Tag Archives: healthy weight loss

AspireAssist the FDA approved way to binge and purge

Binging and purging is an ancient and unhealthy way to try to lose weight. It’s characterized by rapidly eating massive amounts of food. It’s necessary to get the food out of the body before it has a chance to be absorbed and processed by the body therefore escaping the effects of gross calorie overload. The […]

3 big fat lies about losing weight

Here are 3 big, fat lies about losing weight that are responsible for unsuccessful weight loss. Lie #1: Carbs make you fat so the best way to lose weight is to cut carbs. Even famous cable TV doctor, Dr. Nowzardan, who treats the people on TLC’s My 600 Pound Life, believes carbs make people fat. […]

The most dangerous diets

We are aware that some diets are extremely dangerous. Some diets have been proven to put our health in danger. It’s not just fad diets and crash diets that have been linked with health risks. Over the years there’s been both over-the-counter and medically prescribed weight loss pills that have been removed from the market […]

“Being healthy is overrated. I’d just rather lose weight.” Jackie critiques MTV’s True Life diet episode

“Being healthy is overrated. I’d just rather lose weight,” says 16-year-old Marissa. Jackie: I can relate to that statement. In fact, I said it once or twice myself in my youth! I’m watching True Life on MTV. The story is “I’m on an extreme diet” They are following two young people who want to look good. […]

How can “eating healthy” get in the way of healthy weight loss?

What do you want to do? Lose weight or use food as medicine to obtain optimal health? What’s the difference? Too much emphasis on healthy eating as a weight loss method can derail successful weight loss progress. It can make a tough job much harder. Most people who need to lose weight have complicated relationships […]

June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day!

June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day! Who hasn’t heard how important vegetables are for good health? Who doesn’t care? Apparently a lot of people! According to a study conducted by Humana and Reader’s Digest fewer than 26% of American adults eat the recommended 3-5 servings of vegetables daily. I conducted a little study myself […]

Do You Have to Lose Weight to be Healthy?

We hear a lot about the connection between health and weight. It’s hard to argue that being overweight is healthy. Maybe it’s healthy to be overweight, maybe it’s not. Is health really a matter of how much you weigh or what you do? I think there’s a lot of proof that weight is not the […]

Losing the Baby Fat! Can You Be “Runway Ready” 3 Months After Giving Birth?

Losing the fat after having a baby is a cinch! Look at all the celebrities. They’re doing it and so can you! Don’t believe it. They have publicists which is another word for people whose job is to make celebrities seem to be superhuman. They are responsible for creating an image and getting stories published […]

What’s the healthiest weight loss habit of all?

Anybody who’s read a few of my blogs knows that I’m not hung up on optimal health. I like to be healthy and I want to take good care of myself to protect my health, which by the way, I recognize how lucky I was to be born with it and still have it after 60 […]