You may be losing weight…but your diet isn't working.

You may be losing weight…but your diet isn't working.

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

You tell me that dieting always works for you. You always lose weight when you cut out this or that food, or when you follow a certain type of plan. You are always able to lose the weight when you put your mind to it. You measure your success by the weight lost. I’m here to tell you that these weight loss diets aren’t a success, despite the weight loss.

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Diet: Verb vs. Noun

Diet: Verb vs. Noun

Like many dietitians, I often rail against diets. You may hear things like - diets don’t work, skip the fad diet, or simply don’t diet from myself or other like-minded Registered Dietitians. At the same time, however, we may use the word diet in describing a particular way of eating that we feel is sensible or medically necessary. We often endorse a certain way of eating or "diet". To some, this can be confusing.

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Ditch the New Year's Diet and Resolve to Do This Instead...

Ditch the New Year's Diet and Resolve to Do This Instead...

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

Instead of making a new years resolution about dieting and weight loss this year, I challenge you to do something a bit different. If you desire a change in your eating habits or weight, resolve instead to learn the practice of mindful eating

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