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    Ketogenic Diet – Good or Bad Idea?

    There is a lot of hype around the ketogenic diet lately, which brings about a lot of questions as to whether or not this is the next weight loss fad or even safe to try.     What is the Ketogenic Diet? If you don’t know much about the ketogenic diet, it is one that is high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. A typical ketogenic diet consists of the following. About 70% of calories from high-quality…

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    5 Tips for Increasing Water Intake (And why it’s important!)

    Most people are looking for the next magic key to weight loss. From green coffee bean to green tea extract we are in constantly in search of the “answer”.   The search often becomes so detailed and complex that we miss the basics.   While I believe there are many basics to weight management like timing, frequency and quality of food choices – the other large basic that we should all be focused on is the amount of water we consume…

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    An Easy Way to Burn More Fat

    Many of you that work with me know that I am a huge fan of High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT workouts. Exercise is beneficial for many reasons and I encourage everyone to do it. It is wonderful for mood, bone health and cardiovascular health to name a few. However, contrary to popular belief, more exercise does not equate to more weight loss. Instead of working out more, we need to exercise “smarter” and more intensely.   The Copenhagen City…

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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…