We all tend to hang out with like-minded people, those who make us feel comfortable and share our values. So if your values center around a sedentary lifestyle and lots of food, you’re likely to associate with people who share that lifestyle. Most of us already have a good understanding of how weight impacts important… Continue reading The Halo Effect
We all know that being overweight or obese can have serious consequences to our health including diabetes, heart disease, and bone and joint issues. Estimates now show that a third of our population is now seriously overweight. Public officials have warned that the results of physical inactivity and poor diet are catching up to tobacco as… Continue reading How Do Friendships and Family Impact Weight Loss?