“Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day”

By Susan Saffel-Shrier, M.S., R.D., C.D Hey, did you celebrate the holiday on January 17th? No, it was not Martin Luther King Holiday. That was January 18th. And it’s not Presidents’ Day either. That’s February 15th.  January 17th is a little known holiday called Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day. Sound familiar? Did you know that … More “Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day”

Weight Loss Resolutions: How to Encourage Your Patients and Yourself

  By Susan Saffel-Shrier New Year’s weight loss resolutions! Made with well intentions but typically at a high failure rate. Why? It seems to me that we have clear outcomes (drop pounds) but fuzzy roadmaps on how we are going to get there. To figure out the roadmap, I would recommend starting by evaluating the food … More Weight Loss Resolutions: How to Encourage Your Patients and Yourself