6 Ways to Stop the All-or-Nothing Diet Mentality

6 Ways to Stop the All-or-Nothing Diet Mentality

Do you have an all-or-nothing mentality when it comes to your diet? If so, you are not alone! But, all-or-nothing thinking can be a huge barrier to long-term weight loss success. Now that we’re in the new year, you may be setting new health goals which may be...

6 Tips to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

6 Tips to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

Although this holiday season may feel quite different this year, it is possible to enjoy your food, time with family, and not worry about gaining weight.  This article discusses tips on how to avoid overeating during the holidays. One of the biggest reasons for weight...

Why You’re Blowing Your Diet on the Weekends (and How to Stop)

Why You’re Blowing Your Diet on the Weekends (and How to Stop)

Do you ever feel frustrated that you’re not losing weight? Or, is your weight trending down during the week and then bouncing back up every weekend? If you feel like you're blowing your diet on the weekends, you're not alone. You may feel like you're doing all the...

Non-scale Successes and Victories to Celebrate

Non-scale Successes and Victories to Celebrate

How much of your focus, every single day, is spent thinking about the number on the scale? While weight may be one of the most common measures we track in our health journey, it is definitely not the only measure of success. Identifying the non-scale victories...

25 Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Loss

25 Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Loss

Do you try to snack to curb your cravings, but aren't sure if you're making healthy choices? Snacks can help hold you over until the next meal and support weight loss efforts. Knowing what to snack on and how much can help you reach your weight loss goals and prevent...

10 Quick and Healthy No-Heat Lunch Ideas

10 Quick and Healthy No-Heat Lunch Ideas

Lunch time is a busy time for many of us, and it can be all too easy to either skip lunch or default to convenient processed foods. The problem is, processed foods tend to be higher in calories, and they don’t fill you up in the way that whole foods do. With processed foods, you’ll probably get hungry within a couple hours, scrambling to find something quick all over again. This can lead to a vicious cycle of overeating and mindless snacking later in the day.

5 Ways to Eat More Veggies

5 Ways to Eat More Veggies

Are you looking to eat more veggies, but don’t know where to start? If you don’t like many vegetables or you’re in a vegetable rut, it may be time to change things up. Even though many of us know the benefits, only 1 out of every 10 adults eats enough of them. Why is it so challenging?

Low Fat Pasta Salad Recipe

Low Fat Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta often gets a bad rap in the weight loss world, but it really can be a versatile, low fat food. Carbs are not the enemy - eating too much in general is. If you're looking for a lighter side for your summer picnics, look no further than this low fat pasta salad...

Healthy and Simple Black Bean Dip Recipe

Healthy and Simple Black Bean Dip Recipe

Food and Wine Many dips can pack on calories and don't really fill you up. This healthy and simple black bean dip recipe is a great appetizer or snack that is both low in fat and packed with fiber to keep you full and satisfied in a smart portion. High fiber foods...

Hi and welcome! My name is Melissa and I’m a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist specialized in sustainable weight loss for women.

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