5 reasons you’re not losing weight

5 reasons you’re not losing weight Losing weight is challenging. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 2 out of 3 adults in the U.S. are overweight and of those, 36.5% are obese. According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, approximately half of overweight and […]

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3 fun cardio alternatives for those who HATE running

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Exercise is very important to the weight loss process, but what if you hate running? You understand how important it is to have cardiovascular routines in your fitness regimen, but you just don’t seem to gel with the whole running thing. We have a few solutions for you that can help you keep that cardio […]

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6 Simple High Protein Snacks

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Sometimes snacks get a bad rep. A lot of this is because the least healthy things always seem to be the most readily available. Maybe we just aren’t looking hard enough for healthier options. Healthy Snacking is a great way to add extra nutrients to your body and also helps with overeating during lunch or […]

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6 postpartum weight loss myths

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Every woman gains weight differently but postpartum weight loss is on the minds of many women. Studies show that many women hold on to a few pounds postpartum and a quarter of women retain more than 11 pounds a year after delivery. Here are 6 postpartum weight loss myths to keep in mind as you […]

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The Pros and Cons of Caffeine

Your alarm goes off. It’s time to start another day. You stumble into your kitchen to find the kickstart to your day, the coffee pot. This very scenario is played out daily in millions of American homes- about 64 percent to be exact. But how healthy is that cup of  “rise and shine” in your […]

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Bariatric Surgery: Your Mental Wellness and the Aftermath.

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Congratulations! Your bariatric surgery was a success! You have kickstarted your new journey to health and have chosen to change your lifestyle for the better. Now that the physical process has begun, it is important to remember that you are more than your body. You also have a mind to care for. Bariatric surgery brings […]

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How a protein rich diet affects weight loss

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If you are trying to drop a dress size or are tired of your jeans being snug, a protein-packed diet is a beneficial element to add to your health regimen.   Protein promotes satiety A diet packed with protein tames your hunger throughout the day. Protein takes a while to leave your stomach which results […]

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How refined carbs affect your weight loss

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A big part of your overall health is what you put in your body. Refined carbs have negative effects on your health and can put your weight loss goals out of reach. Here’s the skinny on refined carbs, the effects on your health, and ways to eliminate the bad carbs from your diet. Good carbs […]

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The negative effects of sleep deprivation

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Whether you’re staying up late to answer work emails, do your kid’s laundry or binge-watch your favorite TV show on Netflix, you are missing out on the sleep that you need. The long-term effects of a lack of sleep are endless and by not getting enough zzz’s, you are putting your mental and physical health […]

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