Calorie Deficit Calculator

Calorie Deficit Calculator

Use this calorie deficit calculator to easily figure out how many calories you need per day to lose weight.  A healthier you, wherever you are. What is a calorie deficit? To lose weight, you must take in fewer calories than your body burns — what’s called a...

Video: Watermelon salad recipe for the summer

Video: Watermelon salad recipe for the summer

Noom coach Sara loves to share super simple, nutritious recipes with Noomers. Check out the video below to see how she makes a summer salad featuring that wonderfully sweet and hydrating fruit… watermelon! (Full recipe is below the video.)...

What’s the most logged green food item by Noomers?

What’s the most logged green food item by Noomers?

If you know anything about Noom, then you may be familiar with our color system of labeling foods as green, yellow, and red. Remember that green doesn’t mean “good” and red doesn’t mean “bad.” Rather, green foods have the lowest caloric density and contain more water...

Video: Coach tip on how to spruce up your drinking water

Video: Coach tip on how to spruce up your drinking water

You probably already know that drinking lots of water is important for your health—and can help your weight loss goals by helping you feel full.  However, drinking plain old water all the time can get boring for a lot of people. Noom Coach Erika to the rescue!...

6 pieces of anxiety advice I’ve received (ranked from worst to best)

6 pieces of anxiety advice I’ve received (ranked from worst to best)

As someone who’s struggled with anxiety her whole life, I’ve been given every piece of advice out there. (You try being told to “just breathe," it’ll make you want to spiral off into another dimension.) While some of the advice makes me nauseous, there have been a few...

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a highly impactful and under-recognized hormonal and metabolic condition.We don’t know exactly what causes PCOS, but people with the condition often experience insulin resistance and excess androgens (testosteronemale sex...

5 lower-calorie BBQ sauces for the summer

5 lower-calorie BBQ sauces for the summer

With summer getting underway, odds are you’ve got some barbecue on the brain. Grilling meats and vegetables—and even fruits, like peaches and pineapples—can be a quick, fun, and healthier way to eat. Unfortunately, some of the most popular sauces and marinades on the...

Learn about the different types of fats

Learn about the different types of fats

Did you know the human brain is nearly 60% fat?  We were pretty surprised, too. And the brain is kind of our thing. Fat isn’t the enemy we once imagined it to be. (Remember nonfat cheese puffs? That was quite the trend.) Since our bodies can’t produce the...

Help, I’m stressed! What should I do?

Help, I’m stressed! What should I do?

It can feel really overwhelming when stress creeps up on you. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to handle it. Take this quiz now and keep the results in your back pocket for the next time you're stressed. What’s causing you to feel this way?A. An outside factor like...

7 summer-y recipes that’ll get you into ratatouille

7 summer-y recipes that’ll get you into ratatouille

Ratatouille is a famous French dish made of stewed vegetables—typically eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and gourds—served as a refreshing side or hearty entrée. Ratatouille is a 2007 Disney film about the culinary talents of a shrewd rat. With the sequel coming out next...

Diabetes and weight loss: what you need to know

Diabetes and weight loss: what you need to know

Weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes, help control blood sugar levels, and prevent complications from arising But high-sugar diets, emotional eating, and lack of nutrition education make it hard for diabetics to lose weightLifestyle changes—like food logging...

55 intensely satisfying vegan recipes for weight loss

55 intensely satisfying vegan recipes for weight loss

When you eat the same meals every week, it’s easy to get bored. And when you get bored, you’re more likely to stray from your weight loss goals. If you’re following a vegan diet to lose weight, you might find yourself in this predicament. You need to add new recipes...

What is a vegan diet? A detailed beginner’s guide

What is a vegan diet? A detailed beginner’s guide

Maybe you’re trying to reduce your carbon footprint. Or maybe you’re trying to lose weight or lower your cholesterol. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided you want to go vegan—and you have a few questions. What can you eat on a vegan diet? What are the advantages? Is...

4 things I say to myself when I’m having a tough body image day

4 things I say to myself when I’m having a tough body image day

Christina Stiehl, Content Writer Like most people, I’ve struggled with my body image for, well, most of my life. The first time I remember not being happy with my body size was when I was in first grade: I thought my tummy was too big, and I wanted to look like the...

The 3 stages of motivation: Meet Noom’s motivation model

The 3 stages of motivation: Meet Noom’s motivation model

Motivation stage 1: The hype | Motivation stage 2: The plummet | Motivation stage 3: The slips and surges Some days, you spring out of bed raring to start your morning workout. Other days, rolling off the couch to grab a bowl of popcorn feels borderline...

Weight loss on a vegan diet: Here’s what you need to know

Weight loss on a vegan diet: Here’s what you need to know

Does going vegan help you lose weight? | How to lose weight | Not losing weight on a vegan diet? Veganism comes with many health benefits, but it doesn’t automatically result in weight lossVegans face the same weight loss challenges as non-vegans, like overeating,...

20 ideas for joyful movement this summer

20 ideas for joyful movement this summer

Something we don’t like: the idea that exercise is only worth it if you spend two hours in the gym huffing and puffing.  Something we do like: joyful movement.  Joyful movement is pretty much what the name says: finding ways to move joyfully.  It...

This summer, try these 10 kebab skewer recipes

This summer, try these 10 kebab skewer recipes

Cooking food on kebab skewers lets you create satisfying, healthful combinations of proteins and nutrient-rich veggies. But somehow, these elegantly simple sticks—perfect for summer cookouts—tend to stay out of the limelight. Here are 10 simple recipes that’ll have...

12 tasty and creative zucchini recipes for summer

12 tasty and creative zucchini recipes for summer

One of the best things about summer is all the fresh produce that’s in season. There’s no time like now to hit up the farmer’s market and stock up on fruit, veggies, and herbs. And if you’re one of those folks with a green thumb and a vegetable garden, even...

Asian Orzo and Shrimp Recipe

Asian Orzo and Shrimp Recipe

If you keep opting for takeout instead of cooking at home, you’re not only spending more money, but also taking in excess calories, vegetable oils, and butter that may hinder your healthy eating plans.  This Asian Orzo and Shrimp recipe has all the flavors of...