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The Right Fats for Weight Loss

Here’s a shocking weight loss secret: Adding the right fats to your diet, via foods or supplements, can make it easier for you to lose weight.
Motor up your metabolism with Omega 3s. A recent Australian study found that a daily serving of salmon, tuna, mackerel or sardines not only helped dieters lose an average of […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Weight Management|0 Comments

Green Tea Beats Black: EGCG, Blood Sugar & Stomach Fat

Do you have a big belly? Does someone you love?
It’s been known for quite some time that green tea helps raise metabolism and assists in weight control. Now a growing body of research confirms that powerful antioxidants in green tea called catechins actually target belly fat.
Belly fat is notoriously unhealthy. It’s been linked to increased […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Weight Management|0 Comments

Ten Best Ways to Keep Your Weight Steady During the Holidays

Food should be pleasurable, but for many of us, the “stop” mechanism is broken. What’s wrong with a little cream puff or Swedish meatball? Nothing in itself. But can you stop at just one? I know that is extremely difficult for me and I suspect it may be for many of you.
If that’s the case, […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Weight Management|1 Comment

The Leptin Curse

The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article on the struggles of the contestants on the television reality show, The Biggest Loser.

It seems that the vast majority gained back most, if not all, of the weight they had shed during the show. A couple of years later, some even ended up weighing more than […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Weight Management|0 Comments

Fat and Starving? If You’re Fat You Might Be Starving

The Calcium Lie: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know Could Kill You (InTruth Press, 2008) by Dr. Robert Thompson, co-author, with Kathleen Barnes

Are you overweight? Is someone you love overweight?

No doubt your doctor has told you to eat less and exercise more while discreetly adjusting a lab coat to cover a personal paunch. Take a good look. […]

15 Easy Steps for a Healthy, Sustainable Diet

Butter is good for you. No, butter is full of saturated fat and it’s bad for you.

Eggs are a perfect food. No, eggs have too much cholesterol, so they’re bad for you.

Low-carb is the only sensible diet. No, low-carb diets result in too much protein intake and insufficient carbs from vegetables and fruit. […]

By |March 4th, 2016|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Weight Management|0 Comments

Sugar Is Killing Us — and Our Kids, Too

Most of us think sugar adds sweetness to life, but nothing could be farther from the truth.

Sugar is an artificial food that is not only addictive, it causes diabetes and weight gain.

Ask anyone who “needs” that boost of a Coke at 4 p.m. or who can’t get through a day without a donut or piece […]

Metabolic Failure: How Excess Calcium Causes Weight Gain and More

From The Calcium Lie 2: What Your Doctor Still Doesn’t Know by Dr. Robert Thompson and Kathleen Barnes
Are you overweight? Is someone you love overweight?
No doubt, your doctor has told you to eat less and exercise more while discreetly adjusting a lab coat to cover a personal paunch. Take a good look. Is your doctor […]

By |February 24th, 2016|Book Excerpts, Weight Management|0 Comments

Iodine, Thyroid Disorders, Obesity and More

The thyroid is the body’s major thermostat and keeping it operating well keeps your metabolism running at the perfect pace.

Every single cell in your body depends on the thyroid gland for hormones that instruct it how to function.

This tiny butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your throat weighs less than an ounce and […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Book Excerpts, Iodine, Weight Management, What’s Important Now|1 Comment

Walking for Your Health

I’m an avid walker. I mean, I am a really serious walker. I wear a pedometer all the time and I aim for 10,000 steps a day. Most days I meet or exceed my goal. Only on rare occasions do I fall short, usually because of weather constraints.
I guess you could say I am addicted […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Healthy Lifestyle, Stress Management, Weight Management|2 Comments