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The Link between Diabetes and Obesity

Posted on November 26, 2018 by 2 Comments

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blog_diabetespodcastThe number of Americans living with diabetes is rising. In 2010, 25.8 million Americans, or 8.3 percent of the population had diabetes. In 2015, that number rose to 30.3 million, making up 9.4 percent of the population, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Is the Body Positive Movement Good for Health?

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Leave a comment

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blog_bodypositiveWhat is the first thing you do when you see a model on a magazine cover or a photo of someone’s selfie on Instagram? Let’s be honest. We judge. “That’s pretty!” or “That’s hideous!” It’s a natural filtering of our belief system and cognitive bias (yes, we all have it). Then after judging comes the comparing. It’s hard not to do that as ego-driven beings. “Where do I fall on the scale of the ‘goodness’ or ‘badness’ of what I’m seeing?” It’s a trap we all fall into, especially when it comes to weight and body shape.

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Coconut Oil: Weight Loss Miracle or Myth?

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Leave a comment

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blog_coconutThere always seems to have been too much weight loss information to digest. Whether it’s different diet fads or using wraps to burn fat, there’s always a “next big thing” in weight loss. In our “Weight Loss Miracle or Myth” series, we will examine the latest trends, and decide whether they have scientific backing or are just a lot of hype.

The first of these trends is coconut oil, an apparent miracle when it comes to weight loss. Let’s find out if that’s really true.

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