Secrets of Weight Loss

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Calories Out > Calories In = Weight Loss
October 16th, 2012

As we will discuss this week, Calories Out have to be greater than Calories In for weight loss to occur. In other words, we have to burn more calories than we eat.

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Get Your Whole Grains
November 13th, 2012

Whole grains are imperative to include in our daily diets. They supply us with healthy carbohydrates, fiber, and plenty of B vitamins.

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Portion Distortion
November 27th, 2012

As Americans, we have developed a severe case of portion distortion. Everywhere we turn, we are bombarded with excessively large servings of food.

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Five Ways We Sabotage Weight Loss
February 20th, 2013

Let’s face it. We have all set out on a weight-loss journey, only to find ourselves face down in a pint of Ben and Jerry’s Half Baked a few days and stressful events later.

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Drink Up to Lose Big
April 2nd, 2013

You hear it all the time: “Drink more water.” But can it really help you lose weight? Can something as simple as drinking water really help you shred those pesky pounds?

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Getting Lean with Protein
October 23rd, 2012

We know that a little extra healthy protein helps us lose weight and hang on to as much lean muscle mass as we can while losing weight.

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Morning Cure for Afternoon Cravings
May 21st, 2013

Do you find yourself with late afternoon and evening cravings for unhealthy snacks? Many people participating in our weekly remote UH OptiWeight sessions have expressed this as a major challenge in managing their weight.

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