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Reclaiming your life

Posted: Oct 29 in Blog by
Reclaiming your life

We often contribute substantially to the problems and hardships in our lives.  We get into the habit of behaving a certain way, and tend to stick with these habits, even when they harm us or make us unhappy.  Will Rogers once said, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.”  I think it’s one […]

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Healthy Diet (part two)

Posted: Oct 20 in Blog by
Healthy Diet (part two)

A healthy diet incorporates plenty of healthy carbohydrates such as vegetables and fruit.  Fruit and vegetable consumption is inversely proportional to all-cause mortality.  Simply put, your risk of dying is lowered by each of the first 5-7 servings of fruits or vegetables that you consume daily.  Less dying is good.  Increased vegetable consumption can help […]

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Healthy Diet (part one)

Posted: Sep 29 in Blog by
Healthy Diet (part one)

What is a healthy diet?  This is a question which can only be answered with caveats.  A healthy diet for a person with diabetes, food allergies or celiac sprue is different than for someone without these ailments.  The subject of this blog is a healthy diet for someone without a chronic disease which requires special […]

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Keeping It Off

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by
Keeping It Off

Most people who lose weight eventually experience some weight regain.  The first year after reaching goal weight is where most folks stumble.  There are many things we can do to improve our chances of succeeding at ongoing weight maintenance.  An important initial step is to make a conscious decision to transition to weight maintenance.   Another […]

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Overcoming Adversity

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by
Overcoming Adversity

“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.”  Dante Alighiere, Inferno All of us will eventually go through rough times in our lives.  It isn’t the strife that defines us; it is our response to our travails that demonstrates the […]

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