iDiet shines a spotlight on weight loss news

The diet news that’s worth your time The news is always full of weight loss and health headlines, but have you noticed many of them are more click-bait than serious journalism? We’ve sorted through recent headlines that caught our attention, and summarized some of the more responsible and well-researched stories […]

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The science of weight loss

Whether your metabolism is slow or fast, you can lose weight if you know what to do. People often talk about the speed of their metabolism, but do you know what “metabolism" really means? Metabolism Explained About 70% of the calories you burn each day go toward merely keeping you [...]
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Lose Weight at Work

As reported today on NPR, 60% of employees at companies with wellness programs fail to take advantage of them. iDiet provides weight loss groups to Fortune 500 companies, small companies, and some of the countries most prestigious universities. We’d be happy to offer weight loss services to your employer too. […]

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Why (Most) Diets Fail

Let’s face it. If the big-name diet plans worked, everyone would already be thin and they’d all be out of business by now. 🙂  Clearly, something isn’t working. The sad fact is, most diets fail, and they can fail you two basic ways: In the short term, and in the […]

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How to prepare for successful weight loss

Whether your weight loss concern is belly fat, aching knees, high blood pressure, pre-diabetes, or feeling better in your clothes, you can start to see progress before you ever begin counting calories or measuring your portions. Just make simple changes and swaps to ease your transition from super-sized to super-slim.

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Illegitimi non carborundum

During this week of national sorrow, we acknowledge the challenge that stress can cause in a weight loss plan. Food is often a short-term —  but ultimately unhelpful — solution in times of stress or sorrow. When the world feels out of control, we can reach for the illusion of comfort and control by […]

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Dr Susan Roberts awarded the 2016 W.O. Atwater Lectureship

Dr Susan Roberts receiving W.O. Atwater Award San Diego CA 2016

Dr Susan Roberts receiving W.O. Atwater Award San Diego CA 2016

Dr. Susan Roberts, iDiet author, received the W.O. Atwater Lectureship award at the national nutrition conference in San Diego CA. This is an annual award recognizing outstanding contributions to the field of nutrition, nominated by her colleagues across the nation. At the award presentation, Dr. Roberts gave a lecture to […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Not Do a Cleansing Fast

The master cleanse, juice fasting, detoxing, or juice cleansing. No matter what trendy term you apply to it, these weight loss fads are not the amazing way to lose weight and detox or purify yourself that bloggers describe them to be. Your body is perfectly capable of losing weight and […]

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Biggest Losers are not Best Losers

Recent media coverage of a new study of contestants on NBC’s reality television show The Biggest Loser, published in the journal Obesity, raises serious concerns about drawing conclusions from a single study of 14 individuals, no matter how dramatic the results may be. The study tracked the lives of contestants […]

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What is Healthy Weight Loss?

Here at iDiet, we use phrases such as “healthy weight loss” and “maximum healthy rate” of weight loss. So what does that really mean? Let’s dive deeper.

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