Healthy Weight Loss
Dr. Becky Fitness
·How to happily and healthily diet with satisfying super foods using safe, research based methods. Use this board to reach your healthy weight loss goals!
Last updated 2 weeks ago
Do Eat for a Sane Brain. Don’t Feed Your Addictive Brain
"You know, they call them comfort foods for a reason. We feel good when we eat them. This feel-good effect is partly due to how quick-digesting refined and sugary foods impact your brain chemistry. Have you ever noticed that the more you eat junk food, the more you crave it?..."
Do Fast. Don’t Start Too Fast
"Intermittent fasting is an effective way to get your weight loss success back on track. So, you do want to fast, but you don’t want to rush into the practice too fast. This is especially true if you have been splurging on refined carbs and junk foods..."
Do Use Exercise as a Motivator. Don’t Use It as a Punishment
"Whenever you reach a point where you know you need to recommit to weight loss, the first thing you want to do is something. You want to take action. So for many of us, increasing exercise seems like the logical thing to do..."
Need to Reboot Your Weight Loss? Do This Today (Not This)
Life has a way of stealing your focus. If you’ve lost your focus on healthy habits, you may be looking to get your weight loss back on track. In this post, I’ll share how to exercise, fast, and eat to effectively and sanely reboot your weight loss.
Weight Loss Stall Reason #6: Inconsistency
"Therefore, if your weight loss has stalled, and you’ve been following a low carb diet part-time, switch to full-time, and you’ll see a difference. As with any goal, there will be days when staying the course feels uncomfortable..."
Weight Loss Stall Reason #4: Consuming Too Many Calories
"Here again, the solution is to track your intake. This time tracking your calorie intake, which is a valuable thing to do even if you think you have a good idea of how much you are eating. Studies have shown that we are notoriously bad at estimating our food intake. In one study,.."
Weight Loss Stall Reason #1: Your Body is Finding Homeostasis
"While it may be the challenging thing to do, if your weight loss stalls within the first couple of weeks, the best approach is to stay the course. Patience is hard to come by, but simply giving your body time to adapt will allow the results to continue in the early stages..."
Need to Reboot Your Weight Loss? Do This Today (Not This)
Life has a way of stealing your focus. If you've lost your focus on healthy habits, you may be looking to get your weight loss back on track. In this video, I'll share how to exercise, fast, and eat to effectively and sanely reboot your weight loss.
4 Hidden Dieting Mistakes That Stop Weight Loss: Not Having a Game Plan
"...when you go on a diet, you want to see the scale go down every day. However, the human body is a complex and dynamic system. You may have done everything right yesterday, yet there was no change when you stepped on the scale today. You’ll keep yourself on track if you do like this coach and just keep going..."
4 Hidden Dieting Mistakes That Stop Weight Loss: No Tricks – Consistent Effort
"There is nothing wrong with looking for an edge to accelerate weight loss, and there are supplements and other things that support your dieting efforts. However, as I often say, supplements are called supplements for a reason. They supplement a healthy diet..."
4 Hidden Dieting Mistakes That Stop Weight Loss: Not Celebrating Your Victories
"We are all creatures of habit. When we set out to reach a weight loss goal, it requires us to change our habits. Change is uncomfortable, and if your only benchmark of dieting success is the number on the scale, it is easy to get distracted and frustrated..."
4 Hidden Dieting Mistakes That Stop Weight Loss: Running Someone Else’s Race
"The first hard-to uncover mistake is what I’ll call running someone else’s race. Many people will see results when they go on a diet but get distracted by the faster progress of others. There are many factors that go into how quickly your body will lose weight..."
4 Hidden Dieting Mistakes That Stop Weight Loss
When you feel frustrated because your body is not losing weight like you expect it to, it is tempting to force your body to change by dieting harder and exercising more. However, if you push too hard, your body will push back, unleashing hard to control cravings that pull you back to your old habits. In this post, I’ll share 4 hidden dieting mistakes that may be stopping your weight loss.
Low Carb Weight Loss Stalled? Here's Why & What to Do
Following a well-formulated low carb diet is a great way to reach your weight loss goal. However, like any goal, it takes time. There will be moments when you feel as if you are doing the right things, but not getting the results you expect. It is frustrating when weight loss stalls. In this video, I'll share six reasons why it happens and what you can do to accelerate your results.
Low Carb Substitutions for High Carb Snacks
If your goal is to lose weight on a low carb diet, snacking can get you in trouble unless you have a few tricks up your sleeve. In this post, I share three low carb substitutions to high carb snacks that are not only satisfying but also good for you!
Signs of Insulin Resistance – Do You Have Them?: Skin Tags
"Skin tags are small, benign skin growths that pop up commonly in the armpits, neck, and groin. But, they can develop on the trunk of your body or your eyelids. Why they develop so often on the skin of those with insulin resistance is debated..."
Signs of Insulin Resistance – Do You Have Them?: Dark Patches
"The brown to black patches, called acanthosis nigricans, most commonly appear in the armpits or the back and sides of the neck. However, they can also occur in other skin folds, like the elbows, groin, knees, and the area around your belly button..."
Signs of Insulin Resistance – Do You Have Them?: Risk Factors as Signs of Insulin Resistance
"You can see that a diet high in refined carbs and sugary drinks is a risk factor for developing insulin resistance. Many risk factors are observable, so we can think of them as potential signs of insulin resistance..."
Early Time Restricted Eating | What Is It & How to Use It To Lose Weight
If you have trouble losing weight or your weight loss has slowed down even though you are sticking with your diet and fasting routine, early time restricted eating may give you the edge you're looking for. In this video, I'll explain what early time restricted eating (aka early time restricted feeding) means and how to use it to encourage better fat loss throughout the day and overnight as you sleep.
Signs of Insulin Resistance – Do You Have Them?: What is Insulin Resistance?
"Insulin is a nutrient-storing hormone made by your pancreas. It gets secreted into your bloodstream in response to the presence of glucose. Glucose is an energy source for your cells. Because of this important role, your body has ways of making glucose to ensure that there is always some available..."