Trying to Lose Weight in December? Try This.

Are you trying to lose weight in December?  Are you hoping to lose tonnage for the annual “Wear your bikini in December!” office Christmas party?  I hope not.  First, you cannot lose more than a few pounds in December unless you don’t mind gaining them all back (and more) in January. Second, if everyone in…

Will Time-Restricted Eating Help You Lose Weight?

Time-restricted eating is the hot new trend in dieting.  Eat as much food as you like and lose weight, as long as you restrict your eating to a narrow window each day: eight to ten daylight hours.  (Opinions differ slightly.)  The basics: if you start breakfast at, say 10 AM and finish dinner by 6…

How Much Exercise Do You Need? The 16-Word Diet Series

Do you get regular, vigorous exercise?  More importantly, would you rather be overweight and live a long, healthy life, or be thin and live a shorter, unhealthy life?  The answer is obvious (unless you are more narcissistic than Donald Trump), yet everyone gets it wrong.  We loudly shout HEALTHY! but we secretly want THIN!  That’s…