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

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

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

What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

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 choosing the one that is right … Read More

8 Questions to Ask Yourself When Setting a Weight Loss Goal

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? Close to zero, I’d say. Without … Read More