Weight Matters

  • Food Mood Link: Emotional Eating

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    Food Mood Link: Emotional Eating

    Food Mood Link: Emotional Eating GUEST BLOG: By Michelle K. Berman, Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LD If you have ever heard the phrase, “just have some willpower and you will lose weight”, then obviously the person with those famous last words was not an emotional eater. Emotional eating is not about food, physiological hunger, cravings,...

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  • Is sugar more addictive than cocaine?

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    Sugar Addiction - Ideal Protein Diet

    Studies suggest sugar is four times more addictive than cocaine. A sobering report about the state of added sugar consumptions and the harm it is doing to our health. For more than a decade, leading scientists have studied the effects of refined sugar on health and questioned its addictive qualities. Recent findings have indicated a strong...

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  • Mindful Eating Strategies For More Effective Weight Loss

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    Mindful eating for dieters

    Mindful Eating: Your Secret Weapon for More Effective Weight Loss. Often we gain weight for reasons beyond just poor food choices alone. Destructive behaviors, negative thoughts or intense feelings can drive us to make poor food choices and overeat. No matter the driver, food should never be viewed as a source of comfort, stress...

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  • BODYTECH REVIEW: Nutella Spread

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    Nutella Review by BodyTech

    DIETERS BEWARE SERIES Is Nutella spreading it on “slick” when comes to good nutrition? A Review by the BodyTech Weight Loss and Health Team. Have you ever tried to find the exact list of ingredients for Nutella chocolate spread online? You know, the identical list that appears on the Nutella product label, as required...

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  • Your Mindset Is Key To Successfully Changing Bad Eating Habits

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    Change bad eating with mindset

    Your Mindset is Key to Successfully Changing Bad Eating Habits.   Changing bad habits, especially unhealthy eating, can be difficult. It isn’t easy to do nowadays, thanks to the fact that much of the food that is readily available is nutritionally poor, sugar-filled and addictive. Who doesn’t love a good potato chip now and...

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  • American Sugar Consumption – Shock and Awe Facts

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    On average, Americans of every age consume far too much sugar in their daily diet. In recent years, the spotlight on sugar has been growing as health experts seek to understand the root causes of our nation’s rapidly increasing epidemic of obesity and diet-induced health conditions...

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  • Buzz-Addicts Beware, Caffeine Addiction Starts Young

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    Caffeine Addiction in Kids

    Like it or not, caffeine is a drug. Yup. If you drink caffeine daily you can build up a tolerance for it, thus making it likely for you to increase your average intake over time. A body addicted to caffeine will most likely go through a withdrawal period once regular consumption is halted. If...

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  • Ketogenic Diets – What is Ketosis?

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    Often people confuse “ketosis” with “ketoacidosis”, a dangerous and life-threatening health condition. Ketosis, on the other hand, simply refers to a state of metabolism where one’s body burns fat at an accelerated rate. Ketosis is a popular approach to weight loss and is a central strategy of the Ideal Protein diet protocol. Ketosis based diets are...

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