Get moving!

Physical Activity: Lose Weight and Live Better By: Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN Trying to lose weight? If you’ve asked around about how to lose weight, then you may…

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Calorie counting

The Essential Guide to Calorie Counting By: Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN You may have never thought about the calories in food until you wanted to lose weight. Not…

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Weight loss

5 Common Weight Loss Mistakes By: Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN Weight loss can be a challenge for anyone, but sometimes we make things harder than they have to be!…

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Weight loss

The Benefits of Weight Loss (and Reasons to Continue Losing Weight) By: Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN We all have our own reasons as to why we want to lose…

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Healthy Eating

5 Basic Rules of Healthy Eating: The Dietitian’s Guide By: Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN When you do a quick Internet search for “healthy eating tips,” you may find…

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Diet or Exercise?

Both are important for your life but which should you focus on for your health goals? Advice from a RealSimple article says that for different effects on your life, you will…

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Exercise Versus Diet

Is one more important than the other? A meta-study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association sought to compare the effectiveness of 59 diets and found that there was no…

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The American Obesity Epidemic (AHA)

"Deceptively Simple" Solution to Obesity? The American Heart Association says that the the way to beat obesity is to eat fewer calories and increase calorie burning activity. So why is a…

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Obesity Worldwide

An article from the Harvard T.F Chan School of Public Health has explored Obesity throughout the world and highlights some striking observations, summarized below. Roughly 500 million people are obese today,…

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Obesity Prevalence Maps (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that no state has an obesity rate less than 20%, as of 2015. In 21 states and some territories, obesity rates were…

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Quick Facts About Obesity

According to the State of Obesity, which is a  project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,  greater than 1 in 4 adult Americans are obese.…

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