Calorie counting apps and long-term weight loss

Weight loss and especially the long-term maintenance of the weight reduction is a complex process that involve many factors. Calorie counting apps can be helpful as a part of a more comprehensive weight loss program. They also have some inherent characteristics that can be counterproductive to long-term success.

Insulin Resistance associated with prediabetes

Do you find it almost impossible to lose weight no matter what you eat? Do you become unreasonably tired in the afternoon or after a meal? You may be suffering from Insulin Resistance – a condition associated with pre-diabetes. An astonishing 75% of all Americans today may in fact be...

Dieting and Weight Gain – willpower is not the answer

Have you tried dieting? Chances are you have. You probably heard many times that in order to lose weight you need to eat less and exercise more. That restricting calories creates a negative energy balance that eventually leads to weight loss. In fact, up to 2/3 of dieters regain weight after...

Overeating is not the only cause of excess weight

Overeating as a reason for weight gainThere are certainly many reasons why our body can start packing up weight. Overeating is usually blamed as the main reason. The logic goes like this: you either eat too many calories or you are not exercising and not burning the calories that you eat....