A PRO Medical Registered Dietitian gives tips on how to practice intuitive eating to help you feel confident when you find yourself turning to food for comfort.
If you’ve been struggling with weight loss, you’re not alone. Currently, 54% of Americans are trying to lose weight. While fad diets are a dime a dozen, the truth is one size does not fit all when it comes to nutrition. In fact, when it comes to losing weight, your dietary needs are just as unique as you are! If you’re tired of trying diets that simply won’t work, here are some reasons to consider a customized diet program.
Health problems are the leading causes of death around the world. Obesity, which is a preventable lifestyle condition, is the leading cause of preventable death, behind smoking. Avoiding obesity is possible through healthy eating and custom meal plans for weight loss. Here are some of the healthy eating strategies you can incorporate into your customized weight loss plan.
There’s no doubting the value of weight management. Rather than being just a few extra uncomfortable pounds, excess weight carries legitimate risks. In fact, dropping between 5% and 10% of your weight has been proven to lower your chance of developing heart disease. This is just one of the many benefits of choosing a weight loss program. However, what should you look for in order to figure out which one best fits your needs? Are all weight loss programs essentially the same? No.
If you are looking to lose a significant amount of weight, you probably already know all of the reasons to do so. Fat loss helps decrease blood pressure, reduces the risk for heart disease, and boosts your mood. We could go on and on. Regardless of your motivations for workouts, the fact is workouts don’t always work out.
As summer nears, many people are trying to lose weight. Although healthy eating and exercise has always been the safest and best way to achieve your weight loss goals, the prevalence of extreme fad diets has encouraged individuals to forgo rationality. From the ketogenic diet to the Atkins diet, not every popular dieting plan works — or is good for you. If you want to discover whether or not your lifestyle diet plan is actually healthy, ask yourself the following questions.
One commonly misunderstood concept that gets dieters in trouble is metabolism. Let’s talk about what this term really means and how it can affect your own personal weight loss practices.
When was the last time you left food on your plate? If you’re like many Americans, the answer may be never. Eating to clean your plate can be a hard habit to break. But think of the unnecessary calories you can save by changing this habit! Find out more in this week’s blog on ending your membership with the “clean your plate” club.
Is there anything more difficult than weight loss? The honest answer, perhaps unfortunately, is yes, weight maintenance.
But it is possible and the fight for it is worth it. Our dietitian Erika shares more!
Many of us eat the foods we love as a reward and then we feel terrible, which doesn’t make much sense. And yet, we do it all the time. Why is it we overeat foods loaded with sugar, fat, and salt and then groan in physical discomfort, swearing never to do it again . . . only to repeat the same process days, even hours, later?