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Tips for Getting Through Thanksgiving

Posted on November 25, 2020 by Leave a comment

holiday food

The holiday season can be a trying time for those who are losing weight, and perhaps no holiday is loaded with more food traditions than Thanksgiving.

We are of the philosophy that the holidays only come once a year, so we don’t advocate a strict no-participation approach. However, you also want to be sure that celebrating and enjoying one day doesn’t turn into derailing your medical weight loss plan until after the New Year!


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How to Stop a Binge in Its Tracks

Posted on February 2, 2015 by Leave a comment

Hand in cookie jarYou walk in the door ravenous after a long day, and it seems like the pantry is calling your name. And if you have copious amounts of pretzels or potato chips stashed in the pantry, you know you’re in trouble. Before you know it, you’re in the middle of a binge, unable to stop yourself from eating.


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Binge Eating Disorder: Are You at Risk?

Posted on July 29, 2013 by 3 Comments

binge eatingYou’re alone in your house, and you wander into the kitchen and open the pantry. You’re greeted with bags of potato chips, pretzels, popcorn, crackers, and candy. You start with the pretzels and eat the whole bag. You know you’ve already gone overboard, but you go back for more. Suddenly it feels like you can’t stop even if you wanted to. You take a breather. You’re uncomfortably full to the point where you feel like you can’t move.


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Visualization for Weight Loss: How it Helps

Posted on July 15, 2013 by Leave a comment

Visualization Using visualization, or mental imagery, to achieve success is not a new technique for athletes. In fact, some of the most elite athletes, including Michael Jordan, have attributed much of their success to visualization in their respective sports.


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Is Sugar Toxic?

Posted on April 25, 2012 by Leave a comment

sugarA recent 60 Minutes segment focused on sugar raised concerns about the sweet stuff’s addictive power and the impact too much sugar can play on one’s health. Is sugar really dangerous and addictive?


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Weight Loss Counseling: What’s It All About?

Posted on March 7, 2012 by 3 Comments

weight loss counselingOf all the aspects of a successful weight loss program, I believe weight loss counseling is one of the most critical. Why? Weight loss counseling is where the rubber hits the road ??? where we really get to the bottom of what’s behind someone’s individual weight issue and how we can help them overcome it.


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