Common Mistakes We Make When Trying to Lose Weight

Here are commonly held beliefs regarding weight-loss that are outright wrong. Learn what you’ve been doing wrong this entire time....more

Walden Farms Diet Foods Range From Great To Gag: Reviews

A few years ago, I came across Walden Foods in my local grocery store.  The label proclaimed that they were zero-calorie, zero-carb, gluten-free, and basically free of all nutrition. Hmmmm. Except for water, it seemed impossible....more

Monk Fruit sweetener

Yellow packets, blue packets, pink packets - and orange packets? New options in the zero-calorie sweetner section are making it challenging to know which to choose.  On a recent episode, Dr. Mehmet Oz recommended the orange packet kind, called Monk fruit.Low on the glycemic index, monk fruit has zero calories but enough sweetness to make it perfect for your cuppa tea, mug of coffee or bowl of cereal. Options include:...more

Best diet foods and weight loss cookbooks, from sugar-free gum to low-carb desserts

In a perfect world, we'd all eat only unprocessed, whole foods. But in moderate amounts, items like sugar-free gum and artificial sweeteners can sometimes help you slip into those skinny jeans more easily. With that in mind, here are our recommendations:...more