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Weight Loss

From the effects of the hormone cortisol to the role of genetics in weight loss, this category is packed with everything that you need to know about losing weight the healthy way.

Successful Weight Loss Management

The Secret to Success

Successful Weight Loss Management

Generally, if you’re trying to lose weight, you should burn more calories than you consume. However, the science behind that can be complicated to understand. Research consistently shows that regular exercise combined with healthy eating habits, are the most successful ways to manage your weight.

Weight loss management requires knowledge, dedication, motivation and willpower.

The most successful weight-loss management tool

The number one tool for successful weight loss management is: will power. You’re going to need willpower when you fall off the wagon. It could be for the predictable reasons—holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, vacations or plain old’ good, celebratory news—but life will always throw surprises at you.

How to keep up with it

Be realistic. When you have a bad day, you’re going to want to indulge in something sweet and delicious to cheer you up. Or your friend’s birthday will spring up on you and you’ll feel like you have to go out with them and indulge in every fattening thing you can get your hands on because after all, it’s your friend's birthday.

These are realistic situations that are going to come up in your weight-loss journey. If you want to be successful at weight-loss management, you must keep your eyes on your goal and just say no to fattening cravings. If you do slip up, don’t get frustrated. Be strong and get back on the wagon.

The second tip is to always have a positive attitude. A positive attitude breeds positive results. If you’re happy with your life, then you’re more likely to be enthusiastic and accepting of weight loss management. And once you’ve lost the weight, you’re more likely to keep it off, if you continue to have a positive attitude.

This may all seem like very basic advice, but just think about it: the more weight you want to lose, the more you’re going to have to change your life. Willpower, realism and a positive attitude are the keys to overcoming anything—especially weight loss management. You must embrace imperfection so you no longer expect perfection because weight-loss does not happen overnight. It takes hard work and determination.

Eating healthy

Eating healthy is another big component of healthy weight loss. A healthy diet fuels lasting workouts.

If you’re strapped for time or don’t have the nutritional knowledge to eat healthy, you may want to consider a meal delivery service.


Eating healthy is a huge component of weight loss management.

If you want to eat healthy, but you lack the time to incorporate it into your lifestyle, you may want to consider ordering healthy meals from bistroMD. Unlike fad diets and other gimmicks that promise you extreme results with little effort, our program is based on the science and research of our founding weight loss physician. With over 20 years of medical expertise in her field, Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D., works with our team of Registered Dietitians to ensure that the nutritional requirements for healthy and long-term weight loss are met in each and every entree.  

If you’re interested, we offer two programs—a men’s or a women’s program. Once you choose your program, you will have the option to receive five-or-seven-days’ worth of delicious, healthy entrees delivered to your door. The two programs range from $130-$160.  Tasty snacks are also an option. One snack only costs $1.50 and the number of snacks you receive per day is based on your gender—women receive two snacks per day and men receive three snacks per day.

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