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Calories on menus is a waste of your money

Part of the Affordable Care Act, affectionately known as Obamacare, and currently in the crosshairs of the sitting president (who he, himself, is politically in the crosshairs of his opposing and his own political parties) is labeling menus with calories. It was supposed to go into effect years ago, but has been delayed. It’s not […]

What are the most fattening summer foods

“If summer is such a great time to lose weight, why did I gain 10 pounds?” I get this question all the time and often the person asking it has an answer. “It’s because all my favorite summer foods are so fattening.” Then I say my standard line about fattening foods. “Food isn’t fattening. We […]

Do this every day to get to your weight goal

There are a lot of things you can do to lose weight. Essentially they come down to creating a calorie deficit.  If you increase your physical activity you burn more calories. Increasing physical activity is a common weight loss strategy. Research shows, however, that few people are able to successfully get to their weight goal […]

What is the scoop on sugar addiction

There is a new evil food and although it’s been around forever and we learned as children to go easy on it and the foods containing it, recently its evil-quotient has blown sky high. I’m talking about sugar You think saturated fat and trans fat is bad for you? Well, if you’re getting your nutritional information […]

Eating healthy isn’t the way to lose weight

Do you want to lose weight? You’re not going to do it by eating healthy and here is why. Let’s start to stop calling food healthy right now! You can have “healthy habits” because that’s using the word correctly. in this context the word healthy is used as an adjective adverb. Your healthy habits may include eating […]