How do I increase my metabolism??

How do I increase my metabolism??

Many of us remember the days when we could eat whatever we wanted and still not gain weight.  This becomes very difficult to do as we age.  The metabolism decreases by about 2-3% each decade which makes a big difference when trying to keep to a healt...

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Nutrition for Weight Loss

Nutrition for Weight Loss

What is the ideal diet for weight loss? How much protein should you eat? Should we all be doing intermittent fasting? How do we boost our metabolism??? All good questions. Some simple answers. There was a great article written in the New England Jour...

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Fighting the Weight Gain of Menopause

Fighting the Weight Gain of Menopause

Why do so many women gain weight around perimenopause and menopause?  Aren’t the hot flashes, insomnia, and irritability enough? Many women struggle with the symptoms of menopause and the associated weight gain, and although hormone replacement can h...

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Finding Time For Self-Care

Finding Time For Self-Care

"If you do not make time for your wellness, you will be forced to make time for your illness." This quote was shared by a member of the Facebook Optifast support group.  I joined the Optifast support group about 6 months ago after training in Obesity...

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Weight Loss For Summer

Weight Loss For Summer

Are you looking for a Beach Body? Healthy Body? Or ideally BOTH? Don't wait for New Years to make your weight loss goals, the time is now.  Here are some simple things you can do to start dropping weight: Don’t skip breakfast – breakfast jump-starts...

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New Years Resolution

New Years Resolution

Have A Successful New Year’s Resolution This Year   Sit down and write out specific goals: “I will find time to exercise 4 times per week” “I WILL throw away all junk food in my pantry” “I will stock my house with healthy foods” “I will meal-pre...

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Why Commercial Weight Loss Solutions Don’t Work

Why Commercial Weight Loss Solutions Don’t Work

Ever heard of the Atkins or South Beach diet? “You’ll shed pounds.” “You’ll burn stubborn belly fat.” Too bad taglines can’t meet any universal promises. And that’s because there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to the numbers on a scale. It’s no wond...

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