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4 Reasons you can’t lose weight (or gain back what you lose)

4 Reasons you can’t lose weight (or gain back what you lose)

  I just read an article written by an MD talking about weight loss.  She mentioned that according to a recent poll, 72 percent of Americans want to lose weight, aiming for an average of about 40 pounds.    What makes this challenging, she states, is that only 14 percent of people who have lost weight have been able to keep it off for more than five years.  But then the rest of the article suggests...

Dec 14, 2022 0 comments

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The 5 diet mistakes that guarantee sickness & disease

The 5 diet mistakes that guarantee sickness & disease

  As much as I wish I could say otherwise, our current state of health is positively abysmal. Seven out of ten US adults have at least one chronic condition, and shockingly, so do 54 percent of our children. Three out of four of us are overweight or obese. Eight out of ten of us are medicated.   What in the world is going on?! Well, there are many factors that play into whether someone...

Jul 08, 2022 2 comments

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Got belly fat?  Here’s how to get rid of it!

Got belly fat? Here’s how to get rid of it!

  With nearly seventy percent of Americans currently being overweight or obese, I think it’s safe to say that there’s no shortage of belly fat around. But is all belly fat created equal?  And what’s driving this epidemic of spare tires and muffin tops?  Is it just that we’re eating too much? Or is there more to it than that? Let’s look at several factors that are behind our “blossoming bellies” and more importantly, how you...

Mar 30, 2022 5 comments

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Do you have too much fat?  How to tell.

Do you have too much fat? How to tell.

  I don’t think I’ll be shocking you off your chair this morning if I say that excess body fat is generally not a good thing. But in terms of your health, not all body fat is created equal! What matters more is the type of fat you’re carrying and where it’s located. Here’s what I mean: Fat types and areas of accumulation Your body has two types of fat—subcutaneous and visceral. Subcutaneous fat is...

Jan 27, 2022 5 comments

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It’s a fact—carb addiction is real! (Here’s how to break free)

It’s a fact—carb addiction is real! (Here’s how to break free)

  I once worked with someone who absolutely could not say no to starchy carbs and sugars. She always had a box of some kind of chip or cracker in her desk at work. She used to sneak to the little store across the street from the office and buy cookies or candy after lunch. When we would have a birthday celebration for a co-worker, she would take a second piece of cake later in...

Sep 13, 2021 1 comment

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I have a secret to tell you

I have a secret to tell you

  I have a little secret to share with you. Today is my birthday, and not only that, this is my LAST birthday in the 50s. Gulp! And while knocking on the door of 60 may sound a little scary on the surface, I honestly feel great! I’m still running every week, doing full-contact karate sparring (fighting men), and enjoying a consistent high level of energy. Plus I recently got mistaken as my daughter’s sister...

Aug 30, 2021 35 comments

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