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How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

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Don't Drink Your Calories!

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Take the New Year Health Challenge!

Take the New Year Health Challenge!
Happy New Year! The holiday season is always a joyous time of year, especially when family and friends fill our homes to celebrate! And of course no holiday festivity would be complete without the many hours of preparing and sharing a delicious meal, making the event even more memorable. Celebratory meals typically include many rich,...
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Taming the cravings

Taming the cravings
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I've had a love/hate relationship with my bathroom scales most of my adult life. Up & down, up & down... sigh... Looking back at the heavier me, I see me eating a healthy vegan diet, but with lot of high fat foods such as oil, chocolate, nuts & vegan cheese products. When I...
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Calorie Density = Key to Weight Loss

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Vegans Have Lower Cholesterol

Vegans Have Lower Cholesterol
Vegans have lower body weights as well as cholesterol levels, according to a recent study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and reported by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:   "Those who consume vegan diets have better cholesterol levels than people who eat meat, fish, dairy, and/or egg products, according to a...
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Protect Your Heart With Starch-Based Diet

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Fiber's Many Unknown Benefits

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True Hunger vs Toxic Hunger

True Hunger vs Toxic Hunger

Let's pretend it's lunch time. You're in a meeting and it won't end until 2:00, two hours past the time you're used to eating. How do you feel? Are you experiencing "stomach grumbling, headaches, light-headedness, irritability, fatigue, and inability to focus?"

At 1:00, are you now hoping no one will notice your nervousness, confusion, shaking, and anxiety? Most of us would assume that these uncomfortable symptoms are associated with hunger, since eating relieves the discomfort. Dr. Joel Fuhrman explains in his article that conventional wisdom would agree these are hunger symptoms, but Dr. Fuhrman disagrees. He says, "People are consistently led by these symptoms to consume more calories than they require and this widespread overeating behavior has led to an epidemic of obesity and a continual rise in preventable chronic diseases. Understanding the motivation behind overeating behaviors could be a key factor in reversing these trends."

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The Pleasure Trap of Whole Natural Foods

The Pleasure Trap of Whole Natural Foods
Grocery store aisles are filled with products labeled as "all natural," "heart healthy" and "organic." It's easy to be attracted to these products, since they claim to be so healthy. Since it's organic, all natural, and good for our hearts, we would be crazy not to purchase it, right However, when we take a closer...
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Toxic Hunger Creates Food Addictions

Toxic Hunger Creates Food Addictions

If you enjoyed my blog posts regarding food addictions and how dieting doesn't work, you'll also enjoy the below ten minute video clip featuring Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Dr. Fuhrman discusses in detail why eating less and exercising more doesn't work. Most people try dieting, only to fail after a few weeks. After several attempts and numerous weight loss strategies, many people feel hopeless and give up.

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Why Dieting Doesn't Work but Eating Healthy Does

Why Dieting Doesn't Work but Eating Healthy Does
Dieting - it doesn't seem to work, does it?  Cutting back on portion size, counting calories, and using will power can only last so long before we're back to our old eating habits. By the looks of all the diet books available today, it would seem like we would all be a trim and healthy...
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