I had a daughter 3 yeas ago, gained about 60 pounds, and just can’t lose the last 20.

I had a daughter 3 years ago. I gained about 60 pounds while pregnant. I dropped 40 of those pounds, but I just can't seem to lose the last 20. Before her, I weighed 125 pounds. I now weigh around 143 pounds. I have kept this weight pretty constant over that 3 year period...

I need to lose about 100 pounds. Do you have a dietitian you could recommend?

I just wanted to thank you for the Healthy Body profile. I just thought that was the neatest! Do you have a dietitian you could recommend in Memphis, TN? I need to lose about 100 pounds! Thanks again! Thanks for the feedback. Makes the time I spent designing the Healthy Body Calculator® worthwhile. Go to the...

My mother is over 100 pounds overweight and she lost her will to try to lose again.

My mother, 53 years old, is over 100 pounds overweight. She has dieted on every 'plan' on the market, almost all her life. She has in the past lost all the weight and reached her goal weight, only to gain all of it and more within a year or so. My big concern is...

Five days ago I started on Slim Fast as a substitute for just one meal a day.

Five days ago I started on Slim Fast as a substitute for just 1 meal a day. I drink it in place of lunch and eat a light breakfast, a sensible dinner, with no desserts and low-fat cooking. I've already lost 5 pounds. I've started "lap-walking" at our local mall, too. Yesterday I noticed a...

I am trying to lose weight and your website helped me know how much to lose.

I went to your page because I am trying to lose weight. Your website helped me know how much to lose. Now is the hard part TO LOSE IT. I hope I can. Thanks. Thanks for your feedback. Eat less (but not less than 1200 calories) and exercise at least 60 minutes a day, enough...

what is best diet food?

What is the best type of diet food wise? Thank you. Don't waste your money buying diet foods other than sugar-free carbonated beverages IF you drink them or have diabetes. Diet foods are not as satisfying as regular foods and you will eat more of them anyway. Eating a variety of lean meats, whole grains, fat-free...

I started on Weight Watchers diet and only lost 1 3/4 pounds.

I started on Weight Watchers diet. The first week I only lost 1 3/4 pounds and my friend, who is also on the diet lost 3 pounds. She's 2 inches shorter than I am but weighs more. The second week, I didn't lose anything and she lost 2 pounds. I'm really disgusted because I've...

I am overweight and need a 1200 calorie diet.

I am overweight and a need 1200 calorie diet. Please send a copy to me. Weight loss eating plans are not a one size fits all. I would highly recommend you contact a Registered Dietitian for assistance. In the meantime, try my HELP Healthy Eating For Life Plan® for a personalized eating plan based on...

I am working with a patient who has reached a plateau with her weight loss.

I am working with a patient who seems to have reached a plateau with her weight loss. Based on her reported food intake and exercise expenditure, I'm at a loss for her plateau. She has done very well with me and I believe her food records to be accurate based on past weeks and...

Can you give me some tips to losing weight?

Can you give me some tips for losing weight? Ten Changes You Can Make to Lose Weight * Appetizer reading Ten Simple Healthy Eating Habits. Set realistic goals - You didn't put on extra weight overnight so it is equally unrealistic to take it off quickly. Record a goal that you can reach in one...

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