Weight Loss Plateau? Top Diet Mistakes Women Make

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: You may be unknowingly making mistakes that are sabotaging your dieting intentions.
Air Date: 8/26/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Felicia Stoler, PhD
felicia stoler close upDr. Felicia Stoler is a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist and expert consultant in disease prevention, wellness and healthful living. She has a bachelors from Tulane University, a masters in applied physiology and nutrition from Columbia University and her doctorate in clinical nutrition from UMDNJ. Felicia serves on many local, state and national committees related to health and wellness. Felicia is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the ACSM. Felicia is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is on the House of Delegates.

Dr. Stoler hosted the second season of TLC's groundbreaking series Honey, We're Killing the Kids!, which took aim at the unhealthy lifestyles of families, across the country, in an effort to motivate them to make positive changes. She is the author Living Skinny in Fat Genes™: The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great (Pegasus) which was featured in USA Weekend among the top "must have" books in 2011. She has been a contributor for and written several book chapters. Stoler authored the ACSM's Current Comment on Childhood Obesity.

Felicia has been on many national and local television and radio programs across the U.S. She is one of the most sought-after nutrition/fitness experts for TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. Felicia is passionate about helping people live healthier lives – and practices what she preaches. She maintains a private practice and provides consulting and public speaking. Felicia is the mother of two children and step mom of one – living in NJ.
Weight Loss Plateau? Top Diet Mistakes Women Make
Have you tried every diet and pill and exercise trend out there, only to have your diet reach a plateau that you just can't seem to get past?

In dieting, as in life, we all can make mistakes. What are the most common diet mistakes women make?

Is there a way to overcome those plateaus and stop making the same mistakes over and over again?

Dr. Felicia Stoler joins Melanie Cole, MS, to guide you away from some of the most common diet misconceptions and get you on the right path to permanent weight loss once and for all.

What is some her best advice?

Tip #1: Don't underestimate your calories; keep track of everything you put in your mouth.

Tip #2: Stop eating off your kid's plates. If they don't finish their food, throw it out.

Tip #3: Simply put, eat more veggies.

Tip #4: Establish an empowered thought process. What does this mean? It means STOP with the negative self talk.

Tip #5: Repeat Tip #1. You cannot underestimate the calories you consume. You must be honest with yourself for the best results.