Sleep Loss Limits Fat Loss


Cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting, according to a study published October 5, 2010, in the Annals of Internal Medicine. When dieters in the study got a full night’s sleep, they lost the same amount of weight as when they slept less. When dieters got adequate sleep, however, more than half of the […]

What, If Not Weight Watching?


Many of us who are middle-aged have been watching our weight since our Twiggy and Tab teenage years. On and off, diet after diet, we watched our weight go up and down and back up to a number that was much higher than when we first decided to diet. So even as we agonize over […]

Beyond The Freshman 15: All I Do Is Think About Food


Your Question: What about the college age student who goes WAY beyond the freshman 15 to the point of being so dependent on food for soothing the anxiety that accompanies the pressure to succeed in so many areas ( papers, exams, internshhips, jobs, boyfriends,etc.) that all they do is think about food ? We asked […]