Alternate day fasting is considered a form of intermittent fasting in which you fast on an every other day basis. This type of intermittent fasting was widely popularized by Dr. Krista Varady in her book The Every Other Day Diet. If you're wondering who she is, Dr. Varady is the leading researcher in alternate-day fasting diets and is a professor of nutrition at the … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Alternate Day Fasting – Does it Work for Weight Loss?
Are you debating between MyFitnesspal vs. Noom's food tracking app? Both of these are pretty popular, but they do have some significant differences. MyFitnesspal has been one of the most popular calorie-counting apps for a long time now, but Noom is a more recently popularized app for weight loss that you may have been hearing a lot about. I've used both Noom and … [Read more...] about MyFitnessPal vs. Noom: Which Weight Loss App is Better?
Since we're under quarantine due to COVID-19, I've been playing around in the kitchen a bit more. A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a box of Bigalow Vanilla Chai in the cupboard that I had totally forgotten about. Ever since I've been obsessed with trying to re-create a coffee-shop version of an iced chai latte recipe, that's healthier and lower calorie and sugar, of … [Read more...] about Healthy Iced-Chai Latte Recipe (Low Calorie and WW-Friendly)
I've written quite a bit about the WW (Weight Watchers) program on this blog before, but I wanted to write a more general guide that discusses what this program actually is. And by the way, they have recently rebranded themselves as WW. I don't think it's a very appealing name (just my opinion) and to me, they'll always be Weight Watchers. What is Weight Watchers, … [Read more...] about Your Guide to the WW (Weight Watchers) Program
Counting calories can be one of the most tedious approaches for weight loss because it just requires so much extra work (free food tracking apps definitely help). It can also get boring and be difficult to stick to eating such a restricted amount of calories per day. This is where the calorie zig-zag diet can be super helpful. Since you vary your calories per day, you … [Read more...] about Your Guide to the Calorie Zig-Zag Diet