Weight Loss

  • Throw a Healthy and Delicious Cookout!

    Guest Blogger Carly Waldman is a student at West Virginia University studying nutrition sciences. In her spare time, Carly volunteers at the fueling station for the D1 athletes at WVU and is also president of the soccer club.Memorial Day weekend kicks off the beginning of summer that is commonly celebrated with a barbeque. A BBQ […]

  • Behaviors that Slow Your Weight Loss

    Sometimes, it’s not all about what you eat but it’s about HOW you eat it that affects your weight loss. Here are some reasons why you may not be losing weight. 

    Your portions are off. If you are using a calorie tracking app but aren’t measuring out your portions with appropriate instruments such as measuring cups, […]

  • Can Not Getting Enough Z’s Make You Fat?

    Lack of sleep = weight gain over time It has been observed that more sleep can contribute to weight loss and less sleep contributes to weight gain. A NHANES study of 68,183 women over 16 years showed that women who had longer duration of sleep gained less weight over time (see figure 1 below). Various studies show that […]