‘Weighing In’

Healthy Weight Week 2015 Starts Monday!

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Hang on to your hats, folks. It’s Healthy Weight Week next week! Okay, maybe we’re a little more excited than you are at this point. But we’ve been working on this for a while now and are excited with all we’ve got to share. About Healthy Weight Week If you’re not familiar with Healthy Weight Week, this is its 22nd […] Read more »

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Why is Weight Watchers Covered by Health Insurance?

By Erin Risius, MA

I recently found out that health insurance covers Weight Watchers. What the…? ‘Health’ insurance covers a diet?! Diets have very little to do with health and so it’s the message that this sends that bothers me because it says that this diet is ‘reasonable and necessary’ per health insurance standards. But dieting behavior is one of the primary contributors to […] Read more »

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Weight Loss Diet Schemes Don’t Work! Especially These

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

So we’re getting it a little backwards, announcing the winners of the Slim Chance Awards 2015 last Friday before we announce the nominees today. Hey, you gotta find your fun somewhere and with a subject like this, it’s pretty hard sometimes. Dieting is a serious business to the tune of $65 billion a year with untold damage to people’s health and […] Read more »

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Before You Start That Weight Loss Diet: The Slim Chance Awards 2015

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Feeling a little, shall we say, over-sated after the holidays? Or are you just tired of struggling with what you believe is excess weight, and look at the new year as a time to begin again? If so, resist the temptation to start another diet. The temptation is real and understandable. Everywhere we turn, we’re encouraged to diet if we […] Read more »

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‘Feel Full’ Chemical Priopionate Hyped In Recent Weight Loss News Articles

By June Lupiani, RDN, CSSD

‘Feel Full’ Chemical Not Exactly New News Google the term propionate and you’ll find very recent news result links ranging from “Obesity Epidemic May See Slowdown With New Ingredient That Makes You Feel Full”, “This ‘Feel Full’ Chemical Could Be the Future of Weight Loss”, “Food supplement appears to prevent weight gain” and “Ingredient that could help you eat less”. […] Read more »

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