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A taste here, a sample there…if you are not careful, you could easily consume hundreds of calories before the first guest arrives. To keep a lid on pre-party picking: Eat before you cook. Don’t even think about setting foot in the kitchen to whip up your famous Christmas cookies on

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Let the celebrations begin! From now until January, celebrations can feel like an obstacle course for your diet: the buffet table, the bar, the passed hors d’oeuvres, the dessert spread. December Weiss Wednesdays will be all about navigating the calorie traps with ease. Easy Portion Control At The Bar Try

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Eat One Less Bite! Doing this at every meal could save about 75 calories a day which equates to nearly an 8-pound weight loss in one year! Do you know which items equal approximately 75 calories? Let’s put this in perspective using some common foods: 1/2 oreo 1/2 tbsp peanut butter

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I am a “how much can I eat and still fit into my pants?” kind of dieter. If you are as well, check out how to get the most bagel bang for your calorie buck at your break fast (or really anytime a bagel craving hits). 320 Calorie Bagel: “Eat This

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If you love noodle pudding, but not the average 471 calories per cup stat, try this easy substitution. Shiratake Tofu Noodles in ziti shape in place of traditional egg noodles. It will cut the per cup calories by about 180! 3 Tips Strain and rinse the noodles. Set rinsed noodles

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Diet Myth #3: Weighing yourself regularly will discourage you from losing weight Respected weight loss programs have long cautioned us to stay away from the scale. Or at most, to go on no more than once a week. According to the going theory: Like the groundhog scared away by it’s

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Think there’s a great secret to losing weight? Fat chance. Today’s Weiss Wednesday is going to debunk another popular diet myth, and set the record straight! Diet Myth #2: Snacking Affects Weight Gain A 2013 study of 257 women found that frequent snacking helps keep pounds away, while a study

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Think there’s a great secret to losing weight? Fat chance. As obvious as it sounds, our obesity epidemic is due to one factor- we’re eating too much. The next few Weiss Wednesday’s are going to debunk three popular diet myths, and set the record straight! Diet Myth #1: Eating After

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Dr. Krista Vardy, PhD is a leading nutrition scientist and associate professor at the University of Illinois (Chicago). Her studies focus on “intermittent fasting”, an approach to weight loss that is taking the weight management community by storm. Here is an excerpt from an interview in Obesity Reviews with Krista Vardy about

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