Biggest Loser Diet

Biggest Loser Diet, popularized by the hit television show The Biggest Loser, is a diet aimed at weight loss and disease prevention. The general concept of the diet is that, by following a set plan, followers can jump start their weight loss journey. It is also designed to help patients […]

Jenny Craig

The Jenny Craig diet is extremely popular because no food or drink is completely off limits – even dessert and alcohol! These items are not meant to be consumed in excess, but the diet does allow for the occasional splurge. Yet, like any diet, Jenny Craig has its pros and […]

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers was founded in 1963 in Queens, NY. Weight Watchers helps patients lose weight, while also promoting a healthier lifestyle. About Weight Watchers The goal of weight watchers is not only weight loss, but also gaining long-term healthy diet and exercise habits that help keep the weight off. There […]

Glycemic Index

Not all carbs are created equal. That’s the idea behind the glycemic index, which assigns numbers to foods in order to measure how they will affect a person’s blood sugar levels. Spikes and drops in blood sugar levels can lead to fatigue and cravings. This can occur as a result […]

Low Carb Diet

For people just beginning their weight loss journey, a low carb diet may be a good place to start. There’s no calorie counting involved and no feeling hungry. Patients will be counseled on how to minimize their intake of sugary and starchy foods and, instead, focus on eating foods like […]

South Beach Diet

The South Beach Diet is primarily focused on weight loss and heart health. It is comprised of more protein and less carbs than the standard American diet. The diet became popular in 2003, after Arthur Agatston wrote a best-selling book on the diet. While it may no longer in the […]

Atkins Diet

The Atkins Diet was created in 1972 by Dr. Robert Atkins, but it didn’t become popular in the mainstream until he published his book Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution in 2002. Since then, there’s hardly a soul in America that isn’t familiar with the Atkins Diet. This low-carb, high-protein diet […]

Body Mass Index

Body Mass Index: What is it? You’ve likely heard a lot about BMI, or body mass index, in your journey to losing weight. So what is it exactly? Basically, BMI is your weight in kilograms divided by the square of your height in meters. According to the CDC, a high […]

HCG Diet

The HCG Diet – What is it? The HCG Diet, which was first described by Dr. A.T. W. Simeons in 1954, is comprised of a very low-calorie diet (500 calories/day) combined with HCG hormone injections over an 8 week period. HCG is human chorionic gonadotropin. It is the hormone that […]

How to Lose Weight – FAST!

With the holidays coming, you’re probably worried about all the parties, delicious foods, and tempting treats you will be bombarded with. If you already have a few pounds to shed, the prospect of packing on even more weight can seem hopeless in even the strongest-willed dieter. Fortunately, there is a […]