4 reframes for the most common thought distortions

4 reframes for the most common thought distortions

Have you ever told yourself that you're only allowed to eat "treat foods" on the weekend? Or that if you go over your calorie goal one day, your week is ruined?  While these thoughts can feel all too real, we're here to tell you that they aren't true—your mind is...

3 healthier-for-you takes on the infamous TikTok pasta

3 healthier-for-you takes on the infamous TikTok pasta

Since the rise of TikTok, we haven’t stopped drooling (or eating). From dalgona coffee to hot chocolate bombs to salmon rice bowls, there truly are no shortages of delicious, easy-to-make meals. That’s why when the viral oven-baked feta pasta made its way to our...

3 simple steps to bounce back after a slip

3 simple steps to bounce back after a slip

If you’re like us, you’re probably making your way through Thanksgiving leftovers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (Thanksgiving enchiladas, anyone?). While a delicious mix of turkey, gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce delights your stomach and mind in the moment,...

How to stop stress eating (and what to do instead)

How to stop stress eating (and what to do instead)

What is stress eating? | Causes | Signs & Symptoms | Consequences | How to manage stress eating | Stress eating at work | Stress eating at night | Is stress eating a disorder? | When to seek professional help Stress eating is extremely common and is actually built...

Thought spotlight: “I’ve failed”

Thought spotlight: “I’ve failed”

Today, we’re going to talk about the F-word.  No, not that one.  We’re talking about the more harmful F-word that many of us use to describe ourselves and our shortcomings: failure.   But we’re here to change that.  The truth is, throughout...

The missing piece of the caloric density equation

The missing piece of the caloric density equation

Raise your hand if you've ever eaten a salad, felt full, but found yourself perusing the pantry or fridge for a sweet treat afterward.  Fact: You can feel physically full, but still want more if the food you eat isn't satisfying.  The difference between fullness...

The biggest weight loss mistake, according to a Noom dietitian

The biggest weight loss mistake, according to a Noom dietitian

When it comes to weight loss, we’re often told lots of contradictory things: eat fruit, but bananas have too much sugar or carbs are good, but not before bed. Tomorrow, there'll be some other contradicting weight loss advice in your inbox, on your newsfeed, or at the...

Recipe roundup: 8 healthier-for-you Thanksgiving recipes

Recipe roundup: 8 healthier-for-you Thanksgiving recipes

Can you name a better holiday meal than a Thanksgiving lunch or dinner? Don't worry—we can't either. But, just because Thanksgiving revolves around eating and drinking, it doesn’t mean that you can’t also keep your health goals in mind.  Swearing off of your favorite...

Calorie Goals at Noom: Always a Work in Progress

Calorie Goals at Noom: Always a Work in Progress

At Noom, our mission is to help people live healthier lives through behavior change. This is always our number one goal – and means doing so in a way that is proven by science and safe for each and every one of our Noomers.  We have recently heard some criticism...

Noom + Stress: Behind the Numbers

Noom + Stress: Behind the Numbers

Siobhan Mitchell, Ph.D., Senior Director of Academic Research at Noom At Noom, we take a holistic approach, knowing that all areas of our health are dependent on our daily habits and our psychological well-being.  In looking at the market, we found that there was...

Announcing Noom Mood

Announcing Noom Mood

Press Release: Noom Announces Noom Mood – A New Program Aimed at Reducing Stress and Improving Mental Wellness Leading digital health platform applies its expertise in behavior change to expand its offerings for mind and body...

So you gained 2 pounds overnight. Now what?

So you gained 2 pounds overnight. Now what?

You hear the sound of your alarm and know it’s time to check off the first thing on your daily to-do list: weighing yourself. You walk over to your scale, step on it, and look down at the number staring back at you in horror. You’ve gained two pounds since yesterday....

Celebrating 13 years of Noom

Celebrating 13 years of Noom

Happy 13th Birthday, Noom! It’s hard to believe that 13 years have passed since my co-founder, Artem Petakov, and I were huddled in a studio apartment, hatching the plans for the company that would come to be known as Noom.  Back in 2008, we were united by an...

Behavior Change for Diabetes Prevention and Support

Behavior Change for Diabetes Prevention and Support

According to the CDC, more than 34 million Americans have diabetes, with type 2 diabetes accounting for more than 90% of all diagnosed cases. Another one in three American adults has prediabetes, and more than 80% are not aware of their risk. People with prediabetes...

Press Release: Noom Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

Press Release: Noom Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

Noom Announces Senior Leadership Appointments to Advance Growth Strategy and Expansion of its Digital Health Platform NEW YORK--June 9, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Noom, the leading digital health platform focused on behavior change, today announced three senior leadership...

What the science says (Pt 2): Tips to tell if science is trustworthy

What the science says (Pt 2): Tips to tell if science is trustworthy

You may have heard people you know make claims about science -- like the effects of eating three meals a day or that intermittent fasting is the best way to lose weight. But there’s so much out there that it can be hard to understand what to trust and what not to...

Press Release: Noom Announces $540 Million in Growth Funding

Press Release: Noom Announces $540 Million in Growth Funding

Noom Announces $540 Million in Growth Funding to Further Accelerate Expansion of its Digital Health Platform New investors Silver Lake, Oak HC/FT, Temasek, and Novo Holdings join Sequoia, RRE Ventures, and Samsung Ventures in Series F funding round Silver Lake and...

What the science says (Pt 1): What is long-term weight loss?

What the science says (Pt 1): What is long-term weight loss?

One question that we’re sometimes asked is, “do you have any research showing that Noom is effective for long-term weight loss?” This question comes from users who want to know how to tell if they’ve been successful after trying to lose weight for a long time, or...