This is a topic that hits home for me because I’m Hispanic. For many people, replacing added sugars in beverages and foods with low calorie sweeteners is the first step in the fight to lose weight. In her recent blog post, registered dietitian Sylvia Continue Reading

Does Diet Soda Really Help with Weight Loss and Diabetes?

It feels like every month, some new study is out about diet soda and low calorie sweeteners. The question is, does diet soda really help with weight loss and diabetes? There are plenty of quality studies out there showing how people have used diet soda and low calorie sweeteners as a tool for controlling weight and diabetes. 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