Tag Archives: Obesity

A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball.  Ready?  It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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This weight loss approach really works. Must try…

How many diets have you tried over the years? How many New Year’s resolutions have you made to go on a weight loss diet? Maybe they got you the results you wanted, but how long did they last? If you … Continue reading

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What Sugar and Fat Have in Common – and why you should care

Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading

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Test Your Nutrition and Healthy Eating IQ

In our diet-conscious culture, information, and misinformation abounds. How well do you know the facts? Test your knowledge of weight loss, diet dos and don’ts, what to eat, when to eat, and more. Regardless of your score, you’ll come away … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

Consciously or not, the average American consumes 28 teaspoons of added sugars a day – that’s more than 90 pounds of sugar per year. The American Heart Association recommends women limit their added sugar to just 100 calories per day … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Everyone knows why we should be exercising: to improve health, to look good, to feel good, to fit into nice clothes, to burn fat, to lose weight – all that good stuff. And yet, we’re just not doing it. In … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart Quiz

February marks the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month, and it’s not just about Valentine’s Day. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US. Each year, more than two million heart attacks and strokes take place resulting in … Continue reading

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Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Twenty-nine year New Jersey school teacher, Jennifer Vigne, struggled with what she called an “uncooperative digestive system” since she was a child. Over the years, her doctors ordered many tests and performed exploratory surgery looking for the cause of her … Continue reading

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Shaped Like An Apple

I’m sure you are familiar with the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” How about, “An apple a day keeps the fat away?” According to a recent study done at the University of Iowa, a natural substance … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Get You Moving and Losing

One of the most widely accepted assumptions in our culture is that if you push yourself to exercise more, you will lose weight. And yet, often this is not the case. Obesity research shows that the role of exercise in … Continue reading

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