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A Healthy Lifestyle is Not About Skinny

A healthy lifestyle is not about being skinny. It is about eating real foods in reasonable quantities. A Healthy Lifestyle Does Not Focus Solely on Weight The focus of living a healthy lifestyle should not be a number on the scale. Instead, a healthy lifestyle encompasses putting healthy foods in

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CBD Oil: Miracle Cure or Hype?

CBD oil is the latest trend. If you believe the advertising, it cures all that ails us. But does it live up to the hype? Or are the claims too good to be true? This recent article from Bloomberg separates fact from fiction. Conclusion: While CBD is generally believed to

This Wellness Coach Loves Coffee

I’m a Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach and I love my coffee. For a long time, we were told that coffee was bad for us and should be avoided. But who can resist the smell of coffee brewing in their kitchen? The good news is that not only have coffee’s

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Best Weight Loss Program for Older Adults

The best weight loss strategy for older adults may be a high protein, low-calorie diet regimen. Many older adults really struggle to lose weight. Their metabolism has slowed down as a result of normal aging and many don’t realize how sedentary they’ve become. Another weight loss challenge is that food

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Weight Loss Diets Should Avoid Diet Soda

Weight loss diets should avoid diet soda. Many people on weight loss diets use diet soda as a “cheat.” They like the fact that it tastes sweet, often contains caffeine, yet is calorie free. But what is in diet soda? There’s no real food, just a chemical concoction created in

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Best Diet for Weight Loss

Best diet for weight loss? It’s confusing. Every week there seems to be a new best diet. The truth is that any calorie deprivation diet will lead to short-term weight loss. But, many of these regimens are not “best diets” in terms of sustainability or healthy eating. Experts in nutrition

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Diabetes Diets Can Reverse the Disease

Diabetes diets can actually reverse Type 2 diabetes and get you off your medications. Since Type 2 is a lifestyle caused disease, if you are willing to change your lifestyle through a diabetes diet and exercise, chances are good that you can eliminate the need for medication. Diabetes Diets Can

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Exercise Programs for Weight Loss and Protein

Exercise programs for weight loss often recommend drinking protein shakes. But do protein supplements actually build muscle or get stored as fat? According to a recent study, downing a protein shake, as suggested by your personal trainer, may actually put more fat on you, while not increasing your muscle mass.

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A Healthy Diet Doesn’t Need Supplements

A healthy diet doesn’t need any additional herbal products or over the counter supplements. My clients often ask me what supplements they need to add to their diets. I tell them food is medicine and that they don’t need to waste money on a handful of pills. Why a Healthy