Fasting for Weight Loss

Michael Masterson recently mentioned that a friend of his uses fasting as a weight-maintenance technique. “He weighs himself every morning,” said Michael. “If he is heavy – even one pound heavy – on any given day, he fasts. The next day, his weight is...

5 Ways to Beat Binge Eating

It happens to almost everyone. You get home from work, tired, hungry, and stressed, and you eat a nice dinner. But even though you are full, you go back to the fridge at 8:00. Then at 8:30. And then again at 9:00. You might even hit the fridge – or, worse, the...

Social Support for Heart Health

For years, I’ve been preaching about the importance of having social support for weight loss. If you want to lose weight, you need to hang around – and stay in contact with – other folks who have the same goals as you. Now researchers from the Preventive...

Every Guy’s Diet Needs More…

The other day, one of my clients asked me why I eat so many fruits and vegetables, and why I tell him to do the same. After all, neither one of us is trying to lose fat. I told him that eating well isn’t all about fat loss. For example, when researchers from the...