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Weight Loss

Why Do People Eat More In The Winter?

It’s hard to believe that we have begun another holiday season. With all the excitement, cold weather and festivities, studies show people tend to gain five to seven pounds over these months.  It’s common to feel hungrier at this time of year because colder weather leads to a drop in our body temperature, which then… Continue reading Why Do People Eat More In The Winter?

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10 Ways To Avoid Winter Weight Gain

Fall is finally here, and with it, cooler weather. Studies show that with the cold weather and all the coming festivities, people tend to gain five to seven pounds. Seasonal weight gain varies from person to person, but certain issues specific to winter months tend to tip the scale in the wrong direction. Here are… Continue reading 10 Ways To Avoid Winter Weight Gain

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Does An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help Weight Loss?

We've previously shared how a diet that includes anti-inflammatory foods like vegetables, berries, healthy proteins and fats, and probiotics can improve your health. Very simply put, inflammation is when your body's immune system reacts to an irritant. That irritant may be a pathogen- a virus, bacteria, or fungi. An irritant may be external, like a… Continue reading Does An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help Weight Loss?

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Birds of a Feather. . .Eat Together?

We've all heard the English proverb, "Birds of a feather flock together", meaning that people that are like-minded and of similar character often associate with each other. That parallel crosses into food habits and like we've previously shared, friendships and family can impact your waistline. Depending on the relationships people have with food, who you… Continue reading Birds of a Feather. . .Eat Together?

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Longterm Studies Show Keto Diet Potentially Harmful to Body

Previously, we shared info on the popular Keto diet, the super low carb weight loss approach. Low carb diets are not new, popularized in the 1920s to treat epilepsy and diabetes, but the trend shifted to increasingly low amounts of carbs, morphing into the well-known Keto diet of today. The keto diet relies on ketone… Continue reading Longterm Studies Show Keto Diet Potentially Harmful to Body