Tag: Weight Loss

Shed Pounds Slowly? Gut Bugs May Be Missing Link

Shed Pounds Slowly? Gut Bugs May Be Missing Link

Attempting to shed pounds but feeling a bit discouraged? I read some fascinating research that I hope will motivate you. Please give the healthy choices you’re making a bit more time! The study itself was published last week in the journal Cell Host & Microbe and was conducted by a team led by Jeffrey Gordon, Director of the Center for Genome…

4 Ways to Fuel Weight Loss

4 Ways to Fuel Weight Loss

As we say goodbye to the month of January, and begin to notice Valentine’s Day candy donning the grocery store shelves, I hope that your New Year’s resolutions to shift your dietary choices have not waned! No Peeps for you! With that thought in mind, I wanted to share 4 things that will most definitely fuel your weight loss. Let’s say…

Social Media for Weight Loss

Social Media for Weight Loss

By now we’ve traversed the majority of the most sinful food offerings this holiday season, and the residuals may still be with us on our hips. No worries. Let’s simply begin again. It’s time to make a few sincere decisions to enjoy some different foods and behaviors to usher in a healthier new year. Notice I mentioned different foods –…

Your Very Own New Year’s Miracle

Your Very Own New Year’s Miracle

At this holiday time, exclamations of “how delicious those sugar cookies are!” always seem to accompany an unspoken fervent prayer that “this time – just this time – please don’t end up on my hips!” Well, I have a New Years Miracle to share with you to help you stay slim through the last of 2015, and beyond! Two years ago at…

If Not Milk, Maybe Kefir?

If Not Milk, Maybe Kefir?

You may have seen my newsletter this week where I discuss the low-fat misinformation that set so many of us on the SAD way of eating! (Standard American Diet). Contrary to the assertions of the Dietary Guidelines created in the 80’s, current research points out that full fat dairy can for many people actually be a very healthful food. Yet…

Dieters Who Connect Socially Lose More Weight

There is something about social connection that enhances our ability to stick with a new habit or practice. The feeling of “we’re in this together” seems to encourage success within a group setting. In a recent study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, researchers found that online dieters who were well connected and participated in an online…

My New Public Television Special Airing Nationwide

Have you heard? Skinny Gut, Vibrant You begins airing nationwide next week, and I couldn’t be more excited. The path to weight loss success starts here! So many people ask me the secret to losing weight and keeping it off—an issue I struggled with for a long time. Today, I am here to tell you that you are not entirely…

Watch Me Today on the Dr. Oz Show!

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be on the Dr. Oz show today discussing the importance of the trillions of bacteria that reside in your gut and how the composition of those bacteria determines whether or not you will gain weight. That’s right—your extra pounds are not entirely your fault. If you have been on the diet roller coaster…

Daily Fiber Flush with the Skinny Gut Diet

I recently had the opportunity to discuss the connection between weight loss and gut bacterial balance with Dr. Oz for an upcoming segment that will air on his show on October 23. Inside your digestive tract live 100 trillion bacteria that play a vital role in maintaining your digestive and overall health. As it turns out, the balance of these…