Weight Management

If you are struggling with your weight, you may find that a healthy eating plan and regular physical activity help you lose weight and keep it off over the long term.
Get healthy eating resources and physical activity tips here to help you lose weight and keep it off.


Healthiest Packaged Snack Options

Exploring nutritious snack choices is a cornerstone of maintaining a balanced and health-conscious lifestyle. From wholesome nuts and seeds to protein-packed Greek yogurt cups, this curated list of healthy packaged snacks offers a diverse range of options that cater to varying tastes and dietary preferences. Dive into ...

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Healthy Main Dish Salad Inspiration

Pear, Fig, Candied Walnut and Prosciutto Salad  Greens, Prosciutto Slices, Fresh Pear, Candied Pecans, Dried Fig, Blue Cheese Crumbles with Champagne Pear Vinaigrette. Arugula, Beet, Walnut and Goat Cheese Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Beet and Goat Cheese Beets, goat cheese, toasted pecans walnuts or pistachios ...

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How To Track Saturated Fat and Fiber on MyFitnessPal (MFP) and Why It is Important For your Health

Yes, there is evidence to suggest that a high-fiber diet is associated with a longer and healthier life. Consuming a diet rich in dietary fiber has been linked to several health benefits that can contribute to longevity. Here are some reasons why a high-fiber diet is thought to promote longevity: Heart Health: High-fiber ...

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Oatmeal with Fresh fruit: strawberries, bananas, peaches, pears, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries; Dried fruit: apricots, prunes, blueberries. cranberries, raisins, cherries; Frozen fruit: cherries, blueberries, strawberries; Nuts or seeds: Almonds, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, flaxmeal or flaxseeds, al ...

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Gym in a Bag Travel Workout with Bands

For each exercise, 8-12 repetitions improves strength and power, 10-15 repetitions improve strength in middle-age and older persons starting exercise, and 15-20 repetitions improve muscular endurance. I suggest trying this at home first before your trip so that you are familiar with how to do the exercises. Then you ...

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Is High Intensity Interval Training Best for Weight Loss for Beginning Exercisers?

New or inexperienced exercisers may have some misperceptions in regards to cardio training. It is not uncommon for an individual to begin an exercise program with the intention of losing weight by performing a high volume of cardio training at a high intensity. (By high intensity I mean to the point that speaking is po ...

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Fatty Food Facts You Might Not Want To Know

One 15-ounce bag of potato chips = 1 cup of oil Most bags of chips contain an average of 150 grams of fat. Instead of munching on traditional chips, seek out baked varieties, make some popcorn with canola oil and popcorn kernels or grab some pretzels or peanuts. And of course, be aware of how much you're eating. M ...

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Client Spotlight: Meet Gene

Written by: Intern Callie Parry and Gene Purdum Maria has a vast group of past and current clients. They range in age, location and life experiences. To give you a better sense of the people Maria is helping through her business and expertise, we will be doing regular client spotlights. To start, we wou ...

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Creating Stress-Free Dinners

Pre-prepping ingredients before dinner helps ease the rush and stress of mealtime. I work from home, so when I had some time mid-afternoon, I washed and cut the veggies, gathered the rice pilaf ingredients, and prepared the salmon in its baking dish. An hour before dinner, I put the green beans in a pot with the ...

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Lowering Your Diet's Caloric Density: Eat More + Weigh Less

Bell EA, Castellanos VH, Pelkman CL, Thorwart ML, Rolls BJ. Energy density of foods affects energy intake in normal-weight women. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1998;67:412-420. [PubMed] Bell EA, Rolls BJ. Energy density of foods affects energy intake across multiple levels of fat content in lean and obese women. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. ...

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Initial Weight Loss Can Predict Longer Term Weight Loss Success

There is a relationship between initial weight loss and later weight loss results. Findings from this study [1], show that weight loss in the first two months of treatment are strongly associated with weight loss following the first year of an intensive lifestyle intervention. In all cases, failure to achieve a 1- or 2-m ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Homemade Popcorn

Here are some reasons why popcorn is often seen as a healthier snack option: Whole grain: Popcorn is made from whole grains, which means it retains its bran, germ, and endosperm. Whole grains provide essential nutrients like fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Fiber promotes healthy digestion, helps control bloo ...

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