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Overweight Patients Face Bias

Doctors need to be trained better on how to treat obese and overweight patients. The obese and overweight patients are treated less kindly than the normal sized patients. Doctors are not using empathy with obese and overweight patients making them less likely to want to visit the doctor’s office. Doctors often offer the normal weight patients upbeat advice without making comments about their weight.

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The Weight Loss Industry is Self Perpetuating

In order for companies that offer weight loss products to stay in business, there must be a constant supply of people who need to lose weight. Any program that is too successful at helping people lose weight and keep it off runs the risk of eliminating its customer base.

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Find Your “Happy Weight”

Finding your happy weight is the healthy routine that your body is comfortable with. Everyone does not like to go to Zumba classes or to run. Knowing your happy weight is what you have to do to maintain a happy weight because everyone is different. Finding your happy weight entails an eating plan that energizes you and is not stressful to maintain.

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Butter Coffee: Promotes Weight Loss?

Butter coffee is a drink made with at least 80 grams of butter. This type of drink was created by those hiking up mountains and through other rough terrains during harsh weather. This popular drink contains 720 calories, thus taking a practically 0 calorie cup of coffee and bumping it up to over 25% of your recommended daily serving, all in one cup.

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Butter Coffee: Promotes Weight Loss?

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Training for the “race of truth”

Author discusses preparing for her next cycling competition and the “race of truth”, or the time trial that truly tests her skill and training while not in direct competition. She discusses competing as an individual as opposed to competing as a sole and lone athlete. She discuses her goal of training with only a five week window to be prepared.

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Training for the “race of truth”

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The Answer You Need To Know–To Weigh Less

It takes a lot of courage to begin the process of losing weight. But do you know where to start? One way to start losing that excess weight is by determining whether you are overeating or the lack of exercise. According to the article, the  bigger culprit is over eating. Studies have shown that you are more likely to be overweight if you cannot curb your desire for the occasional junky snack many times a day.

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The Answer You Need To Know–To Weigh Less

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4 Ways to Own Your Greatness

Rather than clouding yourself in a dull image and melancholy, an individual can unlock their true greatness by following four steps. The first is that placing satisfaction in something external will fail. Only trying to satisfy yourself and achieve for your own sake will serve. Second, be real. Nothing should be faked or changed about you. Third, capitalizing on talents by focusing on doing what you love can make you more successful and enjoy your time much more. Finally, a person should have the faith to step into the spotlight and let the focus be on them. Combined, these steps will help an individual create fulfillment and satisfaction.

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4 Ways to Own Your Greatness

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Is Obesity a Disease? The View From Where I Sit

There is a debate over the ADA recent announcement that they now consider obesity a disease. The author discusses her experiences, opinion, and knowledge on the topic of obesity as a disease. While there are benefits of obesity being classified as a disease it also discusses the consequences that come along with the label.

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Is Obesity a Disease? The View From Where I Sit

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Housecleaning for the Soul: How Organizing and Sorting is Related to Weight Loss/Maintenance

This article shows how weight loss issues and housecleaning can be very related. It then goes in depth to show how the ups and downs of emotions are a cause of our behavior. Further, it demonstrates to us how we can correct those emotions by developing good life skill habits. By changing these habits we can overcome our shortcomings and achieve the goals we are aiming for.

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Housecleaning for the Soul: How Organizing and Sorting is Related to Weight Loss/Maintenance

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5 Things You Should Know About Medical Weight Loss

Obesity is on the rise in America, a shocking one third of Americans obese leads people to question what weight loss method they should take. Restrictive surgeries shrink the stomach to allow only 2-3 ounces of food at any given time. People that decide to go down the path of restrictive surgeries must stay in the hospital for up to 5 days after the surgery. After that patients must slowly go into the transition of eating solid food over a period of four months. Remember the decision isn’t an easy one and you must talk to a qualified doctor before heading down this path.

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5 Things You Should Know About Medical Weight Loss

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Those lifestyle changes

This article is about a woman who made significant weight loss by simply changing her lifestyle. The first was increasing the amount of activity she did, by finding an activity that she liked. The second was by measuring exact portions of food. Another step she did was to eat on small plates when eating out. Fourth was to reduce the amount of processed foods in her diet. Another thing that she did was to eliminate sugary calories from her diet. And the last was to relax, and not expect yourself to adhere to all of these ways at once. It takes time and is not a magic solution.

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Those lifestyle changes

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The First Signs That Something Is Not Right

The article discusses how to know if something is not right with your weight loss and diet efforts. To lose weight successfully you must understand the process as well as why you might not be making any progress as well as enumerating the six key red flags to look out for to give insight into your results.

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The First Signs That Something Is Not Right

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Back to Basics: 7 summer calorie-burners

People can burn calories in simple ways by engaging in common exercises. The first way to gain a minimum of 4.5 calories a minute for a 120 pound person is by walking at four miles an hour. A person could also hike, bike, and jog at varying paces to earn even more calories burning 4.5 to 13.9 calories per minute. Slightly more advanced workouts will include jump roping, swimming, and roller skating. These can be fun ways to promote calorie loss.

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Back to Basics: 7 summer calorie-burners

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