Are You Gaining Weight with Late Night Eating?

Late night eating can add unwanted weight to your body—depending on how much you eat during the entire day.  Late night eating will not, in and of itself, automatically cause you to gain weight. If you consistently eat more calories than you burn (caloric surplus), you will consistently gain we...

Is Your Metabolism Making You Fat?

Don’t blame your weight gain on your slow metabolism. Your weight gain is due to you consistently eating more calories than you burn, or a caloric surplus. There are some medical exceptions to this rule but let’s not deal with exceptions now. For most of us, we gain weight because we eat too ...

How Your Thyroid Affects Metabolism and Fat Loss

by Jonny Bowden The thyroid got a lot of attention in the media back in 2007 when Oprah Winfrey announced she had had a thyroid condition, and with good reason—the thyroid is your metabolic gatekeeper. This small, butterfly-shaped gland, located in your neck, is responsible for keeping your met...