Weight Loss Tips

There are some key lifestyle changes that can help you lose weight.  They can take time and be a challenge, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth a try.  Consider this list and maybe pick three you think you can do.  We’d love to hear which three you think would be the easiest to stick to or which ones you are already doing.
1)      Take notes about everything you eat—use excel, a notebook, or your phone
2)      Measure what you eat
3)      Eat […]

Weight Loss Tips 2017-09-12T19:31:33+00:00

The Fat Trap

Last week I was listening to NPR and heard a really interesting discussion on weight loss based on a New York Times Magazine article called “The Fat Trap” written by Tara Parker-Pope. Since I was in and out of the car I only heard portions of the radio show, but I came home and read the article.

At first I found it so disheartening I wasn’t going to share it, but then I thought that if knowledge is power it might actually be helpful and there are aspects of the article that are very interesting. It discusses just how difficult it is to maintain weight loss. If you struggle with maintaining your weight you’ll either find the article frustrating because it explains why it is so hard and there is not much you can do about it or comforting because it helps explain why you might be having difficulty.

I have to question the science a little (which might provide some hope). Most of the studies put people on extremely low (and I would argue unhealthy) calorie diets to lose weight fast. While the article briefly touched on this at the end, I suspect that […]

The Fat Trap 2014-08-04T18:02:35+00:00