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SAY I DON’T TO TEMPTATION

on March 14th, 2014 Leave a Comment

During the road to weight loss, temptations can arise on a regular basis. How you deal with one temptation can have an effect on how you deal with the next. Researchers from the University of Houston and Boston College conducted a study that showed people who respond to temptation by saying I don’t are more likely to stay on […]

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HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SHOULD AGGRESSIVELY TREAT UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLES

on February 28th, 2014 Leave a Comment

In a statement made by the American Heart Association (AHA) earlier this month, healthcare providers should treat unhealthy behaviors as aggressively as they treat high blood pressure, cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. Behaviors such as smoking, unhealthy body weight, poor diet quality, and lack of physical activity can all lead to an unhealthy […]

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SPOTLIGHT ON: CALCIUM

on February 21st, 2014 Leave a Comment

Best known as the bone builder, not only does calcium help prevent osteoporosis – a bone-weakening disease that afflicts eight million women in the United States – it is used by every cell and tissue in the body. For example, it helps muscles contract, including those you use consciously (like your biceps) and those you […]

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PAY ATTENTION: MINDFUL EATING HABITS

on February 14th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Let’s face it; we live in a society of rushing, multitasking, and trying to squeeze more and more into our schedules. Do you ever find yourself eating a meal in the car, in front of the TV, or at your desk? Right after your done eating, do you still feel hungry? Do you remember what […]

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TRICKS TO BOOSTING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

on February 7th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Carrying extra weight can impair your immune system and make it harder for your body to fight off infections. Keep these tricks in mind to weather the season change and boost your immune system. Get regular exercise: Getting your heart rate up for just 20 minutes three times a week can help increase immune function, improve […]

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MAKE HEALTHY HABITS AND KEEP THEM!

on January 31st, 2014 Leave a Comment

Have you made being active a habit? If not – it’s time to! When something becomes a habit, it can be hard to change (which is what makes turning unhealthy habits in healthy ones so hard). But, starting new, healthy habits takes time, patience, practice, and about three months of repetition, according to experts. During […]

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WHICH GYM IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

on January 27th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Is your New Year’s Resolution to lose weight and be healthier in 2014? You’re not the only one. According to a study by the University of Scranton, 45% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions, with 38% of those resolutions being weight-related. That means that losing weight is the number one resolution of 2014, topping the […]

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BURN CALORIES WITH COMMON HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

on January 22nd, 2014 Leave a Comment

his holiday season, as your social calendar fills up and you find less spare time to fit in a workout, look for ways to burn extra calories in many of the activities you already plan to partake in. Use these non-traditional activities to help burn off the extra calories consumed in some of your favorite […]

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23 DAYS IN – ARE YOU STICKING TO YOUR WEIGHT RELATED RESOLUTIONS?

on December 31st, 2013 Leave a Comment

  40% of resolutions include a weight related goal 50% of resolutions are deserted by the end of January Sounds like a good time to evaluate your weight related resolutions so you can succeed. Ask yourself? Do you have a plan? There’s nothing better than when a plan comes together. Having a plan to achieve your […]

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FOODS THAT HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT

on December 23rd, 2013 Leave a Comment

  Nowadays, a big part of dieting seems to focus on the long and ever-growing list of foods we are supposed to avoid in our weight management journey – but what if I told you there are foods that when eaten in moderation can help us burn a few extra calories? For example, jalapeno, habanero, […]

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