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.
The Top Weight Loss Apps

The Top Weight Loss Apps

Will this be the year you finally commit to challenging yourself to accomplish your health goals? Luckily, there are helpful tools like weight loss apps to help you with your life-changing journey, and it is our goal to help you find the right one for you. This time,...

Join The Committed to Lose Club

Join The Committed to Lose Club

Losing weight isn’t for the faint of heart. The journey that you’re on can be frustrating, challenging, and fraught with temptation. It can be richly rewarding and achingly heartbreaking (sometimes within the course of a single day!) To succeed on this journey, you’ll...

Let’s Go For A Walk!

Let’s Go For A Walk!

If you are unsure where to start in your weight loss journey, the easiest place is often to just take a walk!  Walking is literally the first step to achieving a healthier you.  There are many benefits to walking, but we are going to explore just a few here.   1....

Is It Time For A Resolution Re-Do

Is It Time For A Resolution Re-Do

New Year’s Day. We had big plans. Big dreams. And we made big resolutions. Suddenly it’s March and summer is just around the corner! Are you where you thought you’d be? I hope you are! If not, so be it. You won’t find any judgement here. What you will find is a little...

Need Motivation?  Get A Weight Loss Buddy!

Need Motivation? Get A Weight Loss Buddy!

We all know that trying to lose weight alone can be hard.  Finding a support group can make it easier. It has been found that people with at least three friends or family members supporting them to lose weight were much more successful than those who went about the...

Daily Serving Of Fruit – Download

Daily Serving Of Fruit – Download

Do You Know How Much Fruit You Should Be Eating? The amount of fruit you need to eat depends on your age, sex, height, weight, and level of physical activity. For women, the amount can also depend on whether you are pregnant or breastfeeding.  For general information,...

Low Calorie Sweets For Valentines Day

Low Calorie Sweets For Valentines Day

You Don't Have To Skip The Sweet Treat On Valentines Day! We've put together a few of our favorite internet finds for lower calorie chocolate treats that you can make for that special someone on Valentines Day.  Or, treat yourself! Chocolate TartWith only four...

Weight Loss Tips – 2021 Recap

Weight Loss Tips – 2021 Recap

2021 is over! Now is a great time to re-focus and keep working towards your weight loss goals.  If you have found yourself stuck in a slump, here are a few weight loss blogs that will help you get back on track! Healthy Substitutions for Curbing Cravings Are you...

How To Calculate How Much Water To Drink Daily

How To Calculate How Much Water To Drink Daily

Why Is Water Important? Besides the fact that it will quench your thirst, water plays an important roll in your bodies day-to-day functioning.  According to the CDC, "Getting enough water every day is important for your health. Drinking water can prevent dehydration,...

Dieting Tips To Get 2022 Started

Dieting Tips To Get 2022 Started

Build Your Meals Around Protien Proteins make one feel full for longer within no time and are digested at a slow rate. Eating sufficient quantities of protein can keep you going throughout the day as it nourishes you with energy. When taken with carbohydrates,...

Healthy Substitutions for Curbing Cravings

Are you experiencing food cravings? If yes, this article is for you. Cravings often have to do with the texture of crunchy or creamy foods. People judge foods and like or dislike them based on their textures. For example, you may enjoy eating freshly cooked peas for...

Top 6 Tips for a Healthier Christmas Holiday

Christmas is a time to dine and indulge yourself as you enjoy lots of fun with friends and family. With such an abundance of food to try, you can easily overindulge during the festivities. However, you can still enjoy your Christmas holidays without eating so much...

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...