It seems that the brilliant researchers who study our circadian clock, that internal timekeeper, have tuned in to an important factor for weight management. It seems a blue light sensor in the retina measures ambient light level and sets the time to go to sleep and wake up every day.
Women seem far ahead of men in understanding the detriments of ‘body shaming.’ At least we, as a culture, have come to realize that the Barbie doll resembles reality in very few ways.
Weight loss diets are a big business in our country. There are so many books and diets on the market it could make your head swim.
If life was fair, losing weight after menopause would be just as easy as at any other stage in our lives. Unfortunately, life isn’t fair. When I was in my 20s, I could look at a pair of walking shoes and drop 5 pounds. Now, in my 60s, it feels like I could run a marathon and gain weight from the water that they served along the way.
This year is quickly coming to a close. As a holistic nutritionist I’m often asked: “What is the secret to lasting weight loss?” That’s a heavy question, no pun intended. Here are 10 things I’ve learned in the 20+ years I’ve been helping older women who want to lose weight:
It would be great to find an effortless, fun, easy and irreversible way to [insert your biggest wish here]. Like finding that perfect shade of lipstick, a dress that makes you look like a princess, or a chocolate dessert with fewer calories than celery. We can dream, right?
Here’s the question that I get asked nearly every single day, and not just during weight loss ‘season’: “I know what I’m ‘supposed to do’ to lose weight, so why can’t I do it?”
My clients then go on to explain that they’ve tried cutting their carbs or adjusting their macros or tracking their calories, but it’s just not working.
Gaining weight is easy for most people – it’s losing it that becomes exceptionally difficult when we hit 60. But is there a strategy that actually works? Join us in discussion with registered dietitian Ashley Koff who has some great information to share. Enjoy the show!
Most of us have heard about using positive affirmations. But are they really effective? And can they really help with weight loss?
As a registered dietitian, the clients and patients I see are usually struggling with health issues such as overweight, obesity, insulin resistance, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and more…