Have you ever gone on a diet and gained weight? According to a new UK survey, nearly a third of women have seen a spike on the scale after going on a diet, gaining an average of nearly four pounds. It may sound counterintuitive, but I’ve seen it happen.
When I tell clients that they can lose weight by eating more calories, they often look at me like I’m either trying to trick them or I’ve lost my marbles. But the truth is, the concept of "calories in versus calories out" is greatly oversimplified, and in my opinion, seriously outdated.
If you thought the worst that could happen on the wrong diet is not losing weight, or losing too much weight, check out Ashton Kutcher’s recent comments in USA Today. While portraying Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming film, Kutcher tested out Jobs’ fruitarian diet and landed in the hospital as a result.
The fiscal cliff, poor economy, natural disasters, disturbing news stories, doomsday theories, and over-the-top reality TV…it’s all enough to make you want to bury your face in a bag of M&Ms. And according to a new study from the University of Miami, that’s exactly what may be happening.
Whether you find her figure enviable or unappealing, when Victoria Beckham talks diet, a lot of people listen. Some say she single handedly made the book Skinny Bitch a best seller, after she was photographed carrying a copy, and her casual mentions of little known products like Pu-erh tea have resulted in skyrocketing popularity.
How much do you hate weighing yourself? According to a UK survey, some women would rather be seen naked by a colleague or get dumped by a boyfriend than weigh themselves after the holidays. And I'm here to tell you that you don't have to weigh yourself at ALL. That's right, just skip it.