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A Closer Look at Fasting

Fasting can be defined as the act of willfully excluding food or drink, whether in certain forms or entirely, for a period of time.  Historically, fasting was an act exercised by religious or political groups to express commitment to certain beliefs.  But not all who fast do so as a form of communication, devotion or […]

The Difference between Diet Success and Failure

8 Tips That Really Count I’ve been experimenting with diets and exercise regimens for the last 19 years.  In that time, I’ve heard countless theories, read multiple trendy diet/fitness books, worked with several trainers and nutritionists, and experienced multiple dramatic physical changes.  After nearly two decades of experience, here my top eight dieting lessons to […]

Fit Your Skinny Jeans

A perfect figure, a healthy physique… we all crave it. Those who are fit, want to stay fit.  Those who are stretching their jeans are looking to lose a few pounds.  One of the biggest obstacles in the path to weight loss is poor food decisions on a regular basis.  A good and healthy diet […]

Weight Loss Plateau?

A Weight Loss Plateau is an unfortunate hardship of shedding unwanted pounds. Suddenly, the pounds just stop coming off!  “Although hitting a plateau is common, most people are surprised when it happens to them, for they believe that if they just maintained a reduced-calorie diet, they would continue to lose weight.  The challenge, according to Mayo […]

Gluten Free Lifestyle

While many people have suffered allergies for years, the last decade has seen an influx of wheat and gluten related information in the media. Some of the more interesting diets include those that originated from genuine food allergies, and going gluten-free is no exception.  Gluten is a protein found in the grains of wheat, barley […]

Best Weight Loss Apps for Spring

March is the perfect month to reorganize and re-energize.  Yet the hall closet isn’t the only thing that can benefit from a little TLC and spring cleaning.  The diet and exercise plan that was successful all winter is probably ready for a change; whether a few minor adjustments or a full overhaul, reevaluating regimens can […]

The Paleo Diet

One of the most common diets to breach the weight loss market in the last several years is the Paleo Diet, also known as the Paleolithic, Stone Age, Caveman or Warrior diet.  This eating plan largely focuses on mimicking consumption of foods that would have only been available to the human ancestors of 2-3 million […]

The Best Diets for Men: Part 2

It’s no secret that the majority of weight loss products, diets and tools are marketed towards women.  In Part 1, The Abs Diet, Jenny Craig and Men’s Health Diet were reviewed as programs that cater specifically to male users.  Yet for men seeking to take control of their health, there are other options on the […]

The Best Diets for Men: Part 1

It’s no secret that the majority of weight loss products, diets and tools are marketed towards women.  Historically it has been more acceptable for women to partake in these efforts, in large part due to societal acceptance, approval and encouragement.  Yet a gross rise in the overweight and obese populations has generated a much-needed focus […]

The Secret Weapon to Successful Weight Loss

The WeightSnap iPhone app was created in response to a rapidly growing movement in weight loss: the Photo Food Diary.  Sure, most dieters have heard of calorie counting and logging foods in order to keep track of the amount of food they consume, but a photo diary is a newer twist on this concept.  have […]