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Variety by the Pound

on March 5th, 2016 Leave a Comment

If I gave you something, there isn’t much decision needed on your part on what you receive. However, what if I gave you two things and told you to choose one? That can tend to be a little more difficult. Now take that analogy and multiply it by a million. The amount of food choices […]

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The “Hidden Cost” of Obesity

on February 25th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Obesity has turned into a billion dollar pandemic. According to a Cornell University study published in the Journal of Health Economics, the cost for obesity has been as high as $190 billion annually with no decrease in sight. Yet, beyond the obvious costs (medical bills for obesity-related conditions, for one), what about the “hidden costs” […]

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Should You Be Told What to Drink?

on February 15th, 2016 Leave a Comment

“All the credible evidence highlights that, as a nation, we are consuming too much sugar in our diet.” From what you continuously hear, if I asked you what nation this person is referring to your first guess would most likely be the United States. Correct? However this quote shows that obesity is a global problem […]

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Couples More Likely to Lose Weight

on February 5th, 2016 Leave a Comment

One of the main roles of our significant other is to be our support system; it’s no different in our weight loss journey. There was actually a study done to observe the benefits of lifestyle changes in couples. What they found is more a reinforcement as oppose to a revelation, we’re more likely to make […]

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Get Back on Track

on February 1st, 2016 Leave a Comment

Here’s a scenario: You’re a month into the New Year and there’s a problem with your New Year’s resolution: You aren’t where you want to be with your weight loss. You set a goal, but at this point you’ve either stopped making progress or haven’t started at all. Anxiety might be setting in. Don’t fret! […]

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Being Overweight is Too Expensive

on January 25th, 2016 Leave a Comment

As if there was another reason you needed to lose weight other than improved health, a recent study showed how much damage obesity can do to your wallet. Researchers at the University of Illinois sought out to see how much health care cost differs between people that are obese and smokers compared to people that […]

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What a Two-Year Old Burger Looks Like

on January 19th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Close your eyes and envision a burger. Now envision that burger two years later. After you open your eyes clickhere. Is it what you thought? What you see is a burger from McDonalds accompanied by a taco from Taco Bell that has aged two years. Dr. Jaqueline Vaughn from Vaughn Chiropractic placed the burger and […]

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Failing Doesn’t Make You a Failure

on January 12th, 2016 Leave a Comment

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford This quote has been said in different ways and echoed by many people, and for good reason. When we enter anything the more prepared you are and the more you learn from your previous experiences could be the deciding factor […]

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New Year Motivation

on January 5th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Motivation is a tricky thing. When the calendar turns January 1, 2016 there will be a large number of new declarations that people have every intention of accomplishing. The New Year brings a sense of new beginnings and raises the motivation level of many people. However, it’s easy to have motivation at the beginning of […]

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3 TIPS TO EATING AT THE BUFFET

on July 4th, 2014 Leave a Comment

All You Can Eat. For many, a restaurant with that phrase attached is a delight, but for a dieter or someone who is watching what their eating, that phrase can be a panic-inducing nightmare. So how can you go to one of these places that is seemingly designed with overeating in mind and not break […]

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