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    The Key to Weight Loss…Resetting the Thermostat

    It has been postulated for years that weight loss or weight gain is simply calories in and calories out. A surplus of calories will allow for weight gain and a deficit for weight loss.   The more research that is done on the obesity epidemic, the more we are beginning to realize that it is not this simple.  As a clinician, I can personally attest to this. The stereotype that people with increased body weight spend too much time sitting,…

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    A Different Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

    Have you ever heard the definition of insanity?  One way to explain it is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. This is how I feel about New Year’s Resolutions. Don’t get me wrong, I love goal setting, vision boards and forward thinking but when it comes to health and losing weight I think resolutions that focus solely on weight loss are the wrong approach.   According to Forbes, the most common New Year’s Resolution…

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    Why Instant Gratification and Weight Loss Should Never be in the Same Sentence.

    In this digital age, it seems that we are wired to expect instant gratification with everything. I am no longer use to waiting for my computer to turn on, or hearing back from a friend or even getting an answer to a question. All of these daily functions are at our fingertips. Don’t get me wrong…most of the time, I love it!  In many ways I am thrilled that we have so much access to fast information. The downside to…

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    10 Days To A Vibrant You

    Tis the season for New Years Resolutions, goal setting and starting the year with better habits. The gyms are packed, and many people are doing some kind of clean eating regime. Some people love this, and others are very skeptical of these so called “gimmicks” as they never seem to last. I am personally not one for New Years Resolutions as most of them are short lived. I am however, a strong promoter of goal setting (short term and long…