How Brittney Carbone Learned to Love Herself and Overcome Her Addictions

Brittney Carbone was always an active kid. Although her household was deemed “the house to go for junk food,” she stayed skinny by constantly playing sports and by the grace of a child’s high metabolism. Her family appreciated a healthy appetite; she could eat a pound of spaghetti for dinner and wear it as a badge of honor. There was … Read More

How to Eat What You Love in Moderation

This is not about restriction, or going overboard, or depriving yourself,” dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says of healthy eating and weight loss. “This is about ‘most of the time’ and ‘some of the time.’” Eating unhealthy foods as part of a “moderation diet” and achieving healthier eating habits can be difficult for many people trying to lose weight. … Read More

When Are the Most Healthy Eating Times?

Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson describes her general approach to healthy eating and weight loss as “simple and realistic.” So based on that approach, it makes sense for the most healthy eating times to be whenever you’re hungry, right? Unless you’re not actually hungry. Allison claims that the first step toward eating healthier and losing weight is to distinguish … Read More

Dr. Larry’s Guide to Eating Healthy on Vacation

For many of us, it’s a challenge to live a healthy lifestyle, eat well and stay active on vacation. Think about it. You’ve got a lot going on: you’re in the airport, traveling, staying in hotels, and you’ve got kids that are crazy and hungry. It’s easy just to feed them whatever you can find to keep them full. I … Read More

Can You Really Put on 5 Pounds in One Day During the Holidays?

The holidays are right around the corner — and so are the extra calories, fats, sugars and carbs that come with them. In this video, Dr. Larry Burchett sits down with registered dietician and personal trainer Diana Urcuyo to talk about how people gain weight over the holidays, whether you can really gain five pounds at Thanksgiving dinner, and what … Read More

5 Reasons to Keep a Food Diary

How many grams of sugar have you had today? What time did you have breakfast this morning? Exactly how many chips did you eat at lunch? Most of us like to think we know what we are consuming, but without a written record of our eating habits, it can be difficult to answer questions like these. A food diary can … Read More