Weight Loss

From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

How to Conquer Emotional Eating

Recapping Weeks 7 and 8 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center We just finished Weeks 7 and 8 of State of Slim, and I’m so proud of how Kathie J. and Larry soared through the holidays and…

Stuck in Your Weight Loss? Try A New Routine

Recapping Week 6 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey  With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Last week, we tackled the physical environment which got us thinking about creating an auto-pilot. That led us into the topic of routines, which is what we focused…

How Your Surroundings Might Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Recapping Week 5 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center In previous weeks, I’ve talked about experiential learning and how important it is to transformational change. Last week, that experiential learning was no TV. This week, it’s the…

The Relationship Between TV and Your Weight

Recapping Week 4 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center It’s hard to believe Kathie J. and Larry have been doing the State of Slim for a month now! They’ve already been through a lot, and you can…

Why Indulgence Meals Help Your Weight Loss

Recapping Week 3 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey  With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center We’re ending Week 3 of Kathie J. and Larry’s State of Slim journey, which took place over Thanksgiving. I love that they did this over the holidays —…

The No. 1 Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off

Recapping Week 2 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center The No. 1 Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off Larry and Kathie J. are killing it in Week 2! They’re still focused on the diet because…

3 Essentials to Kick Off Your Weight Loss

Recapping Week 1 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Denver radio personalities Kathie J. and Larry from Jammin’ 101.5 have just started the State of Slim, a transformational weight loss program, and they’re documenting their journey through…

Change Ordinary Recipes to Extraordinarily Healthy Dishes!

Quick Modifications to Healthier Eating Recipe modification not only reduces calories, sodium, fats and sugars, but also improves the quality of nutrition. The most important tip is to approach recipe change in a step-wise fashion. For instance, it might be your goal to reduce the fat in your beef stroganoff recipe. If you’re currently using…

Stop Making BIG resolutions. Start Making SMALL Habit Changes.

Why do we so often hear that big resolutions don’t stick? It’s largely because we focus on the end result (the goal) rather than the means to the end (the routine). In addition, there could be the disbelief that small changes are effective. When I have conversations about weight loss with patients of mine, I…

The last weight loss resolution you’ll ever make

Failed Resolutions? Now that we are almost through January, how are you doing on your resolutions? According to a recent twitter poll that we conducted, 33% of of respondents chose weight loss as their primary resolution for the new year. That’s not uncommon. Business Insider backs up that statistic with their own data, putting a…

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