Food Combinations for Weight Loss: Do They Work?

Amanda Gerla

Food combining — or pairing specific types of foods together during meals — is a common practice that is believed to be associated with a variety of health benefits. Some variations, including the Ayurvedic practice of food combining, provide strict rules and regulations about which foods should be eaten together […]

Why some are calling a new weight loss drug a game-changer

Amanda Gerla

SHOREWOOD, Wis. — A new prescription medication is dominating a weight loss market crowded with pills, powders, cleanses, juices, and more. In June of 2021, the FDA approved Wegovy (semaglutide), a weekly injectible. According to the federal agency, it’s “the first approved drug for chronic weight management in adults with […]

Is protein good for weight loss?

Amanda Gerla

While weight loss isn’t always the goal when it comes to leading a balanced lifestyle, making a few changes to your diet can be a helpful way to lose weight healthily. But instead of following a fad diet, why not follow the science? In which case, could simply eating more […]

A guide to the DASH diet for weight loss

Amanda Gerla

Ever thought about trying the DASH diet for weight loss? The healthy eating plan was originally designed to help treat or prevent high blood pressure, but it could also boost weight loss, as a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found.  Dr Deborah Lee from Fox Pharmacy says: “DASH stands […]

Swimming for Weight Loss | U.S. News

Amanda Gerla

Establishing an effective, sustainable exercise routine is a key component of any weight-loss strategy, says Russell F. Camhi, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute in Great Neck, New York. He’s head team physician at Hofstra University in Uniondale, New York, and an assistant professor […]

Quality sleep may be the key to weight loss

Amanda Gerla

Share on PinterestA study shows that sleep duration and quality may be the key to managing weight. and ljubaphoto/Getty Images Adults should sleep at least 7 hours a night for health and well-being, yet more than one-third of American adults fail to get enough sleep. A new study has shown […]

What is a successful mindset for weight loss maintenance?

Amanda Gerla

In today’s calorie-rich, ultra-processed, movement-sparing, chronic stress-inducing, so-called “toxic” environment, losing weight is hard work. But implementing a healthy and sustainable approach that keeps the weight off is even harder. Short-term weight loss can be easier than long-term weight maintenance Most of us can successfully achieve weight loss in the […]