How Much Weight Can I Expect to Lose?

How much weight can I lose in a month? That’s a question you may be asking yourself at the beginning of your weight loss journey, and it’s a reasonable one. It makes sense to want to know what you should be aiming for in terms of the pounds you may shed. But when determining weight loss expectations, it’s important to … Read More

3 Tips for Better Time Management

If you feel like there’s not enough time in your day to get everything done, you’re not alone. But, if you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, how do you get better at time management? Dr. Larry Burchett recently sat down with health and wellness expert Caroline Jordan, who offered up three ways that you can manage your … Read More

Is Intermittent Fasting Actually Good for You?

While the definition of ‘intermittent fasting’ is still pretty subjective, dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson defines intermittent fasting as: “The mini-fasts that we do every night” while we sleep. She suggests that by limiting your caloric intake to twelve hours or less and then fasting overnight and not consuming calories for at least twelve hours, you could be doing … Read More

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

4 Takeaways from Fad Diets that Can Benefit Everyone

Is there one golden diet that’ll work for everyone? Dietitian and nutrition expert Allison Evanson says no. However, she says that there are four takeaways from popular diets that almost everyone can benefit from when they implement them into their “eat healthy” diet on a daily basis: Healthy eating diet recipes including those from the Atkins diet, Mediterranean diet, Paleo … 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

What is a Dexa Scan and How Do You Read Its Results?

Dr. Larry Burchett has two goals: to lose fat and put on muscle. In this video, he takes his first step — measuring his current percentage of body fat and lean body mass with a Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan.   Dr. Larry Burchett: I’m here at Body Spec With Leann, who’s going to give me my results of my … 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