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.

How Does Mediplan Diet Work?

As the number of Americans with weight problems continues to rise every year, the number of experts that promise to combat these problems with special diet plans is also on an upward spiral. According to these self-proclaimed experts, their rapid weight loss diet...

Low-Calorie Cocktails You Can Enjoy While Losing Weight

If you love mixed drinks but are trying to lose weight, it can be challenging to find a tasty low-calorie alcoholic drink. Many popular cocktail recipes have a lot of calories, which can undermine your weight loss efforts. Nonetheless, there some low-calorie cocktails...

Best Foods To Eat For Weight Loss

Losing weight is whatever you want it to be, except a checklist. You just cannot jot down, “I’ve done this, completed that.” We think of it as a journey to a healthier lifestyle. We believe it’s a choice to be the best version of yourself. The best part of it? You can...

Best Foods To Snack On Before Bedtime

Trying to lose weight often comes with a lot of restrictions. One of the most upsetting is restricting evening or nighttime eating. You get cravings that hit you right before you go to bed, or when put on a movie or read a few pages of a good book. Most diet plans...

Diet Tips To Help You Lose Weight

Almost everyone wants to lose weight. Even the models we envy and our friends, who seem to eat whatever they want and however much they want, have wanted to lose weight at least once in their lives. So envy is out of the picture unless you do something about it. Set...

When Is The Best Times to Drink Water?

One thing you see and hear every single day on all media channels is “drink at least half a gallon of water per day.” And you know it’s vital. Water makes up approximately 70% of your body. With all the attention on water, you might find it hard to drink enough. Learn...

Choosing Good Sugar Substitutes For Your Diet

If you are trying to reduce sugar in your diet, it is easy to get confused by the other sweetener options available.  There are two main options that you have.  The first option is artificial sweeteners and the other is natural sweeteners.  Let’s see how these...

How To Determine What Your BMI Is

Your body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on your height and weight. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, there are four categories that your BMI could fall under.  These categories are: Underweight = <18.5 Normal weight =...

How To Set Realistic Weight Loss Goals

Goal setting is a big part of the weight loss journey.  You know what you are looking to accomplish and by what date. Having long-term goals are great. They’re necessary. But getting too caught up in the big picture may cost you the little victories that you...

Do You Need To Drink More Water?

Did you know that your body actually has a difficult time distinguishing between hunger and thirst? If you’re feeling hungry all the time, there’s a chance you may simply be dehydrated. Next time, try reaching for a bottle of water instead of a snack! According to...

Tips to Stay Away from Snacking

The benefits of fad diets and diet pills are grossly exaggerated. Even so, many people struggle with their appetite. But you can easily change this ongoing battle with food. Assess your eating habits and change your daily routine to start developing a new relationship...

What You Should be Eating for Weight Loss

Fact: Millions of Americans have at least one chronic disease associated with poor eating habits. According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it’s important to develop healthy eating habits to reduce chances of developing related diseases. Everything...

Healthy Spring Weight Loss Tips

Here are some fabulous spring weight loss tips that can help you prepare to look and feel great in summer. It’s time to shed off those excess calories you gained over the winter. Put on your best fitness shoes and be sure to walk at least 30 minutes daily, or a few...

Healthy Portable Snacks

It’s easy to get hungry in between meals; sometimes, three just isn’t enough, especially if you have an active lifestyle.And many times, you may find yourself reaching for unhealthy options at those times. But it is possible to eat healthy snacks—it’s about choosing...

Low Calorie Super Bowl Snacks

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here!  For many people, gathering around the TV and watching the game is an annual tradition.  Like most traditions, food is usually part of the celebration.  If you are trying to watch your calorie intake, this can be challenging for you. ...

Weight Loss Tips For 2019

It is a new year! Maybe you’ve decided to make some big changes in your life this year?  If you are like many people, weight loss is at the top of your goal list.  According to a 2018 poll, 45% of people would like to lose weight or get in shape this year.  So,...