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Weight Loss for Diabetics

8 Weight Loss Tips for Diabetics

March 30, 2017

Weight loss for diabetics is different than weight loss for those who have not been diagnosed. Patients with diabetes have to monitor blood sugar and blood pressure, and they cannot push their bodies over the edge without risking an increase in health problems. But healing the body and achieving weight loss for those with a…

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Weight Loss vs Muscle Gain

Weight Loss vs. Muscle Gain: What Should I Aim For?

March 28, 2017

We already know that fat loss and weight loss are two different things. Not all weight loss is healthy, but almost all fat loss helps your organs and muscles work more fluidly. For the purposes of exploration of weight loss vs. muscle gain, we’ll assume that by weight loss, we mean fat loss. Most people…

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Weight Loss Women Over 40

The 6 Key Weight Loss Tips for Women Over 40

March 24, 2017

There’s no getting around it: your resting metabolic rate slows down as you age. You may find that as a woman over 40, weight loss is complicated – you’re starting to pick up some extra pounds even though you’re sticking to the same diet and exercise habits you had in your 30s. Or you may…

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Weight Loss Without Hunger

Weight Loss Without Hunger: It’s Not a Myth

March 22, 2017

What’s your biggest concern about dieting? If you’re worried about feeling hungry all the time, you’re certainly not alone. Many women and men have negative associations with diets because they feel like dieting is the same as starving themselves, making weight loss without hunger pangs seem impossible. However, cutting calories doesn’t have to mean struggling…

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Anti-Aging Skin Care

Aging Without Wrinkles: 6 Ways to Revitalize Your Skin

March 9, 2017

It’s not just the aging process that causes wrinkles; everything from the way we sleep to the amount of time we spend squinting, frowning, smiling, laughing, and talking affect the shape, size, and number of wrinkles that end up on our faces. Wrinkles happen to everyone. They are part of growing older, but with the…

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What is Emotional Eating?

What Emotional Eating Is, and How You Can Fight It

March 7, 2017

The definition of emotional eating is using food to make yourself feel better. It occurs when you eat to fill emotional needs, rather than to satisfy your appetite or fill your stomach. You’ve likely experienced emotional eating before if you’ve eaten ice cream when you feel depressed or made extra room for dessert. Using food…

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Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss

Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss: What’s the Difference?

March 2, 2017

Weight Loss is a negative change in the total weight of the human body. Fat Loss is a negative change in the total volume of adipose tissue (fat) in the human body. The differences between burning fat and losing weight are abundant. The various tissues, solids, and fluids that make up your weight can be…

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Breaking Weight Loss Plateaus

When Weight Loss Plateaus: 5 Things You Can Do

February 28, 2017

When you first started your weight loss plan, you were meeting all your goals and feeling great. Now it seems like your weight loss has stalled, even though you’ve been exercising and sticking to your diet religiously. What gives? It may not be much consolation, but the struggle to overcome weight loss plateaus is a…

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Atkins Diet alternative

Diet Doc’s Weight Loss Solutions are More Effective Than the Standard Atkins Diet

February 24, 2017

Around 70% of Americans are obese or overweight, primarily due to unhealthy diets and inactive lifestyles. Nutrition deficiency, lack of physical exercise, and inadequate monitoring of weight gain contributes to health issues like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke, many of which are preventable conditions aggravated by obesity and excessive weight gain. For millions…

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Negative calorie diet food

Diet Doc’s Medical Director on the Faulty Science of the “Negative Calorie Diet”

February 23, 2017

Recent fad diet plan, the Negative Calorie Diet, purports that some foods require more energy to chew and digest and that energy expenditure can burn more calories than the foods actually contain. Celery is probably the best example of a “negative calorie food” due to its solid makeup of fiber and water. The idea is…

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