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How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science Follow these six research-backed strategies to keep those pounds off for good. Regardless of where you are on your weight-loss journey, you’re likely living with the constant fear of gaining it all back. Your worry is not unfounded: Research suggests men and women on most traditional diets drop 5
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To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’ Instead of cycling between deprivation and eating poorly, take a balanced approach. My patient looked down with shame and despair and announced, “I was so bad – I cheated, and ate junk.” I cringed. There’s that word again: cheat. The notion of cheating is so often bundled with morally
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The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span As part of a routine checkup, health providers keep track of factors that can profoundly influence a person’s longevity and quality of life, from monitoring cholesterol and blood glucose levels to inquiring about diet and physical activity. In light of this information, we offer clinical advice based on the latest science, and many patients do
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Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer On a recent trip to Santa Fe, I scheduled a visit Georgia O’Keeffe’s home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico. O’Keeffe, known as the mother of American modernism, is most renowned for her extraordinary paintings of super-sized erotic flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. As I neared
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Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live? Take steps to survive, thrive and realize your best life possible. Ask yourself this question, “Am I fit enough to survive the challenges of living in the 21st century?” Could you: Get up with no assistance after falling? Dash after a child who was running toward a busy intersection? Hoist your
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How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life You might not be aware, but in every nanosecond of your life, you’re actually experiencing countless never-ending cycles of mind-body recovery that run the gamut from grieving a broken heart to mending a pulled tendon. For instance, as you rest and recover after a long, sweaty hike, you’re probably
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Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds For years I’ve listened to women and men recount an agonizing spectrum of verbal, emotional, and physical abuse and trauma that occurred during their childhood, often continuing through adolescence. Most remember that period in their life as the time when they began to overeat. Neglect, abandonment, isolation, and physical
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Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly” What thoughts and feelings do the word “elderly” conjure for you? Perhaps you immediately envision a frail man or woman in his or her 80s or 90s living with chronic disease and cognitive impairment. How many of you have a negative connotation of the term? What does it really
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Financial Implications of Widowhood
December 13, 2018

Financial circumstances can be overwhelming when dealing with grief.Women typically outlive men by five years. When you lose your mate, full financial responsibility lands in your lap. Sorting out how to support yourself while grieving your loss is stressful. Widowhood means financial burden. But, it also stimulates resilience and inner courage to…

Encore Episode: Sex & The Office: Women, Men & the Sex Partition That’s Dividing the …
December 6, 2018

How can men and women network in the office when there’s still confusion between the sexes?Sexes in the workplace have become complicated. Many men may choose not to mentor women because they don’t want to be accused of sexual harassment. They don’t want their conversation to be misinterpreted as romantic interest. This leads them to stick with oth…

Encore Episode: The Longevity Diet
November 29, 2018

Eat well and fast occasionally for optimal health.The “fasting mimicking” diet focuses on health and weight loss. The diet is designed to mimic fasting and the effects of certain nutrients on the genes. Fasting destroys damaged components of the body. Stem cells are activated and regenerative components are ready to repair the damaged tissue. This…

Encore Episode: Non-Addictive Healthy Eating
November 22, 2018

Learn simple ways to reduce the processed foods in your diet and eat healthier overall.Processed foods are manufactured in a plant and come in packages. Compare that to unprocessed foods, which come in their own packaging. Processed foods are convenient, tasty and socially accepted. They’re also addictive. Upon eating too many processed foods, your…

Life After a Weight Loss Show
November 15, 2018

A weight loss show success story shares how she keeps the weight off and finds joy in life.Tara Costa was a major winner of The Biggest Loser, never dropping below the elimination line on the program. She lost 150 pounds and even pulled a car. She wants to inspire and help others. Life has its detours. Finding non-scale victories helps one experien…