Tag Archives: weight loss

Feed yourself the way you feed your pet to maintain healthy weight

What happens when you allow your pet access to its favorite food 24 hours a day? You probably don’t want to try it to find out. Your pet, like most animals, will overeat until it becomes extremely overweight and inactive. It’s not natural for animals to have complete and consistent access to highly palatable food. […]

What to do when you’re not losing weight

Weight loss is tricky. Sometimes you do what you’re supposed to do and the weight comes off. Sometimes you lose weight even though you’re mostly not doing what you should be doing. Sometimes you’re doing everything possible to lose weight and you aren’t losing an ounce. What’s up with that? Weight loss is a lot […]

Things you might not know about weight loss

If you have been struggling with your weight for years you probably think you know everything there is to know about weight loss. Here are somethings you may not know about weight loss. Weight loss is still calories in and calories out. Yes, that’s a simplification, but after all the other factors and considerations about […]

How do you know if you’re eating enough

I am writing about how to know if you’re eating enough in this blog, and oddly some people believe you will gain weight if you don’t eat enough. That is the starvation mode myth and it’s crazy. If that were true then how did Mahatma Gandhi, the man from India, famous for civil disobedience, who went on […]

Hating yourself is bad for relationships and successful weight loss

In today’s blog, two experts consider one problem with multiple dimensions. Jackie Conn is a weight loss and healthy living expert. Jim LaPierre is an expert in mental health and relational health. Jackie: When Karen and Bruce married, she proudly walked down the aisle is a form-fitting, size 4 wedding gown. Karen admits she “dieted […]

The perfect weight loss plan for people who aren’t perfect

If you’ve contemplated weight loss but never took any action to make it happen because it sounds too painful, you’ll love this weight loss plan. If you actually tried to lose weight but gave up because you couldn’t stick to the diet, you will lose on this plan. If you have tried many times to […]

5 reasons why losing weight is torture

Lose weight, feel great. How often have you heard or read that? There’s no escaping the message that “losing weight will make you happy,” but some people will tell you it’s torture. Losing weight isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. There are downsides to weight loss such as: 1. The food There’s no […]

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 […]

5 foods I never eat to lose weight

What are the 5 foods you must never at to lose weight? I checked one list and the 5 foods weren’t actually foods, they were ingredients in foods. One of them was high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Being a curious person I did some research on why I should never eat it. The hype was […]