The Skinny Blog

Our tips and insight that can help make your weight loss journey more successful.

The Skinny Blog

Our tips and insight that can help make your weight loss journey more successful.
What Is a Calorie Deficit?

What Is a Calorie Deficit?

Calorie counting is one of the most effective scientific routes to reaching your body goals. The MediPlan Diet Services team is all for safe and sustainable ways to drop those pounds, but does calorie counting really help? Well, focusing on your energy intake in this...

How To Keep Your Diet in Check Over Thanksgiving

How To Keep Your Diet in Check Over Thanksgiving

If you are trying to watch your weight, holidays like Thanksgiving can be a perfect storm. Friends, family, and neighbors continually invite you to social cookouts and festive dinners where nobody watches their intake of macronutrients or counts calories. The key to...

Best And Worst Foods Served for Thanksgiving

Best And Worst Foods Served for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is famous worldwide for its heart-warming focus on community, family, and home cooked food, but the impact on weight loss efforts is often huge. According to recent data from the Harris Poll, Thanksgiving is now the second most beloved holiday in America,...

Can Losing Weight Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Can Losing Weight Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

One of the most noticeable indicators of Type 2 diabetes is sudden weight gain or obesity, but does losing weight make it possible to reverse this condition? MediPlan Diet Services looks at some of the facts below. What Do The Numbers Say? According to research from...

How to Create a Meal Plan That Works

How to Create a Meal Plan That Works

We’ve often heard that meal planning will help us eat healthier and lose weight, but it can also help save us money and time every week. There’s no one way to plan out our meals. In fact, it looks different for everyone, so you should customize it to fit your needs,...

Top 7 Weight Loss Tips For Females

Top 7 Weight Loss Tips For Females

Since every body works differently, it can be difficult to know which weight loss tips to follow. However, we have some general weight loss tips that can help improve the health of everybody, whether you’re just starting or are looking for new ways to lose extra...

Eat Fresh in October: Health Produce That Is in Season Now

Eat Fresh in October: Health Produce That Is in Season Now

We can typically find the fruits and vegetables we enjoy in our local supermarket throughout the year, so you might ask, “Why would it matter to eat seasonal produce?” Not only is seasonal food fresher, but it’s also more nutritious than consuming it out of season....

Best and Worst Halloween Candy Options

Best and Worst Halloween Candy Options

The holiday season is coming up, which means sweets, sweets, and more sweets! While arguably one of the best times of the year, it can be much more difficult to enjoy if you’re trying to watch what you eat. Not all candy is created equal, so there are quite a few...

Why You Should Incorporate Sweet Potatoes into Your Diet

Why You Should Incorporate Sweet Potatoes into Your Diet

Sweet potatoes are a great way to incorporate healthier, nutrient-dense foods in your diet, especially if you've been trying to lose weight. Although carbs have recently gotten bad press due to the rise in popularity of protein-dense diets such as the keto diet, sweet...

Weight Loss Hacks You Need to Try

Weight Loss Hacks You Need to Try

You’re not the only person who has experienced feelings of hating your body at some point in life. The good news is there are plenty of things that you can do to change this negative self-image. If you want to live healthier, it's never too late for new beginnings....

The #2 Best Drink for Weight Loss

The #2 Best Drink for Weight Loss

One of the most effective strategies to adopt when losing weight is drinking enough fluids – particularly water. Drinking more water flushes out your system, making it easier for you to get rid of those unwanted pounds and toxins. But did you know that drinking...

The Best Low-Calorie Ice Cream Options

The Best Low-Calorie Ice Cream Options

With summer in full swing, ice cream is on everyone's mind. You might be thinking about your favorite flavor or craving a sugar fix, but ice cream isn’t the best food choice for losing weight. If you're looking to indulge in some ice cream, but want to maintain your...

Top Foods That HURT Instead of HELP Your Weight Loss Goals

Top Foods That HURT Instead of HELP Your Weight Loss Goals

When it comes to foods that can sabotage our weight loss goals, most of us know what to avoid. Regularly consuming cake, pizza, and potato chips will obviously undo all your hard work, but what about sneakier offenders? From frozen yogurt to salad dressing, some of...

Challenge Yourself with This EASY daily Workout

Challenge Yourself with This EASY daily Workout

If you're looking for an easy way to lose weight, starting out with a daily walking regime is an excellent way to do it. It's low impact, accessible for almost any age or fitness level, and doesn't require bulky, expensive equipment. Sound good? Our experts at...

Swim Your Weight to Better Health

Swim Your Weight to Better Health

Swimming is a form of exercise that supports all fitness levels. Experienced swimmers can push themselves to swim faster and further every day. Those new to the sport can concentrate on their form with little risk of injury. Swimming proves an ideal option for those...

How To Lose Weight After 50

How To Lose Weight After 50

Did you know that middle-aged spread is a very real phenomenon? As we age, changes in our bodies and lifestyles make it more challenging to lose weight. When you reach your 50s, it may even seem impossible. You may, however, overcome those difficulties by...

Is Diet or Exercise More Important?

Is Diet or Exercise More Important?

Over the last few years, we’ve all heard the mantra, “Eat properly and exercise,” to lose weight. However, for those who battle to make the transition, it may be easier to tackle those two tasks separately. Does this approach work? Can you prioritize dieting over...