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Overcoming Emotional Eating

Published on March 17, 2016

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

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Why Keep Food and Fitness Journals?

Published on January 28, 2016

When someone mentions keeping a food or fitness journal, the response is almost always the same – why? Is there any point to writing down how much exercise you’ve done or what you’ve eaten in a day? As it turns

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Halloween Weight Gain Can Be Quite Scary!

Published on October 29, 2015

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

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What is Avoidance Overeating?

Published on May 2, 2014

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.

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Get Addicted to Healthy Living

Published on March 24, 2014

When you start a diet or workout program, it’s easy to think of it as only a short-term change. You’re just going on a diet until you lose the weight you need to. You’re just working out all the time

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Is THIS the Missing Piece in Your Weight Loss Puzzle?

Published on May 21, 2013

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

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From Smoothies to Gardening, 5 Tips for a Healthier, Green(er) Lifestyle

Published on April 17, 2013

If you didn’t get your fill of green on St. Patrick’s Day, April offers up a whole new reason to “Go Green” with Earth Day on April 22. Let’s also take a look at how you can go green with

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5 Tips for Avoiding Easter Holiday Weight Gain

Published on March 25, 2013

For breakfast, it’s chocolate eggs followed by fluffy neon marshmallows and jellybeans for lunch, finished with a hunk of ham and a heaping helping of scalloped potatoes for dinner. If that sounds like your Easter weekend menu, you’re not alone.

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5 Totally Reachable Heart-Health Goals

Published on February 26, 2013

Happy Heart Month! If you’ve reached this blog, chances are great that you’re either struggling with severe obesity or have undergone bariatric surgery and wish to keep the weight off – forever. If you’ve ever visited a doctor about your

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Obesity and Fertility: Not Solely a Woman’s Issue

Published on January 31, 2013

In the last few months, several clinical studies have painted a frightening portrait of fertility for the obese man. Looking at the rise in overall Body Mass Index (BMI) in male patients throughout the United States, researchers have observed a

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