4 Takeaways from Fad Diets that Can Benefit Everyone

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

When Are the Most Healthy Eating Times?

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

Dr. Larry’s Guide to Eating Healthy on Vacation

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

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

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

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

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Paleo. Gluten-free. Atkins. South Beach. There are so many experts out there recommending so many different diets as “the best” way to lose weight. So how do you know which one will really help you reach your weight loss goals? Here, learn about the three main categories of diets, and discover the secret for … Read More

8 Questions to Ask Yourself When Setting a Weight Loss Goal

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Imagine if you had a bow and arrow and were just standing with a forest in front of you, without a specific target. You could randomly start shooting arrows, and you might hit something — a tree, probably the ground, hopefully not a fellow archer. Chances that you are going to hit the bulls-eye? … Read More

5 Reasons to Keep a Food Diary

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Preparing Food for the Week

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry When you are trying to create a healthier lifestyle, it can be easy to get off track. Long days at work may have you rushing to a fast food chain between appointments, and by the time you get home in the evening, you may be ready to order takeout and call it a night. … Read More