Don’t Deprive Yourself, Give to Yourself: 5 Ways to Give your Weight Loss Program a Boost

It’s the time of year when articles with diet deprivation tips abound, telling you to ‘ban all sugar from your diet’ or ‘eat all foods between noon and 8 PM'....

Conversation with Dr. Kushner about Six Factors to Fit

Why did you write this book? As a young doctor interested in diet, nutrition, and weight control, I learned that if I wanted to help my patients lose weight and...

Book Giveaway on WGN Morning News

Thank you WGN Morning News fans for such a great response to our Book Giveaway, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, publisher of Six Factors to Fit: Weight...

6 Energy Boosting Activities for a Healthier and Better You

Do you incorporate energy boosting activities into your daily routine? Being aware of your energy level throughout the day can have big implications when it comes to your weight and...

5 Ways Flexibility Can Nudge Better Health and Weight Loss Success

Though many of us share the desire to be healthier, we don’t all go about it in the same way. Some people are very rigid in their thinking and expect...

5 Ways BYO (Bring Your Own) Can Boost Healthier Eating and More Enjoyment at Social Gatherings

We all have our likes and dislikes and our own ways of doing things. But when it comes to trying to make healthy food choices and especially at social gatherings,...

3 Ways Graphing Your Weight Journey according to Life Events Gives you New Insight and Future Direction

Before I help patients develop a personalized weight loss plan, I want to better understand each person’s weight journey – and how they got to where they are today. To...

3 Ways to Not Let Food Pushers Derail Your Healthy Eating Efforts

Holiday time or not, many of my patients tell me about the food pushers in their lives who make it hard to eat healthfully. Who are the food pushers? Food...

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