Is self-love the key to losing weight?

I used to have a problem with food, having said that – I am not suggesting that I am out of the water yet – I anticipate that at some stage in the future, I may have a problem with food again. There have been times in my life when I have been overweight. My […]

6 problems with the Weight Watchers program and 6 solutions | online

6 problems with the Weight Watchers program and 6 solutions

Having problems with weight watchers? I don’t know too many people (especially, I hate to say, women) who have never tried Weight Watchers. Their method of prescribing a “points value” to food has been praised by many and I know that lots of people do find success with the program. Not everybody loses weight permanently […]

The One Advantage Fast Food has Over Home Cooking

I am a good cook. I have several friends and relatives who are better than me (you know who you are) but I am more than confident in the kitchen. The Boyf also knows his way around a spatula and frying pan too but I have to admit something right now. I have almost given […]

Do You Use Food as a Reward?

I do. A while ago I examined the reasons I overeat. At this stage of my life, I rarely overeat but there have been times in my life where I have felt compelled to eat too much. I am sure that many people can identify with this. Sometimes I feel that food controls me; I […]

Is Eating “6 Small Meals a Day to Keep Your Metabolism Going” a Myth?

There are so many studies that tell us to eat regularly throughout the day to keep our metabolisms going. It seems that many of us these days are afraid of ever going hungry. Small meals throughout the day to keep your metabolism going Many nutritionists and dieticians believe that eating smaller, frequent meals throughout the […]

Delay Your Meal by Just 20 Minutes to Lose Weight and Avoid Overeating

A phrase a mentor of mine taught me was ‘delayed gratification’. This is when we choose not to indulge in an activity right away – giving ourselves the chance to want and expect that activity even more. It helps us to build up our willpower. Often I have immense willpower – there are times when […]

Professor Loses 27 Pounds on a Junk Food Diet: Should You?

Have you heard of this guy? For 10 weeks, Mark Haub ate only junk food. He lost lots of weight, improved his cholesterol and got his BMI down to a healthy level. All by eating lots and lots of Twinkies. I am not kidding. To make things even more interesting, he is a professor of […]

A New Method of Controlling Your Weight: Therapeutic Hunger

Are you struggling with food issues? Do you feel that food controls you? Are you overweight and find that no diets seem to work? Therapeutic Hunger is a method of mindful eating that allows you to understand your digestion and to eat more or less, based on your own body’s needs. There’s no need to […]