Fat and Thin Find Common Ground

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When binge eating disorder gained legitimacy as a full-fledged mental condition in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in May, many people in the eating disorders and obesity communities wondered: Will this inspire us to finally get along? It was a good question, since historically, the two groups have […]

Deep Fried and Good for You

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Fried food is probably not on anyone’s lists of healthy eats, but you have to start with this: Fat is good for you. The long-lived people of Crete might not drink a glass of olive oil a day, but they consume three times as much as we do, and that’s probably more desirable than our […]

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

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Losing weight is confusing enough without all the gimmicks and conflicting advice, but what’s the deal when your weight loss efforts suddenly stall? Vibrant health, a strong build, and effortless weight management are a natural outcome when hormone levels are healthy. However, there are many lifestyle factors that can impact our hormones and keep us […]

Why Booze And Exercise Don’t Mix

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This is A GREAT article for all you weekend workout warriors who love to booze it up! Be sure to read this important article about dehydration/hydration when you finish this one. Remember, moderation is key! Have a great weekend ~ Allison Come Friday, the vast majority of America wants to booze it.  There’s nothing like […]

Wise Up And Stop Eating Your Muscles For Fuel – Becoming A Proficient Fat Burner

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Some of you may be thinking, “I may eat a lot of starchy carbohydrates, but at the same meal, I am also eating protein and fat. Why am I just burning sugar and storing fat?” It’s a good question, and it gets to the heart of the vicious cycle. Let’s assume that you are following […]

Fat In Foods: 7 Eats With More Fat Than A Stick Of Butter

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“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn You wouldn’t sit down to dinner at your favorite restaurant and order a stick of butter a la carte. You’re too smart for that — you know there’d be lots of calories and little nutrients and, most of all, lots […]

Celebrate Your Strength! FATS -The Big Debate! Which Would You Choose? Vegetable/Canola Oil VS Coconut Oil

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Which fats should you eat and which should you avoid? This is a question that I get often from my patients. Unfortunately most people have misinformation about fats from the media and even from health food stores! Saturated fats have been demonized and diet “experts” have assured us that canola oil and polyunsaturated vegetable oils […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Eat Fat and Have More Energy!

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You are probably asking how eating fat gives you more energy?  Many people think eating fat will make them feel heavy and lethargic and of course gain weight right?  Well in fact it depends on what types of fat you are eating.  The type of fat you want to eat if you want more energy […]

Guys! 7 Habits That Will Make You Fat

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According to recent research, the average person makes 200 decisions every day that will influence his or her weight. And most of these decisions aren’t monumental choices, like “Should I become an elite marathon runner?” or “Should I move to Wisconsin and live entirely on bratwurst and cheese curds?” Most, in fact, are tiny little […]

These Foods Fight Back On Fat

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In addition to the article below, I would like to announce that I am providing to my clients a wonderful weight loss protein shake made from the purest source of whey protein derived from organic cattle in New Zealand.  The product is from Isagenix, Inc. and the shake is called IsaLean in chocolate or vanilla. […]