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Weight loss comes down to calories in vs. calories out, and that to lose weight, you need a calorie deficit. In other words, you need to eat less and/or burn more calories. Sounds simple enough. But how much less should you eat, and how much more should you exercise? The answers can be found in these articles.

Does eating late at night cause weight gain? There’s some nuance to this answer, so hang in with me. If you are like me, the best part of your day is finally being able to sit down, watch TV, and snack on some munchies. The Real Problem With Eating Late at Night Even when most …

Before I conduct the dieting mistakes portion of my fitness workshops, I give every participant a nutritional assessment in which a daily food journal is kept for one week. It is important for me to understand my client and their particular needs and what they expect from the workshop. My latest workshop is for a …

At this point everyone knows to go easy on the bad carbs but you may not know why. The most important aspect of implementing a game plan for your diet is to understand why you do what you do, but can be an obstacle to your weight loss effort. What Foods are Carbs? To understand how …

A growing trend recently has been the recommendation of eating chia seeds for weight loss. Chia seeds are one of the most popular weight-loss foods around. They are easy to use, healthy, and have a low calorie content. But how do you put them to work for your weight loss goals? Read on to find out! …

You have resolved to take this opportunity to lose some extra pounds and become more healthy. Remember that with any goal, preparation is key. With that in mind, I have compiled some information on my top fifteen superfoods that will restart your weight loss efforts. These foods will boost immunity, raise your metabolism and help …

Tips to Get Out of Your Diet Slump So you’ve begun a new diet and exercise regimen and you dropped a few pounds but now you seem to have stopped seeing results. You’re at a weight loss plateau. This phenomenon is not uncommon with many of my clients when they first come to me. They …

Fattening food myths are rampant in our society. Having a family member or friend as a nutritionist does not make one immune to making bad food choices or holding on to silly ideas about food. In the past ten years there has been a rise in the general knowledge and interest in health and nutrition, …

Fat burning foods are the staples of your diet that keep you in the fat burning zone to lose weight. Eaten on a consistent basis, they go a long way in determining what your body looks like and how you feel. More than exercise, more than supplements, nothing else dictates weight loss more than your diet. …

Life is a series of day to day decisions. Do I wear the blue sweater today? How am I going to squeeze in both meetings? Some decisions have an immediate consequence- Damn, I wish I didn’t drink the rest of that bottle of Barefoot Riesling last night when I have an 8 AM presentation today. …

One of the popular questions we get is something to the effect of: I blew my diet yesterday, and now I’m bloated. What do I do? Now it’s the Sunday After. Next comes the sweatpants, Game of Thrones marathon, bloating, fatigue, disinterest in moving much, and growling hunger pangs, which triggers the ahhhhh f*ck it …