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

‘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 […]

Weight Loss Fraud – What a Surprise – Not!

FTC Cracks Down on Weight Loss Fraud On the heels of our Slim Chance Awards, which called out the most egregious weight loss schemes of 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week charged four companies with weight loss fraud. Sensa, the makers of a powder that you sprinkle to your food to “make you […]

Is It Any Wonder? Diet Advice from the Past

My daughter Lesley was at Green Mountain for the past month, going through our women's wellness program.  When she wasn't in class or out on a hike or other fun fitness activity, she pitched in with good cheer and willingness to do whatever needed to be done at a moment's notice.  As anyone who runs […]

Diet Exposure

Last year my niece, who was 5 at the time, reported to her mother at dinner one night that she was “on a diet.”  My sister was shocked since the word “diet” has never come out of her mouth or her husband’s.  My sister does model healthy eating for her daughter.  So where did this little […]

What’s Wrong with Stealing Cookies from the Cookie Jar

Because my husband usually rises before me and switches on the tv in the other room, I often wake to the childhood jingle about stealing cookies from the cookie jar, repeated by a woman and a man touting their weight loss success on the Cookie Diet. It really bugs me, initially just because of the […]