Category Archive: Dieting

Mar 30 2011

Just got my Lipid Profile and I’m Excited!

Last year my Cholesterol Risk Ratio (LDL/HDL) was at 5.68 (way too high) and my doctor wanted to put me on Lipitor. So I decided to see if I could lower my Cholesterol through diet and exercise (weight loss). After a pretty shaky start where I was unable to keep up any kind of consistent …

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Mar 08 2011

The Vicious Diet Cycle

There are a lot of “fad diets” out there and some them actually work, temporarily. However, when they result in quick weight loss, not the slow, safe weight loss of about 1-2 lbs. per week (as recommended by the National Institutes of Health) they typically don’t result in the sustainable weight management we all desire. …

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