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.
Our Top Six Tips for Thanksgiving Weight Loss

Our Top Six Tips for Thanksgiving Weight Loss

With the arrival of Thanksgiving Day comes the arrival of delectable foods. Creamy mashed potatoes and a seemingly endless supply of desserts and wine adorn the table, creating an endless temptation to overindulge. With so many tasty food options, you probably think...

How to Identify Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

How to Identify Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

People tend to associate carbohydrates with bread and pasta and believe they are responsible for weight gain. While carbs in these foods are notorious for causing weight gain, there are also foods with good carbs. This post examines good carbs vs. bad carbs and how...

Best Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels Naturally

Best Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels Naturally

Tired of taking supplements to boost your energy levels? We want you to know that there's no need to depend on supplements when you feel sluggish. Instead, you can rely on several simple routines in your daily life to keep your natural energy levels high. Here are...

Our Top 5 Halloween Candies to Enjoy

Our Top 5 Halloween Candies to Enjoy

Halloween is a holiday that brings out the kid in all of us. We can't wait to go trick or treating, dress up in crazy costumes, and eat our favorite Halloween candies. However, many are hesitant to indulge in sweets and sugary treats. But what if you could have your...

Our Top 5 Halloween Candies to Avoid

Our Top 5 Halloween Candies to Avoid

Candy is a big part of the Halloween tradition, but not all Halloween candies are equal. Some can be full of sugar and fat, which can lead to weight gain and tooth decay. Others contain ingredients you may not want to eat or feed your children, like trans fats,...

Menu Items That Will Wreck Your Diet

Menu Items That Will Wreck Your Diet

Ordering food at restaurants has never been so confusing. Items on a menu include labels such as "gluten-free," "dairy-free," or "all-natural", but how do you know what the healthiest options are? At MediPlan Diet, we're committed to providing you with the best weight...

Delicious Fall Foods for Weight Loss

Delicious Fall Foods for Weight Loss

Fall is a festive time for many kids, parents, and adults, as thousands of haunted houses, parades, and horror movies open across the country. However, losing weight and staying on track toward achieving your weight loss goals can be challenging as social gatherings...

Types of Exercise for Weight Loss

Types of Exercise for Weight Loss

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss. In fact, there are several types of exercise for weight loss. However, the sticking point for many people is that they may not know which ones to choose. In this guide, our experts at MediPlan Diet Services list...

Our Top Three Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Our Top Three Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Every year, our nutritionists at MediPlan Diet Services answer hundreds of questions from students, employees, and parents about what healthy grab-and-go snacks they can eat to fuel themselves through gaming tournaments, cram sessions, and long trips. Ready-made and...

Our List of Foods That Help Fight Fat

Our List of Foods That Help Fight Fat

At MediPlan Diet, we understand how difficult losing weight is. Shedding extra pounds feels like an endless uphill battle, especially if you don't know which foods promote weight loss and which are full of fats and carbs. Keep reading below to discover the top...

Back to School Weight Loss Tips

Back to School Weight Loss Tips

If you’re looking for weight loss tips that will help you burn calories while going through the rigors of homework, classroom sessions, and Zoom calls, you’ve come to the right place. At MediPlan Diet Services, we know that active weight management takes more than...

Is Walking Enough for Weight Loss?

Is Walking Enough for Weight Loss?

With the rising popularity of calorie counting and exercise apps, more and more people are asking if walking is enough for weight loss. Walking is a simple, natural, and healthy way to lose weight, and it is accessible to just about everyone. Walking is low impact,...

How To Create A Meal Plan For Weight Loss

How To Create A Meal Plan For Weight Loss

Creating a meal plan for weight loss can be incredibly complex for people new to calorie counting, macronutrients, and intermittent fasting. A Gallup poll from 2016 reveals that over 50% of Americans can't stick to a regular meal schedule, which could be one of the...

How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

When our clients ask us how much caffeine is too much, it's because they are already consuming so much coffee, tea, and energy drinks throughout the week that it's affecting their sleep quality. Caffeine consumption is so widespread in the United States that some of...

Top 7 Ways To Burn Calories

Top 7 Ways To Burn Calories

Are there better ways to burn calories than others? Does timing meals or exercise make a difference? The experts at MediPlan Diet Services hear these questions daily from those who are trying to burn enough calories, lose more weight, and develop a healthier...

How To Get Healthy This Summer

How To Get Healthy This Summer

It is that time of year again, and many of us are wondering how to get healthy this summer! The weather is warming up, and the days are getting longer as everyone looks forward to summertime. It is a time to relax, enjoy the outdoors, and take a break from the hustle...

Our Top 10 On-The-Go Snacks For Weight Loss

Our Top 10 On-The-Go Snacks For Weight Loss

Could choosing the right on-the-go snacks for weight loss help you stay on track? Absolutely. Eating more frequently is part of most modern diet plans for busy lifestyles, but finding snacks to satisfy us without packing on the pounds can be tricky. Don’t worry; the...