Category Archives: Weight Loss

Here’s What to Eat for Lunch If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

[brightcove:5734616015001 default] Breakfast gets all the glory as the most important meal. But lunch plays a key role in your day too, especially for anyone trying to slim down. If your midday meals are too skimpy, you may overeat at dinner; while too-heavy lunches can make you sleepy and sluggish—not the ideal mindset for your ongoing weight-loss efforts. Below are five… Read More »

Trying to Lose Weight? Your Partner May Reap the Benefits, Too

[brightcove:5708123228001 default] Committing to a weight-loss program can have an unexpected benefit: Your significant other may shed some extra pounds, too, even if they aren’t trying. That’s what researchers found in a new study on the so-called weight-loss ripple effect, published today in the journal Obesity. The study, which was sponsored by Weight Watchers, tracked… Read More »

Eating Fruit Can Actually Help You Lose Weight. A Nutritionist Explains

[brightcove:5528009511001 default] Here’s some good news if you love berries, pears, and apples: Ditching fruit isn’t necessary to lose weight. It’s also not smart. Yes, fruit contains carbs and naturally-occurring sugar. But there are important reasons to make fruit a daily staple in your diet, even when you’re working to slim down. The key is to eat it strategically. Doing… Read More »

How This Dad Lost Nearly 100 Lbs.—and Gained a Six-Pack

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] Jeremiah Peterson decided to get serious about weight loss when a family hiking excursion last summer proved to be too taxing for his then 290-lb. frame. “I remember being bent over heaving just trying to catch my breath,” the Missoula, Montana-resident tells PEOPLE. “When I looked up, I saw my wife and three kids… Read More »