Acceptance as a Weight Loss Tool

Emotional Eating and Weight Weight loss is hard. Weight management is even harder. We all know this experientially, and the research certainly backs it up. But its even harder for those who have strong emotional entanglements with regard to their eating behaviors (ie – emotional eaters). To be clear…I’m not talking about those folks who…

10 Surprising Facts About Weight Management and Health

ONE: Exercise is good for you no matter your size. Exercise (even at a very low intensity) can help prolong your life.  Even as little as 75 minutes of low intensity exercise per week is enough to extend a person’s life by about 1.8 years. The best part is that this is true for people of…

The Three Levels of Weight Loss: Level Three (Customization)

I can’t tell you how many diet books are sold each year. I can’t tell you how many different approaches they all espouse. But what I can tell you is this: It’s a billion dollar industry. That’s right…a BILLION dollar industry. If you have ever walked into a book store (yes, kids, those used to exist…I know) then you…

The Three Levels of Weight Loss (Part 2: Looking at the Quality)

Once you’ve gotten down the art of self-monitoring and portioning out your foods, the next level is to really take a hard look at what is actually on your plate. See…here’s the thing. Could you lose weight eating only 1200 calories of twinkies? Sure. But can you keep the weight off that way? I seriously doubt it. Why? Because…