How Brittney Carbone Learned to Love Herself and Overcome Her Addictions

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

How to Eat What You Love in Moderation

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry 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 … Read More

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