Tag: Help

Doctor Sheds 125 Lbs. with the Help of Intermittent Fasting: ‘It’s Been Life Changing’

Dr. Kevin Gendreau lost 125 lbs. by taking a three-pronged approach. The major components were: finding the proper motivation, a whole food diet without processed carbohydrates and intermittent fasting, the Fairhaven, Mass. primary care physician tells PEOPLE. Unfortunately, the motivation came with tragedy. “When my sister was diagnosed with an aggressive, rare form of cancer, […]

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What Is the Ayurvedic Diet—and Can It Help You Lose Weight?

Non-Western approaches to wellness have become increasing popular, from massage and meditation to acupuncture and aromatherapy. The interest in nutrition for both preventative and therapeutic purposes has also soared, including the awareness of eating practices from healthy populations around the globe. One in particular that’s been bubbling up is the Ayurvedic diet. In existence for thousands […]

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The Best Diet Meal Plan to Help You Reach a Healthy Weight, According to a Nutritionist

Forget calorie slashing and deprivation: This diet meal plan is designed to leave you feeling nourished and energized. Weight Loss – Health.com

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Can the Coffee Diet Really Help With Weight Loss—and Is It Safe?

I have written before about the health benefits of coffee, as well as the potential perks of coffee naps, and why enjoying a cup before a workout may lead to better fitness results. Now, coffee has become the central component of a weight loss plan some refer to as "the coffee diet." What is the coffee […]

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The Buddha Diet Will Help You Lose Weight With Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science

Buddha may have been the world's first yo-yo dieter: Raised in luxury, the young prince Siddhartha had a taste of decadence before he swung hard in reaction, living as a wandering ascetic, starving himself nearly to death, until he finally arrived at his “middle way.” The Buddha was, of course, in search of something more […]

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Woman Asks for Advice About How to Help Her 120-Pound, 4-Year-Old Sister

On Sunday, a 22-year-old woman took to Reddit’s r/loseit to ask for help for her four-year-old sister, who weighs 120 pounds and is already experiencing body image issues.  The Original Poster (or OP, in Reddit lingo) explained that her parents had her sister when she was already heading to college, hence the age difference. Because she was away at school, […]

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What Is the GOLO Diet—and Can It Help You Lose Weight?

There are dozens of weight loss diets to choose from, with new plans sprouting up every year. Many quickly fade away, but a program called GOLO has shown some staying power. One of the top diets searched online in 2016, GOLO continues to generate buzz. Here's what this plan is about, what the research says, […]

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Can the Satiating Diet Help You Lose Weight? Here’s What a Nutritionist Thinks

When clients tell me about their attempts to lose weight, I find that many cherry pick tactics from different diets to create a hodgepodge of strategies that work for them. It’s a savvy way to find a just right approach that generates results and has staying power—a must for keeping lost pounds at bay. Now, […]

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What Is the Isagenix Cleanse—and Can It Help You Lose Weight?

I’m constantly asked about diets. One that pops up from time to time, called Isagenix, markets itself as a solution for weight loss, as well as a booster of performance, vitality, and well-being. The products are sold through the Isagenix website, Amazon, and directly by salespeople. Here’s what you need to know about the brand, its […]

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Yoga Can Help You Love Your Body (and Lose Weight)

OK, let's face it: If you're an average-height woman nearing (or over!) 200 pounds, you do not fit in the "yoga body" category. Tall, long, lean, lithe, elegant—not me. I've done tai chi and qigong in the past and loved them. But honestly, in my mind, I've put yoga and bikinis on the same list: […]

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