Managing a Healthy Diet : How to Set Goals for Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment, I’m going to talk about beginning weight loss by setting goals for a lifestylechange, not a diet. It takes 21 days to change a habit. One must first set goals to replacehabits with new ones. What are your goals, is the […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : Candidates for Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, a registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment, I’m going to ask you some questions about are you ready for weight loss? Losingweight takes time, planning, and effort. Just because you want to lose weight does not meanthat you are ready to lose weight. Choosing to lose weight […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : The Importance of Hydration in Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment I’m going to talk about proper hydration. Following the recommendations of eight cupsof water a day is a great place to start when considering weight loss. A registered dietitiancan provide you with a better estimation for your personal needs based on […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : How to Pick Nutrient Dense Foods for Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment I’m going to talk about nutrient dense foods that are great for weight loss. As wetalk about often times, the food guide pyramid provides a variety of foods that provide thenutrients that we need for development, growth, and maintenance. Our metabolism […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : Batch Cooking Techniques

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment I’m going to talk about batch cooking. When you are planning and creating your menus,it’s very important to know that batch cooking will help you out. If you work on the weekends,even at night doing your grocery shopping and cooking throughout […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : Foods to Avoid for Weight Loss

Hi, my name is Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition.In this segment I’m going to talk about foods to limit when you are trying to lose weight.First we want to eliminate foods containing hydrogenated fats, because our goal to loseweight is to try to become healthier, and sometimes those fats can […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : The Importance of Hydration in Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment I’m going to talk about proper hydration. Following the recommendations of eight cupsof water a day is a great place to start when considering weight loss. A registered dietitiancan provide you with a better estimation for your personal needs based on […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : How to Exercise for Healthy Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment I’m going to talk about incorporating exercise in your life for weight loss. Beforeyou start any exercise regimen, you definitely want to talk to your doctor first so thatyou don’t have any complications that might occur. When you start an exercise […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : Eating Habits for Healthy Weight Loss

Hi, my name is Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition.In this segment I am going to talk about eating when you are hungry and stopping when youare satisfied. Some people use a hunger fullness scale instead of counting calories to monitortheir eating habits. Learning how to manage your favorite foods without […]

Managing a Healthy Diet : Resources for Healthy Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In thissegment, I’m going to talk about who should I receive weight loss advice from. Registereddietitians are the experts in the the field of food and nutrition. Dietitians are registeredwith the Commission of Dietetic Registration, who is the credentialing agency of the AmericanDietetic […]