Tag Archives: diet

Food you should never eat when you’re on a diet

Time and money gets wasted on ridiculous research. One of the more ridiculous research projects undertaken more than once was studying what makes people choose the foods they eat. Got an idea what the findings of those studies might be? Yes, if given a choice, people consistently choose what they think tastes good and reject what […]

What does it mean to eat better

What does it mean to eat better? Eating better is changing some less healthy eating habits for healthier ones. That’s all. It’s not as difficult, uncomplicated or unappealing as we’re led to believe. This may include getting fewer calories, more nutrients, healthier ways to prepare food and possibly eating less processed foods and more whole […]

How to make healthy lifestyle change

Getting married is arguably a major lifestyle change. It may be the biggest lifestyle change we’ll ever experience. Although not quite as much of a lifestyle change as marriage, switching from an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy lifestyle is another major change.  They’e similar in that there are four distinct phases for each. Understanding what’s […]

My not so perfect weight loss advice

I once had a member so angry at me for making her blow her diet, that she sent a letter to the owner of the franchise. It was handwritten in heavy, black pencil – all caps. It read: Yup, I gave not-so-perfect advice to a member who was miserably unhappy with everything that related to […]

How to diet like Trump

Not since Bill Clinton left the White House has a U.S. President so fully ignored healthy eating guidelines. Clinton’s diet later caught up to him and he’s made an about face on his eating habits. Donald Trump embraces the Standard American Diet (SAD) and makes no apologies. It’s heavy on highly processed foods and lacking […]

You may be an emotional eater and you don’t know it

Are you an emotional eater and you don’t know it? I was. Well, to be perfectly clear I was an emotional eater and I didn’t know it. I am still an emotional eater, but now I’m aware of it and managing it. I thought that emotional eaters turned to food when they were upset, angry, […]

How to maintain your weight goal in 2017

January is well-known at the best month to start a diet. Just look at how attendance at gyms and Weight Watchers swells this time of year, every year. Many people, however, are going to start 2017 not needing to lose weight. They lost the weight and got to goal in 2016. Now they are wondering […]

Yesterday I ate too much and I’m paying the price

Yesterday was a nothing-special day. It wasn’t a holiday; I wasn’t invited to a party. It was a plain, old day and I don’t have a good reason for eating as much as I did. Worse than eating too much without a good reason, I ate too much stuff that didn’t even taste all that […]