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The Link Between Heart Disease and Obesity

Obesity has an impact on the quality of life, but it can also make you more at risk for life-threatening disease like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. February is National American Heart Month….
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Understanding Food Cues

How often do you pay attention to food cues? Do you understand what causes you to reach for a snack or a second portion of dinner? Food cues are any kind of stimuli that trigger a food-related resp…
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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

Is the scale stuck in one spot? If you can’t get that stubborn number to go down, you might be wracking your brain to figure out what you’ve been doing wrong. If you are struggling to lose weight, …
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What are my Weight-Loss Surgery Options?

Are you ready to consider weight-loss surgery? There is plenty of research to comb through, so we’ve created a quick guide to help you understand your options before making your choice. Gastric Byp…
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What is BMI and Why Does it Matter?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is an easily calculable number if you know your height and weight. Despite it being so easy to calculate, there is a lot of controversy surrounding BMI. Many people don’t know…
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Weird Weight-Loss Beliefs

Chances are, if you’ve done any sort of research about how to lose weight—whether you searched for recipes or physical activity plans—you’ve gotten more than a few ads promising weight-loss cures. …
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Making 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

Are you ready to make your goals and resolutions for the new year? 2021 is almost here, and we’re all hoping for a better year than 2020. Many people were forced to switch up their exercise routine…
Success Story Spotlight: Debbie
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Success Story Spotlight: Debbie

Have you tried to lose weight but you can’t seem to lose a pound? Or perhaps you have managed to lose weight following a new diet, but once you began to adjust to a normal eating plan, you gained a…
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Finding Weight-Loss Motivation

Are you looking to reignite your motivation for weight-loss? Losing weight can be a long, incredibly difficult process. You may be struggling to keep going, and you may even be questioning your goa…