Category Archive: weight loss

Feb 23

Hormones

What do you get with 1 pregnancy, followed by 10 months of nursing, followed immediately with a second pregnancy, and then 12 months of nursing? One wild ride on a 40 month plus hormone train. Hormones are fragile, essential, frustrating and amazing all in one. They are often overlooked, but crucial to our health, and a …

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Dec 28

Concluding My 21 Day Cleanse

New to this site? This is one of 4 posts on my 21 Day Standard Process Purification experience. If you haven’t already, be sure to read the first 3 posts of this series. Prepping for My 21 Day Cleanse My recap of Week #1 on the Cleanse My recap of Week #2 on the Cleanse Now …

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Nov 25

My Skinny Jeans and The Holidays

On average, can you guess how much we tend to gain this time of year? MedPage Today has the details, and while I can layout all the calculated percentages, the gist is, people gain. Above all, the time it takes to put weight on, is nothing compared to the time it takes to shake it off. …

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Jun 04

Lose Weight Naturally and Healthily

This is a bold title. If weight loss was a matter of understanding a top 3 tip list, then you would probably not be reading this post right now. It’s hard, complicated, confusing and not a one size fits all approach. But with the tidbits I am going to list will help all people in …

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Sep 22

FAQ – Breastfeeding & (Paleo) Diet Change

If you are a new mother, breastfeeding and wanting to shed some weight, you may enjoy this common FAQ. If you have any experiences to add, please comment; we would love to hear from you. Client FAQ: “I’m looking to jump start losing the rest of my baby weight and was thinking of going paleo, …

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Jul 10

Time to Log My Food Intake

Guess what I did this morning? I hopped on the scale, and, as suspected was not pleased with the number I saw. Most definately though, weight does not define who we are and the number onthe scale does not tell a full story. There are other measures to take into consideration when assessing your weight/composition. …

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Nov 16

Food for Thought: Seaweed

Do you ever come across the situation of going for sushi, buying sashimi (nice option to avoid rice) and still desire something else to fill your plate and appetite? If you can relate to the above occasion or have an interest in knowing the awesome health benefits of seaweed, keep reading. Nutrients Composition: vitamins A (beta carotene) …

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Jun 16

First Comes Love, Then Comes Weight Gain

The other night I was out to dinner with a friend and we were catching up on the essentials – work, travel, family, boys, etc, and at one point of the conversation I got stuck on the thought that boys are making us lovely ladies fat! My friend continued that she has gained a few unwanted …

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Aug 13

Want to lose weight? Eat Mindfully.

In a new research articlein this month’s Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Dr. Alan Kristal and colleagues found that people who eat mindfully (defined as those were aware of why they ate and stopped eating when full) are less likely to be obese. Kristal and colleagues ended up with 5 factors, or categories, of …

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May 27

Tipping the Scale in My Favor

I am participating in a Biggest Losers Couples Challenge (BLCC) and I must say it is motivating! If you are having a hard time committing to a weight loss plan, then get a group together, pick a day to weigh in and collect money so there can be an incentive to stay inspired. My BLCC …

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