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    Simple Ways to Achieve Peak Mental Fitness

    Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. Dementia is more complex than most people realize. Although Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, many other diseases can play a role. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) happens when someone experiences enough impairment…

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    5 Ways to Beat the November Blahs

    November can be a hard time for many people. The shorter and colder days and thought of a long winter can pose to be problematic for some. In light of this, here are my top 5 mood boosting tips to beat the November Blahs: Get Active­­ – A study published in 2013 in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that woman who sat for more than seven hours per day were at a 47% higher risk for depressive symptoms…

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    12-Day September Kick-Start

    Although it is sad to see summer over, it also provides us with a great opportunity to create better routines and kick bad habits. Life is about feast and famine, we have been doing it for centuries. The trouble is in modern days we seem to skip over the famine part!  Before getting into the Thanksgiving and Christmas season, September is a great time to reset our system from some potential bad habits that have crept in over the summer.…

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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,…