Not Good for Your Gut Foods The common phrase ‘you are what you eat’ is both annoying and, to an extent, completely right. If you spend a lot of time filling up on “not good for your gut foods” — those processed foods high in unhealthy fats and sugar — then you are going to gain weight. […]
Weight loss success begins with believing. If you have a self-defeating attitude, reframing your thoughts might be the injection you need to turn things around. If you are stuck in the frustration of try, fail, and repeat, a reality check is probably overdue. Chances are good that you are as capable as most other people. […]
Those who are overweight or obese tend to gain weight in excess at the holidays. While weight gain can follow any holiday, for most Americans the most difficult period is during the six-weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Although weight gain is only a few pounds, it is weight that is never lost. Read: The Skinny […]
Not so long ago I went to the state fair. I always enjoy the fair and bring my camera each time I go. I wind up taking quite a few pictures of concession stands that sell some of the most unhealthy foods imaginable. It started out as an amusement but I now think of it […]
Many people feel the need for a snack after a workout. Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD, and a contributor to the book Eat Clean, Stay Lean, states that this is more a post-workout desire than a post-workout need. Bazilian states that post-workout snacks can actually undo the effort it took to burn calories during the workout. In […]
Gluten-Free Popularity According to a recent Mintel report, the gluten-free market is fueled by dieters who seek health benefits. However, respected health professionals will tell you that going gluten-free is unhealthy and not recommended. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and whole grain foods related to wheat such as bulgur, farro, kamut, spelt, triticale, […]
My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 weeks ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...