A recent study published in Obesity International reports that six years after their dramatic and well publicized weight loss on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” most contestants had regained the pounds—and on top of that, their metabolic rate had slowed and they were burning fewer calories than before starting the show…
We are all familiar with the golden rule of “do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” but when did it become okay for us to be unkind to our bodies in the way that we think, feed, and treat ourselves? Here are 9 mantras to help get you on the path to having greater self-compassion.
Dr Sarah Henes, PhD and her colleagues at the Georgia State University Department of Nutrition have published a study indicating the KORR ReeVue is reliable and valid for assessing Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) when compared with the CosMed Quark, a traditional metabolic cart 3-5 times more expensive. The study specifically tests ReeVue’s reliability and validity […]
60% of patients who drop out of a weight loss program attribute unmet expectations as a contributing factor as to why they dropped out. Studies show that unrealistic goals based on inaccurate predictive formulas may be to blame. Read on to see how an RMR test may help your patients avoid this pitfall.
The weather is getting colder and to many, cold weather is synonymous with a nice, steaming cup of coffee. In fact, we all have clients that cannot seem to function without their morning fix of caffeine. Which prompts the oft posed question, what are the effects of caffeine on a resting metabolic rate test? A look at the research reviewed by the American Dietetic Association can give us some insight [….]
It is intuitive to assume that children burn fewer calories while watching TV than if they were involved in more physically active pursuits. But is it possible to burn fewer calories than a coach potato? Research suggests that TV viewing can cause just that. In a study performed at Memphis State University, researchers examined just […]