Just As We Thought: Highly-Processed Foods Lead to Addictive Eating

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A new University of Michigan study confirms what has long been suspected: highly processed foods like chocolate, pizza and French fries are among the most addictive. This is one of the first studies to examine specifically which foods may be implicated in “food addiction,” which has become of growing interest to scientists and consumers in […]

Working Out and Still Not Losing Weight? Here Are 7 Reasons Why

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Do you eat well, exercise often, and still feel like you’re not losing that stubborn weight? Truth is, eating well and exercising often is a very relative and general statement. If we’re honest with ourselves, I’m sure we could admit that we’re all capable of trying a little harder in both areas. Total-body wellness is […]

Do You Love Sugar? Do You Eat Too Much of It?

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Sugar may be the single worst ingredient in today’s American diet. The effects of belly fat gain, lowered metabolism, insulin resistance, high triglycerides and more are from eating too much sugar. And, people who eat the most sugar are at a much greater risk of getting heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and even cancer! Since you want to lose […]

Are Resolutions So Hard to Keep?

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Each year, people worldwide make promises to themselves—resolutions to change their lives. The problem is that just setting a New Year’s resolution won’t do the trick. Without a few more steps! Somewhere along the line between New Year’s and [insert the date you are reading this here] your resolutions went, let’s say… astray. Life got […]

What’s a Great Breakfast?

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Breakfast seems to be the hardest meal for most people. I call it the Mystery Meal, because my clients usually don’t have a clue what to eat for breakfast. However… Rather than skipping breakfast—like most people do—eat some oatmeal or some other hot breakfast cereal. Skip breakfast = Weigh more. Not good. You’ll want to eat more […]