weight loss

The shopper’s Dilemma: To Shun Or Embrace The Center Aisles?

Which consumer are you? –The astute academic or health professional: You have a degree (one or more) in nutrition, you

Instagram: The New Frontier for Weight Loss?

When you open Instagram*, you’re immediately bombarded with beautiful pictures of iconic nature scenes, happily engaged couples, the most adorable

Is January 1 the best date to kick-start a weight loss diet?

By: Hassan S Dashti, PhD The most popular New Years resolution by far is weight loss. People kick-start their new

Obesity is Not a Disease of Sloth and Gluttony

By Caitlin Dow, PhD The most recent data from the CDC indicates that approximately 35% of American adults have obesity

ACCN15: Navigating the New Obesity Guidelines and Algorithms

By Celez Suratos, MS, RD, ACCN15 Blogger It’s no surprise that obesity was one of the many topics covered at

ACCN15: Motivational Interviewing Techniques to Encourage Lifestyle Changes/Weight Loss

By Celez Suratos, MS, RD, ACCN15 Blogger Motivational interviewing (MI) is a technique used to incite positive behavior change. It

Breakfast Consumption and Weight Loss

By Caitlin Dow, PhD Breakfast is often considered the “most important meal of the day,” and if you are looking

Green Tea: Who Does it Help, and How?

By: Emma Partridge, MS Candidate Green tea contains a high concentration of polyphenols, most of which are flavanols. Flavanols are

Rethinking the problem of long-term weight management

By Banaz Al-khalidi Losing weight is hard enough. Keeping it off is even harder. Despite decades of scientific advancement in

The Risks and Benefits of Weight Loss in Overweight Seniors: ACCN Day Three

By Sheela Sinharoy, Student Blogger Is weight loss always recommended for obese persons, or are there some individuals for whom