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Weight Loss News and Articles Orange County

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Published on March 17, 2016 by

Your emotions can seem to overwhelm you. You feel stress, anger, sadness or just plain boredom – and you reach for a snack. Before you know it, food is your go-to solution for emotional self-soothing. And it’s starting to show on the scales. It’s common to use food as a reward to treat yourself, or […]

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Halloween Weight Gain Can Be Quite Scary!

Published on October 29, 2015 by

Halloween is definitely a fun holiday! Costumes, parties and trick or treating! There is an abundance of candy everywhere you look. There is probably a bowl in your house that is for the trick or treaters, but it may seem like you might be treating yourself more to these indulgences meant for others. What do […]

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What is Avoidance Overeating?

Published on May 2, 2014 by

Avoidance overeaters are usually warm, compassionate people who are very sensitive to the needs of others, but have a hard time dealing with their own needs, wants and problems. They often turn to food to escape, and are often overweight. Here are four strategies to help you overcome this behavior. 1. Learn to identify your […]

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Obesity and Breast Cancer – The Frightening Connections

Published on October 3, 2013 by

Breast cancer knows no bounds; it can affect any size, shape, ethnicity, demographic and gender of human. Every October, Americans are reminded of how deeply breast cancer touches us as a society; we see pink everywhere. It affects mothers, wives, daughters, friends, aunts, cousins and even some men. In 2013, it is expected that there […]

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Yoga for Obesity: Why Not?

Published on September 27, 2013 by

this form of exercise. Sure, we’ve all seen some poses that seem impossible to do ourselves: people with their feet above their heads, resting on their arms, but those aren’t beginner positions. Yoga is a practice and there are modifications to virtually all poses. Working with an instructor who is familiar with all types of […]

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High BMI & High Cholesterol: An Unhealthy Couple

Published on September 12, 2013 by

September is here and chances are you’re in the midst of back-to-school activities, a new football season and the new fall line-up of TV shows. You may even be dreaming of cooler temperatures and the crispness that comes with the season. But September hosts what is arguably an even more important topic that requires your […]

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Back to School…Back to Lunch!

Published on August 25, 2013 by

Between school supplies, new shoes and backpacks, there’s a lot to think about as you prepare your kids for a new school year. So when you’re looking for the best things to buy in setting them up for a bright future, take a closer look at what’s going into their lunches. We send our kids […]

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Cause and Effect: What a High BMI Means for Your Heart

Published on July 31, 2013 by

Let’s get to the heart of the matter, shall we? Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States and a recent genetic study now shows that elevated body mass index (BMI) in overweight and obese people isn’t simply linked to heart failure – it has been proven to cause it. BMI is […]

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Important Truths About Obesity & Men’s Health

Published on June 16, 2013 by

We celebrate Father’s Day this weekend and all month long we’ll keep the health spotlight on the gentlemen with Men’s Health Month. Obesity in men is not just a superficial or cosmetic issue but a critical health concern that dramatically impacts life expectancy. The second-leading cause of preventable death in the United States, obesity affects […]

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Is THIS the Missing Piece in Your Weight Loss Puzzle?

Published on May 21, 2013 by

Would it surprise you to learn that diet and exercise alone may not be the only factors helping you achieve or sustain a healthy weight? For most people, it’s true. In fact, a very important piece of that puzzle is your mental health. It’s not something that’s often openly or honestly discussed, but because of […]

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