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What Are Your Eating Triggers?
What makes you eat? Each of us has different eating triggers, and some might be more obvious than others. (Rereading...
Celebrate Your Weight-Loss Success
However far you’ve come on your weight-loss journey, you have plenty to celebrate. Just making one behavioral change...
7 Strategies to Deal with Weight-Loss Plateaus
You’re losing weight at a nice, steady pace, and things are going well...then all of a sudden, the scale doesn’t budge...
6-Step Plan for Preventing Diet Relapses
Everyone has lapses—but what’s the difference between those who can recover, and who can’t? When researchers looked at...
7 Ways to Size Down Your Portions
These days, eating out—at least some of the time—is normal. And whether they come from a restaurant, takeout or vending...
Food Equivalencies
Grains and Starchy Vegetables One serving or “ounce equivalent” = 1 slice bread 1⁄2 English muffin 1⁄2 medium (2-...
How to Get the Weight-Loss Support You Need
Because losing weight can be so challenging, we can’t expect to do it alone. In fact, in all my years of working in...
4 Easy Steps to Solving Weight-Loss Problems
Now that you have an appreciation for the problems that can come up as you move closer to your weight-loss goals, let’s...
Track Your Weight
Recording your weight regularly is a powerful motivating tool. It can give you valuable feedback on how your weight-...
Quiz: Are You Ready to Commit to a Healthy Diet?
Are you ready for a new life? Some diet plans urge you to “get started right now” regardless of what else is going on...
Week #9: Solve Problems
Techniques for overcoming obstacles to losing weight. If you’ve been keeping a food diary as part of your weight-loss...
Week #8: Embrace Challenges
Losing weight would be easy if it weren’t for eating out… special occasions… dinner parties… travel… friends…holidays…...
Week #7: Recharge Your Weight Loss
When you first start a weight-loss plan, the pounds seem to come off easily. You’re motivated, you’re meticulous about...
Week #6: Get support
Losing weight is never easy, but having a supportive crew certainly makes it easier. Find friends who can help keep you...
Week #5: Outsmarting Eating Triggers
Some people can’t resist chocolate. Others get tripped up by cheese curls and tortilla chips. And then there are those...
Week #4: Make Smart Choices
It’s always better to eat healthful, nutrient-packed foods—fruits and veggies, low-fat dairy foods and lean protein...
Week #3: Boost Exercise
Any “self-respecting” weight-loss plan has an exercise component. You don’t have to run a marathon to shed pounds;...
Week #2: Set Goals
Fitting into the jeans you wore in college—when you were 20 pounds lighter—by next Friday: not realistic. Transforming...
Week #12: Celebrate Success
The good thing about fad diets is that you do them for a little while and then you’re done. The bad thing is that they...
Week #11: Be Nice to Yourself
OK, so let’s say that you went ahead and ate the ice cream after all those pieces of pizza. Does that make you a...
Week #10: Think Big Picture
Your diet is sailing along well—you’re making great food choices and working out. You’re hitting your calorie targets,...
Week #1: Are You Ready for a Change?
Most diet plans tell you to start losing weight right NOW. Never mind that you’re working 70-hour weeks or you’re...
What's a Healthy Way to Eat?
For an overall snapshot of what a balanced diet looks like, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s “MyPyramid”...
Super Shopping Tips for When You’re Counting Calories
When you are grocery shopping your goal is to stock up on healthy food and only buy what you truly need. But remember...
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