“I’m Not Losing Weight, Only Losing Inches.”

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Standing on the scale can give you one of the most nerve-racking moments — “What if I’m not losing weight?” “What if I can’t lose weight?” It’s the moment when you get the sentence — have you made it, or not? Just a few weeks ago, I received a long email from a reader Beth. She has been religiously following … Read More

Real-Life Moments: You Deserve To Feast Like This

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Last Wednesday was the Chinese New Year Eve —  the long-waited time of the year to indulge in tables and tables of deliciousness. Feasts jokers firecrackers — they say. And every year around this time, the families would throw the MOST affluent, voluminous, and festive dinners with our family and friends to usher the good fortune and prosperity for the new year — like … Read More

How Much Fat Should You Eat? An International Perspective

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  One of the biggest observation when I first came to the US was the massively different role that fat-based foods play in people’s daily life here, along with the entirely different psychology around it. For many Americans, eating foods rich in fat is a lifestyle. For instance, cheese and cream are inseparable parts of life. Family movie nights can’t … Read More

I Lost 50 lb Without Cutting Carbs, You Can Do It Too

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Entrepreneur and Publicity Coach Selena Soo once sent her community members an email named “Show Me Your Friends, And I’ll Show You Your Future”. In this email, she talked about how her friends with a humble beginning have jump-started their life and business by surrounding themselves with the right influencers. Generally speaking, to be successful, you need to surround yourself … Read More

How I Lost 50 Pounds without Trying

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If you knew me in the past 9 years, you’d probably never think that I’ve ever struggled with weight in my life. At 19, I came to the US for college as a very slender girl. Being completely lost in the different food culture here, I quickly put on 30 pounds in the first semester – that was ¼ of … Read More