Surviving The Neighborhood Picnic

Two things that go hand-in-hand? Picnics and (usually not-so-healthy) food. This summer, you’re likely fielding invites from pals on your street to get together for potlucks and picnics. Here are some tips to make those events fun without getting off track: Bring a...

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season is summed up with friends, family, parties, peppermint, and food, lots of food. The latter isn’t the best for your medical weight loss plan, but you can get through the holiday season unscathed and ready to tackle the new year on weight loss track....

Holiday Survival, Part 4: Taming Food Temptations

Holiday festivities traditionally revolve around food, and the pressure to overindulge can throw any well-intentioned dieter into a tailspin. Here’s how to make wise choices during the holiday season. Statistically, Americans gain between 1 and 10 pounds each year...

Holiday Survival, Part 3: Party Food.

Welcome to Holiday Survival: Part 3. Buffets are perilous for those who are watching their weight. Fortunately, a few simple strategies can help you indulge without over-indulging. 1. Do you eat out on a regular basis? During the holiday season, you may want to trade...

Holiday Survival, Part 2: Drink Responsibly.

While we love a cocktail at a holiday gathering, especially if it’s seasonally themed, we also love it when our clothes still fit in January. In the interest of keeping your current wardrobe and your sanity this holiday season, here are a few tips from Thinnergy...