21 February 2017 When New Moms Gain Weight, is it the Pregnancy or the Parenthood?

It’s a widespread belief: pregnancy leads to permanent weight gain for women. But is it true? A new study suggests not.

8 November 2016 Three Tips to Prevent the Freshman Fifteen

It’s your first semester of college. Your jeans are fitting tighter, you are catching a cold and you have less energy. Use these three simple tips to create a healthier you and prevent the freshman fifteen.

31 May 2016 Staying Motivated – What’s Getting in Your Way?

This post offers tips and reflections for staying motivated so that you can reach your health goal.

5 April 2016 What You Can Do To Curb Weight Gain Caused By Medication Use?

Is your prescription medication causing you to gain weight? Maybe! But the solution may or may not be to change medication. Read the post to find out what you can do to prevent weight gain despite your medication.

27 February 2015 Doing More Harm than Good with Our Healthy Lifestyle?

You’ve committed yourself to living a healthier lifestyle. You get to the gym early and go through your routine. You eat your vegetables and drink your water. But somehow the scale seems to be moving in the wrong direction. Why is that?

15 July 2014 Weight Gain during Menopause

Menopause is a time of transition but it does not have to include weight gain. A decrease in physical activity appears to be a key problem contributing to fewer total calories burned during the menopausal transition.

8 November 2013 The Curvy Road to Weight Loss (and Back)

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.

21 June 2012 The Mental Challenges of Losing Weight

The Mental Challenges of Losing Weight There is an awakening statistic out there from the Weight and Eating Disorders Program at the University of Pennsylvania that says 65 percent of dieters will return to their pre-dieting weight within three years. Repeat, 65 percent.

6 April 2012 What Else is Making You Gain Weight?

What Else is Making You Gain Weight? Weight gain is fundamentally an issue of energy imbalance – we eat more calories than we burn. But why are we eating more calories than we burn? Most of us have already thought about the obvious culprits regarding too many calories consumed – e.

10 November 2011 What Really Contributes to Weight Gain - Some Surprising Stats

What Really Contributes to Weight Gain - Some Surprising Stats Weight gain comes in many forms. Yes, each pound literally comes from consuming 3,500 calories above your RDI (recommended daily intake), which is based on your height, current weight and activity level.

20 October 2011 What behaviors are making you gain weight?

What behaviors are making you gain weight? Most of us know that weight control boils down to calories intake vs. calories expended. If you consume more calories than you burn, then you will gain weight. But it is also helpful to know what lifestyle factors or specific behaviors are associated with weight...

13 October 2011 Can Specific Foods & Drinks Make Us Gain Weight?

Can Specific Foods & Drinks Make Us Gain Weight? In June of 2011, The New England Journal of Medicine published a very interesting article on dietary and lifestyle factors associated with long term weight gain in men and women living in the United States.

21 July 2011 Is Calorie Counting Still the Way to Achieve Success?

Is Calorie Counting Still the Way to Achieve Success? A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine is taking a crack at disproving long-held beliefs that calories are all the same, and that eating less and exercising more coupled with "everything in moderation" are going to get you slimmer...

15 September 2010 Fight the "Freshman 15"

Fight the "Freshman 15" Many freshman or first-year students are probably delighting in their new-found freedoms at college - freedom to stay up late, skip class every once in a while and the freedom to eat and drink whatever they want, as much as they want.

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