“The Biggest Loser” Sets Up Unrealistic Expectations

Have you been watching “The Biggest Loser”, the new reality series on TV which features obese men and women trying to lose the most weight the most bodyfat in the fastest period of time? Like you, I watched the show, hoping to find the secrets of weight loss success that may help my clients. What …

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Survey Says… Results of “How Often You Weigh Yourself” Poll

Several weeks ago I wrote an opinion piece on how often to weigh yourself. Since then, I polled 30 clients and friends, asking them “How often do you weigh yourself? Is the scale motivating or depressing? Do you consider yourself overweight, just right, or just out of shape?” Of the 26 respondents, here are the …

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Calcium/Dairy Products Aid Weight Loss

Many dieters give up dairy products like milk and cheese thinking the fat content is inappropriate for a sound weight loss regimen. In addition, adult women and men, in general, neglect drinking milk, thinking “it’s just for kids”. However, several recently published research studies have shown a link between consumption of dairy products and successful …

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Review of Dr. Phil’s “The Ultimate Weight Solution”

I have been reading Dr. Phil Mcgraw’s book “The Ultimate Weight Solution” and I am impressed with his ability to target the REAL reasons we overeat and utlimately lose control over our weight. I have been counseling women and men on health and fitness for over 15 years, and, like Dr. McGraw, have realized that …

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