My not so perfect weight loss advice

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I once had a member so angry at me for making her blow her diet, that she sent a letter to the owner of the franchise. It was handwritten in heavy, black pencil – all caps. It read: Yup, I gave not-so-perfect advice to a member who was miserably unhappy with everything that related to […]

Can’t lose weight on meds

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Somebody who has been doing very well losing weight just told me she’s going to quit. “I was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and they’re putting me on prednisone,” she said. “The doctor told me that a side effect of prednisone is weight gain, so there’s no point in paying to keep coming to […]

How to make your home your weight loss haven

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Your environment affects your behavior. It’s been proven multiple times in multiple ways. You can use that to power your healthy lifestyle behavior. Arranging your personal environment – your home – can do a lot to make weight management strategies a normal part of your daily routine. KITCHEN “If you don’t have it, you can’t eat it!” I’m […]

I say no to a tax on sugary drinks

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If somebody wants to lose weight, or doesn’t want to lose weight, whose business is it? It’s not mine and it’s not yours and it’s certainly not the government’s. I think it’s up to an individual to decide if they want to pay to lose weight rather than have a tax imposed on their drinks that […]

Why you need to stop obsessing over your body fat

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Lady Gaga got both rave reviews and nasty comments for her Super Bowl 2017 performance. The nasty comments were from trolls calling her “fat” and body shaming her because the soon to be 31-year-old entertainer doesn’t have a hard, plastic body like a Barbie doll. According to some fat phobics the human body should be […]

How to diet like Trump

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Not since Bill Clinton left the White House has a U.S. President so fully ignored healthy eating guidelines. Clinton’s diet later caught up to him and he’s made an about face on his eating habits. Donald Trump embraces the Standard American Diet (SAD) and makes no apologies. It’s heavy on highly processed foods and lacking […]

5 foods I never eat to lose weight

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What are the 5 foods you must never at to lose weight? I checked one list and the 5 foods weren’t actually foods, they were ingredients in foods. One of them was high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Being a curious person I did some research on why I should never eat it. The hype was […]

Winter weekends weight loss strategy that works

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There are plenty of disadvantages created by winter and few advantages. We’re very familiar with the disadvantages, short cold days, long dark nights, increased hedonic hunger signals and that’s during the week when we have the structure of kids in school and work. On the weekends the structure is gone, we have greater proximity to […]