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 Weight Loss Strategies That WORK

Our Top Weight Loss Strategies That WORK

You decided you wanted to shed those extra pounds. Maybe you downloaded a weight loss app and started going to the gym. You achieved your weight loss goals and kept the weight off for a while. Gradually, old habits crept back in, and the number on the scale crept back...

How To Start A Walking Plan To Lose Weight

How To Start A Walking Plan To Lose Weight

Walking has long been a valid strategy for weight loss, but not everyone is convinced of its effectiveness. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation regarding this powerful, low-impact form of exercise. Read on to get the facts about walking for weight loss and...

Why Spring Is a Great Time to Lose Weight

Why Spring Is a Great Time to Lose Weight

It's getting warmer, and you're likely starting to think of everything you want to do this summer. If getting in better shape is on that list, there's no better time to start than now. Spring is symbolic of change, so what better way to treat yourself than to...

April Vegetables to Help You Lose Weight!

April Vegetables to Help You Lose Weight!

Spring and warmer weather are right around the corner. The changing seasons can bring excitement for some, but it can also bring trepidation if you haven’t met your weight loss goals quite yet. But don’t despair! There are plenty of easy, delicious diet tweaks that...

Enjoy Easter and Still Lose Weight

Enjoy Easter and Still Lose Weight

What comes to mind when you think of Easter? If visions of jellybeans and all things chocolate dance through your head, you’re not alone. Easter can be a challenge for anyone who leans toward sweet cravings. The good news is you can enjoy a variety of foods on your...

Spring Superfoods Best for Losing Weight

Spring Superfoods Best for Losing Weight

Are you trying to lose weight this spring but aren't sure how to approach your dietary routine? An excellent place to start is with superfoods, which are plentiful during the spring season. "Superfoods" is a term you may have heard before, but these nutrient-packed...

Low-Calorie Beer to Enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day

Low-Calorie Beer to Enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a favorite holiday for many, especially those who enjoy a good beer. Although this holiday is Irish in origin, it is widely celebrated all across the United States. Many cities host huge St. Patrick’s Day festivals, and Chicago even dyes their...

Tips for Losing Weight Before Spring Break

Tips for Losing Weight Before Spring Break

Are you trying to lose weight this spring but aren't sure how to approach your dietary routine? An excellent place to start is with superfoods, which are plentiful during the spring season. "Superfoods" is a term you may have heard before, but these nutrient-packed...

Our Easy Water Intake Guide

Our Easy Water Intake Guide

Most people know that water does a body good. All of our organs depend on water to function. Adequate hydration improves energy, mood, joint movement, and overall health. Water can even help to facilitate weight loss. Drinking water provides never-ending benefits and...

Our Best Spring Weight Loss Tips

Our Best Spring Weight Loss Tips

Spring is the perfect time to start your weight loss journey, as summer is just around the corner. Not to mention the air is more relaxed, fresh produce is in easy supply, and your motivation is likely to be higher. Don't worry about not having the best idea of how to...

The Best Apps for Counting Calories

The Best Apps for Counting Calories

Decreasing calorie consumption is an essential part of losing weight. The best way to reduce calories consumed is to track your progress through a fitness app. Logging your calorie deficit provides a clear picture of where you can improve and helps you set clear...

Why You Should See a Weight Loss Doctor

Why You Should See a Weight Loss Doctor

You’ve finally decided you want to shed those extra pounds, and you’re looking for a weight loss program to get you started. From Apps to YouTube channels to fitness gurus, the choices are endless. Most of these programs will...

What is Phentermine?

What is Phentermine?

Mediplan Diet offers a weight loss program that is medically supervised and involves prescription medication.  Most patients qualify for prescription appetite suppressants, such as Phentermine or Adipex, which curb the hunger typically associated with dieting. ...

New Years Resolution Tips

New Years Resolution Tips

As we quickly approach the end of January, it is a great time to assess how your new years goals are going!  If you are still going strong, great!  If you are having a hard time sticking to your resolution,  then here are a few tips to help you along the way. Tip #1 -...

How to Identify Emotional Eating

How to Identify Emotional Eating

Moving more and eating less are obviously two important pieces of the weight loss puzzle. But, perhaps the most important exercises you can perform to achieve and maintain weight loss are mental.

Hidden Sugars That Can De-Rail Your Diet

Hidden Sugars That Can De-Rail Your Diet

About 75% of the food in our supermarkets contains hidden sugars. But what are hidden sugars? These are the added sugars in food products. They make controlling our sugar consumption extremely difficult. You’ll find the sugars in the least unlikely places, and they...

Top Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Top Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail

A new year often represents an opportunity for a new chapter, with many aiming to improve themselves and better their lives. While the effort is admirable, it is much easier to make a resolution than keep one—many resolutions don't make it past the first month. Here...

Ring in the New Year With a New Weight Loss Goal

Ring in the New Year With a New Weight Loss Goal

It is not uncommon for people to start the new year with a desire to lose weight. While it can be difficult for many to achieve, you can start your year off with an achievable weight loss goal with these few tips. Have a Realistic Goal and Timeline in Mind While it...