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Dietitian on ‘Biggest Loser’ Weight Loss: Instead, Go Slow and Aim for Your Body’s ‘Sweet Spot’

Someone who wants or needs to lose weight might watch a season of a show like NBC’s The Biggest Loser, where it’s not uncommon for a contestant to drop 50 percent or more of their body weight during filming, and be inspired.

But Rebecca Scritchfield, a D.C.-based dietitian and founder of Capitol Nutrition Group, says starvation and extreme exercise is not the way to get lasting results.


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10 Simple Ways To Keep Your Diet On Track This Holiday Season

With all the temptations, the challenge to keep your diet on track can seem insurmountable, but with these ten tips, your skinny jeans will be thanking you come January 1st.


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Eating a Big Breakfast Could Promote a Smaller Waistline

Eat breakfast like a queen, lunch like a princess, and dine like a pauper at suppertime.