Weight Loss Dietitian Blog
Do You Get Low Blood Sugar? 5 March 2014
Low blood glucose can be identified, corrected, and prevented – so know the symptoms! This post is for everyone – for people who do not have diabetes as well as for those who do.
The #1 Exercise 27 February 2014
What is the greatest exercise of all? The answer may surprise you. Find out more here.
10 Things to Clear Out of Your Pantry 25 February 2014
Diets are easily sabotaged when tempting high calorie food is within easy reach in the refrigerator or pantry. Here are 10 foods to toss.
What Does it Take to be an Olympic Athlete and What’s the Reward? 20 February 2014
Ready to be an Olympic athlete? Find out some of the keys to their success and one of the real benefits to their healthy lifestyle that doesn’t include a medal.
3 Habits to Change If You Struggle with Your Weight 18 February 2014
Restaurant food, processed food, and beverage calories are three factors to keep in check if you are struggling to lose weight. Read more about each factor in this blog post.
Food-vertising – Is There Honesty in Marketing Foods? 13 February 2014
Do you know just how much exposure your kids have to food ads? Do you know how “unhealthy” those ads are? Find out more here.
Your “Get Back on Track” Meal Plan 11 February 2014
Tired of complicated meal plans to lose weight? If you can count to three and know your food groups, you will quickly be able to follow this 3-2-3-2-3 meal plan which I developed for my weight loss clients.
Cold Weather, Exercise, and Injuries 7 February 2014
Ready to exercise outside or do you feel to achy when the weather changes? Read on for a few tips about exercising outdoors and why rains bring pains.
Diabetes Diary: How Do You Count Your Carbs? 4 February 2014
This post describes different carb counting methods and why some methods might be more helpful than others.
Coconut Fat: Miracle or Marketing Hype? 30 January 2014
Coconut oil is being promoted as a healthy miracle cure, but so far there is little evidence for the claims.
MyNetDiary VS. MyFitnessPal 28 January 2014
The New York Times thinks MyNetDiary is “friendlier” than MyFitnessPal. Find out why.
Do You Manage Your Diabetes Digitally? 23 January 2014
Should you use a diabetes app for managing diabetes? Find out why you definitely should, but how few people are.
Want to Lose Weight? Start with Five Simple Steps 21 January 2014
Five steps are identified and described to help you get started with weight loss or to help kick start a stalled effort.
What to Do With All That Data 16 January 2014
There is a lot of data connected to calorie and exercise tracking. Make sure you’re using it properly.
Exercise is Medicine. Take the Weekly Challenge! 14 January 2014
Exercise is medicine. Did you know that no current drug or medicine provides as many health benefits as a regular physical activity program? Take the weekly challenge and follow your prescription to exercise!
A Grain of Salt: Information Overload with Diets 9 January 2014
It’s always best to take all information with a grain of salt, especially when claims are made that seem too good to be true.
Diabetes Diary: Not Enough Sleep Could Be Impairing Both Your Weight and Diabetes Control! 7 January 2014
Not getting enough sleep could impair your ability to control your weight as well as your diabetes. What's going on?
Is It Worth Setting Goals This Year? 3 January 2014
New Year’s resolutions are common, but many people set goals and barely make it past week one. So is it still worth it to make them? Read on to find out.
Fast Dinners for Busy Dieters 24 December 2013
You don’t need a lot of cooking skills to throw together a really fast dinner after a busy day at work.
Multivitamins May Not Be Your Friend 19 December 2013
Do you pop multivitamins daily without thinking about it? Read this and you might start thinking about it.
Maintaining Healthy Focus When Life Throws You a Curveball 17 December 2013
As a RD nutritionist, I am selective about what passes between my lips. Understanding the importance of nutrients and antioxidants in healthy foods motivates me to make smart food choices.
Cuckoo for Coconut Oil? 12 December 2013
Ready to jump on board with coconut oil? Check out what's really behind all its positive attributes and uses for weight loss.
How Weight Loss Success Stories Can Motivate You! 10 December 2013
What do you think are 4 common characteristics of people who have lost 30 pounds and kept them off for one year or more?
What’s better, cardio or strength training, for losing weight? You might be surprised, as were these Duke researchers in their recently published study.
How to Lose Weight in December 3 December 2013
Don't let December get in the way of eating healthy and exercising. In fact, make it your best month!
Happy Thanksgiving from MyNetDiary 28 November 2013
We wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving!
Dealing with Thanksgiving Leftovers 26 November 2013
Thanksgiving leftovers can be a calorie minefield for dieters. Here are some strategies to deal with the temptation.
New Treatment Guidelines for Cholesterol 21 November 2013
New guidelines have been published on managing cholesterol for heart disease and stroke.
What is PCOS and What Does it Have to do with Nutrition & Exercise? 20 November 2013
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex metabolic condition that is thought to affect 5-10% of women. The medical world has made progress in recognizing that this syndrome can involve more than just the reproductive system, while often including insulin resistance (IR). The good news is that women with PCOS can positively impact their condition with a healthy lifestyle plan.
The Best Cleanse Ever 14 November 2013
There is one cleanse that can beat out all other cleanses, but can you bring yourself to do it? That’s the test.
How Much Exercise to Burn That Off? 12 November 2013
If you knew how many “sweat equivalents” you would have to exert because of your food choices at a restaurant, would that influence you more than calorie counts provided on a menu?
The Curvy Road to Weight Loss (and Back) 8 November 2013
Losing weight is not about pounds or goals. It’s much bigger than that, and harder to do. Find out what it’s really about and how to expect the unexpected.
Diabetes Diary: “The Diabetes Prevention & Management Cookbook” 5 November 2013
I am always looking for new books to recommend to people with diabetes. Spoiler alert: this is a book I recommend for those with diabetes!
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