Dr. Fein's Weekly Ounce of Prevention

Insights to Keep the Pounds Away

Best Day to Weigh According to Science

Sep 26, 2019

 


 

 

Are you a once a week weigh-er or an every day weigh-er?

 

I hope you’re at least one or the other.

 

Multiple studies show that regular weighing increases your chances for success with both losing and maintaining weight.

 

I recommend once a week if you’re in weight loss mode.

It can be a fragile time and you’re more apt to see the results you crave if you give your body a little time.

 

For maintenance mode it can remain once a...

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How to Have True Joy

Sep 19, 2019

 


 

Last week we talked about the cost of food Joy, out of proportion desire and the benefits of True Joy (read all about it here).

 

Today we start getting you that True Joy.

 

True Joy is the key to losing weight and keeping it off.

 

If the only joy you have in your life is food, then losing weight is impossible.

 

And mean.

 

Taking away your only pleasure leaves you with despair and deprivation.

 

That’s why diets feel terrible. It’s...

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How Much Joy Should Food Bring You?

Sep 12, 2019

 


 

How much Joy should food bring you?

 

Interesting question.

 

On the one hand, in this day and age, each bite can be more amazing than the next. What’s the purpose of eating if it doesn’t bring you joy?

 

Well, fueling your body is the answer to that one.

 

Back in the day, food needed to be enticing to get us out of the cave and looking for fuel. Fat tastes good, so we’d get fatty meats in us. Berries taste good so we’d gather some...

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Water Makes You Skinny, Look Younger and Feel Better. Literally.

Sep 05, 2019

 


 

 

How much water do you drink in a day?

If you answered “not enough” or you’re not sure, read on.

 

Here are 2 compelling reasons to drink more water and 7 proven benefits . . .

 

1.  WATER CAN MAKE YOU LOSE WEIGHT

 

First, our bodies can confuse the feelings of hunger, thirst and fatigue.

Since there are more calories in food than water assume the feeling is thirst and drink water first.

This strategy has been proven to help you lose...

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The Manager

Aug 29, 2019

 


 

 

There are four Weight Loss Maintenance Types: Rebounder, Drifter, Floater and Manager.

 

Your Type points to your vulnerability when it comes to long-term weight loss maintenance. Discovering yours puts you in the position to support your needs and easily keep your weight stable for life.

Find out your Type with the short quiz right here.

 

Over the past several weeks we’ve been detailing each Type (catch up on each here: The Rebounder, The Drifter, The...

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The Floater

Aug 22, 2019

 


 

 

Your Maintenance Type reveals your biggest block when it comes to keeping your hard-earned weight loss for good.

 

There are four Types: Rebounder, Drifter, Floater and Manager

(Which are you? Find out with the short quiz right here.)

 

In previous weeks, we covered the tendencies of The Rebounder and The Drifter so today we’re talkin’ Floater.

 

The image I have for The Floater is an empty raft on a river. It’s going along just fine,...

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The Drifter

Aug 15, 2019

 


 

 

There are 4 Weight Loss Maintenance Types: Rebounder, Drifter, Floater and Manager. (To find out which Type you are, take the short quiz here)

 

Each Type has unique strengths and susceptibilities when it comes to keeping weight off for good.

 

Last week we heard about the Rebounder so today we get to discuss . . . the Drifter.

 

Drifters do a wonderful job of losing weight.

 

This time around they took the time to get into the right mindset and...

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The Rebounder

Aug 08, 2019

 


 

What Maintenance Type are you?

 

Have you found out yet?  If not, click here to take the short quiz now.

 

Your Maintenance Type reveals your vulnerabilities when it comes to maintaining weight loss (for an introduction to Maintenance Types read this).

 

You are one of 4 Types: Rebounder, Drifter, Floater or Manager

 

Over the next month we’ll talk in depth about each Type.

Today, The Rebounder.

 

The Rebounder Type is one of the most common...

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Vacation Eating

Aug 01, 2019

 


 

 

Just got back from our summer vacation and it always reminds me to talk to you about eating on vacation.

 

Because eating on vacation is a thing.

 

The way I see it there are 3 options when it comes to Vacation Eating:

 

  1. Eat the same way you currently eat at home

 

  1. Eat anything and everything and deal with it when you get back

 

  1. Something in between

 

 

Option number 1 means planning out what you’re going to eat and making...

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What's Your Maintenance Type?

Jul 25, 2019

 


 

When I found out I was pregnant for the first time, after the joyful tears and the shocking realization that we were going to have a BABY (!), I went right out and got the book, What to Expect When Your Expecting.

 

But I found I rarely cracked it open.

 

Instead I poured over the baby and parenting books. The ones that taught you what to do once the baby was out. It was so clear to me that the tough part was coming on the other side of the pregnancy.

 

Weight...

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