Noom has been around since 2011, but it really just hit the mainstream press in the past couple of years. I've only ever seen it advertised on social media but didn't click through, dismissing it as yet another weight-loss app that I probably wouldn't stick with. One day, however, in a moment of weakness, I decided to give it a shot. Since there was a seven-day trial, I decided … [Read more...] about An app claims mindfulness, not calorie-counting, can help me lose weight
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Keith Roach To Your Health Published 8:40 PM EST Jan 7, 2019 Dear Dr. Roach: My family members drink mega amounts of diet pop, including the kids, ranging from age 3 to age 10. All the adults have serious weight problems. They say they have to drink something besides water. What comments do you have? A.H. Dear A.H.: There remains a controversy about the effect of diet … [Read more...] about Ask the doc: Diet soda isn’t a magic bullet to lose weight
If you think a switch from sugar to a calorie-free sweetener might help you get healthier and shed pounds, think again. After years of research, there's still only very weak evidence that no-cal sweeteners might be beneficial, according to German researchers who looked over data from 56 studies involving either adults or kids. The investigators looked at a variety of health … [Read more...] about Do sugar-free sweeteners really help you lose weight?
Jennifer Still, provided by Published 10:19 am PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 Shutterstock "Couch to 5k" running programs are a great way to get fit for new runners. Author Jennifer Still writes that she recently turned to a “Couch to 5K” running program to lose weight. Here, Still details seven tips she wishes she’d known before starting the … [Read more...] about I started the ‘Couch to 5K’ running program to lose weight — here’s what I wish I’d known before starting
source Joana Lopes/Shutterstock Losing weight is tough work, but for some people it can be especially hard. Susan Peirce Thompson, a cognitive scientist who struggled for decades with her weight, advocates a radical approach to eating that goes against popular nutritional wisdom. Instead of “everything in … [Read more...] about How to lose weight if you’re addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years