Tag: weight loss

Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

December 30, 2020

Knowing the Red Flags of Fad Diets

Doctors, dietitians, and other experts agree that the best way to lose weight is to eat fewer calories while maintaining...

August 16, 2018

Top 5 Nutrition and Weight-loss Myths Debunked

Quick-fixes, especially when it comes to nutrition, aren’t always best for your body function and overall health.

September 1, 2016

10 Tips for Portion Control & Weight...

Fortunately, portion control, weight-loss and good nutrition are key steps to reducing the health risks associated with excess weight.

August 25, 2016

Fitness Goals: Focus on Behaviors, Not Weight

If your goal is to reach and maintain a healthy weight, assess the following behaviors to determine if you should...

December 10, 2015

The Skinny on ‘Spot Reduction’

You cannot specifically tell your body where to burn fat. The only way you can get rid of a trouble...

December 8, 2015

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