Tag Archives: Weight

Behavioral weight loss programs are effective — but where to find them?

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a team of volunteer experts from various primary care medicine and nursing fields. They identify big medical problems, review the research, and translate it into action plans (called practice recommendations) for doctors like me. Just this fall, they tackled obesity, with the goal of identifying effective ways… Read More »

38 Fat-Burning Foods to Help You Lose Weight

Eggs Stephanie Frey/Shutterstock Secret fat-burner: Protein Protein helps with weight loss in a number of ways.  First, your body uses more energy—think calories—to break down protein foods than it does to break down other foods. Protein also helps you hang onto muscle mass as you’re losing weight, and since muscle burns more calories than fat,… Read More »