Surprising (and refreshing) non-diet weight loss strategies from a nutrition expert
by: Sarah Remmer, RD
Most people struggle with their weight at one point or another, even nutrition experts. Achieving sustainable weight loss isn't easy, otherwise everyone would sit at their most comfortable weight. Most of the time, we turn to quick fixes- diets that leave us feeling deprived and restricted - that might work short term but ultimately result in disappointment and defeat, as well as a growing mountain of metabolic and weight issues.
Many parents dread mealtimes with their kids, because getting them to eat - or at least even try - nutritious foods seems nearly impossible without a full-on battle. Growth slows after the age of two, which often translates into kids having smaller appetites and erratic eating patterns. When this is coupled with a child's newfound desire to control their lives (eg.