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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll […]

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To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

May 28, 2015

Blog, Exercise

To Fitbit or Not to Fitbit…That is the Question

I do not own a Fitbit or other fitness tracker. I recently considered getting one but more for the purpose of tracking my sleep patterns. However, I decided against it because I already know my sleep patterns are terrible due to hormonal changes (frustrating because I know how important sleep […]

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To Detox or Not

January 29, 2015

Blog, Diet

To Detox or Not

You’ve probably seen the media ads touting the health benefits and weight loss of Detox, or detoxification, diets, but they can pose many health risks and aren’t particularly effective. Detox diets are touted as a way to remove toxins from the body helping you to feel more energetic and focused. […]

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Diet Soda is Good for You…Right?

September 18, 2014

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Diet Soda is Good for You…Right?

You’ve switched from regular sodas to diet to watch calories.  However, new research shows that diet sodas and other products made with artificial sweeteners could raise your blood sugar levels more than if you indulged in sugar-sweetened sodas and desserts. Scientists found a correlation between artificial sweeteners, gut bacteria (most […]

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Chocoholics Unite!

July 24, 2014

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Chocoholics Unite!

I confess; I am a chocoholic (I also have a sweet tooth that I have to constantly curb).  However, I’ve decided that I can have my cake and eat it too (pardon the pun).  I will only buy plain dark chocolate to have around – I’m not trustworthy with even […]

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Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise

YES!  If you are diabetic or pre-diabetic, exercise is extremely important in helping to combat and manage the disease.  According to the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation, exercise helps to lower blood pressure, lower heart rates, improve circulation, lower blood glucose levels (glucose is now stored in the body’s muscle) […]

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