Category Archives: Weight Management

Protein and Weight Loss

In her most recent NY Times post, A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle, Gretchen Reynolds explains that when someone diets, and drops one pound, that pound is mostly fat.  Some of that pound though - about 1/3rd - can be muscle. Yikes! We don't want to lose muscle! Muscle is more…
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Juicing, Blending, and the Cleanse: Healthy Options or Just Another Diet Trap?

Juicing, Juice Cleanses and Detox Diets are all the rage these days. Most people who try “juicing” or “juice cleanses” often believe they will lose weight, improve energy levels, prevent disease, get relief from constipation, resolve headaches, muscle aches and fatigue, or in some way “unpollute” their bodies. Options range from home-made, gym-made or chain restaurant vegetable…
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Tips to Reduce Stress and Avoid Weight Gain through the Holidays

Seems as if everyone I talk to lately is really stressed out. I thought this was the 'Season of Good Tidings and Cheer'? Gift buying and wrapping, decorating, family obligations, or packing and traveling - let's face it, the holidays are stressful. And then, of course, this is added to your regular everyday stress. And who do you know makes…
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How To Curb Late Night Snacking

Some say it's natural to look for food and want to eat before we settle in and go to bed. It's thought to be a primal instinct - our "inner caveman" wants to make sure our stomach is full before we go to sleep just in case there's no food to be found tomorrow. This seems especially apparent with people…
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