Monthly Archives: September 2014

Did You Know that Cavemen Ate Wraps? Paleo Diet Isn’t For Me!

The Paleo Diet has been around since the 60s but in the last few years it’s begun to gain popularity rapidly. Why shouldn’t it? We’re told if we eat like a cavemen we can be lean, ripped, and incredibly healthy. Who doesn’t want that? And it sounds so easy because, well, yeah, even a caveman can […]

New Weight Loss Drug Approved Last Week (9/10/14)

If obesity is a disease, shouldn’t there be a drug to cure it? It seems logical, but it’s not practical, at least not yet. Obesity, unlike other diseases is far more complex and much less understood than a disease caused by a simple virus or bacteria. Therefore the cure will be different for different patients. One […]

Retraining Yourself to Eat For Lasting Weight Loss Success (Part 3)

Retraining yourself to eat for weight loss requires changes but you will be surprised how many things you’re already doing that support weight loss. Despite what you may think, you don’t have to change everything. Chances are good you have several or more good habits already in place. In Part 2 we focused on the […]

Retraining Yourself to Eat for Lasting Weight Loss Success (Part 2)

The following statement is true and when you believe the truth your job of retraining yourself to eat to maintain a healthy weight becomes a natural and sustainable process. “You were born with perfect eating habits. Instinctively you could balance your incoming calories with the calories your body required for its energy needs.” And almost […]

Retraining Yourself to Eat for Weight Loss Success (Part 1)

You want to lose weight and you want to keep it off. That means one thing; you’re going to have to retrain yourself to eat differently. Successfully maintaining a healthy weight means that you can’t just eat a bunch of diet entrees until you reach goal and then revert to former eating habits. It doesn’t mean […]

Guess What Popular Weight Loss Advice is All Wrong? You Won’t Believe it!

Everybody knows to lose weight you have to eat more fruit and vegetables! This is standard weight loss advice. It has been repeated for decades, if not centuries…… ….and it’s completely wrong and false! In fact, check this out from an article dated, Thursday, June 26, 2014. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham […]

1 Easy Goal for Successful Weight Loss

Your goal weight may be 5, 10, 50, 100, or more pounds away. If the only goal you’re focusing on is your personal magic number, you are making the process so much harder than it needs to be. Setting small goals is the best way to get off to a good start. It doesn’t matter […]

Cortisol, Belly Fat, And Weight Loss!

Cortisol can cause belly fat, but don’t blame it on your weight gain! And don’t think blocking cortisol is the easy weight loss solution! I know! I know! Some are reading this and shaking their heads, perhaps even stomping their feet and shouting at this blog, “Jackie, you’re wrong! You don’t know what you’re talking […]

Eat to Lose Weight!

If you think that you love to eat too much and that it’s standing in your way of losing weight, think again! You can eat yourself to your healthy weight and love every bite! There are 3 things that you’ll need to do to eat and lose: #1 Find fruits and vegetables that you love […]

Good Citizens Don’t Get Fat

“Fat-bashing in all its varied forms–criticism, exclusion, shaming, fat talk, self-deprecation, jokes, gossip, bullying–is one of the last acceptable forms of prejudice.” – excerpted from Good Girls Don’t Get Fat by Robyn Silverman, PhD In the five years since Robyn Silverman’s book was published, weight obsession has gotten worse. Prejudice against fat people is more prevalent and […]