Are you thinking about starting a new diet? Read this first.

Oftentimes when people try new diets, they start with gusto, only to lose their resolve later. This article discusses common mental roadblocks to maintaining a diet and the ideal mindset for success. Of course, choosing a healthy and reasonable diet is also important from the start. If your diet deprives your body of needed calories or nutrients, your body will make it known.  Continue reading “Are you thinking about starting a new diet? Read this first.”

5 reasons against extreme caloric restriction and exercising for quick weight loss.

Most people who resolve to lose weight want to see quick weight loss. For many people, that means going to extremes with gusto, such as dramatically increasing exercise and drastically limiting caloric intake. For example, they may run 10 miles a day and eat salads for every meal with fat-free dressing. Five main problems with this approach:  Continue reading “5 reasons against extreme caloric restriction and exercising for quick weight loss.”