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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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Make Exercise a Priority

Too often in our lives we barely try to set aside time to exercise. We put exercise behind everything else in our busy lives and see it as something we only do if we have enough time. Jennifer instead shifted exercise as her main concern and was able to feel better because of it. By sacrificing other ways in order to get her exercise, Jennifer was able to make a great transformation in her life.

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Make Exercise a Priority

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Be Unbreakable

Unbreakable is a recently released song that has been summing up the feelings of the author. It talks about breaking barriers, fighting temptation, fighting naysayers, and promoting positive change. It talks about overcoming pain, getting past food impulses, dealing with emotional turbulence, and the desire to keep going. This song is a comfort and helps keep the author motivated to stick to efforts at change.

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Be Unbreakable

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Fear, Feelings & Fasting

The author of this article feels she is in good shape, healthy, and skinnier than before despite tangible evidence to the contrary showing weight gain. She is frightened that these feelings of being well are difficult to measure, but feels that she should trust them, hold on, and believe in good faith. In regards to the grocery fast, their have not been significant changes to her lifestyle, but big changes are coming when her mother is moving into the house to stay for a few days.

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Fear, Feelings & Fasting

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’twas inspiring

MaryFran describes her experience with her fitness journey, remarking that while it is an intensely personal thing, believing in herself and joining others on their fitness quests has been incredibly gratifying. She describes the simple joy of connecting with another over fitness and an incident in which she ran with her coworker.

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Increasing Fitness

Individuals should strive to achieve exercise windows that operate within a 30 to 60 minute time window. When people ask if they should increase the time spent in the gym, they may find better gains by increasing workout efficiency rather than duration spent in the gym. Long-term repetitive exercises promote peaks in muscle capability and point towards overdoing a muscle rather than helping it. Aside from striving for workout efficiency, individuals should emulate their body ideal. Imagining what they want to look live will provide an achievable goal. Be confident, work hard, work smart.

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Increasing Fitness

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The 100: Do Only Sugar Calories Matter?

It may be possible to cut 18 pounds in two weeks by focusing only on counting sugar calories. A new book by Jorge Cruise asks dieters to limit their sugar calorie intake to less than 100 sugar calories. This can be 25 sugar grams or 25 non-fiber carbs. Individuals will be focused on a meat heavy, fiber intense diet that still lacks conclusive research to support, and other tactics still need to be used. Creating a caloric deficit is the only way to create weight loss, and people need to focus on this along with achieving non sugar caloric intake in a variety of ways.

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The 100: Do Only Sugar Calories Matter?

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7 Diet Tweaks For Weight Loss

A journey to losing weight is not easy. Thankfully there are blogs available in the internet that helps in losing the weight you think you need to loose. Listed below are seven tweaks you can make in your day to day life for weight loss as per the blogger’s opinion. 1. Brushing your teeth after lunch will help assuming that you will not eat anything right after brushing. 2. If you are not sure you can resist temptations such as cookies, don’t have them around. If you don’t have them, you won’t eat them. 3. Go grocery shopping when you are feeling healthy, such as after workouts. It will lead you to buying healthier products. 4. For snacks, try something lighter and less in calories like fruit bowl with some yogurt. 5. Salad for lunch with variables in toppings and protein. 6.

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Could Your Cholesterol Medication be Affecting Your Workouts?

The benefits of exercise are indisputable, but recent research shows how certain medications can impair those intended benefits. Aside from physical benefits, exercise can stimulate the brain and improve mental capabilities. However, in a 12-week study individuals given the drug Statin saw significantly worse physical fitness progress. Mild cardio increases were offset by greater decreases in muscular strength. Figuring in as the most widely prescribed drug in the world, Statin users should be aware of the risks.

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Extreme Calorie Burn

The author recently burned 7617 calories despite consuming over 6000 calories over the course of a day while bike riding. This will not promote fat loss, but it made for a good exercise. He averaged about a mile an hour more than last year, and with the temperatures in the 90′s that meant the rider consumed five to seven gallons of water a day. It is fun and challenging, and it was a challenging fifteen hour course of riding.

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Extreme Calorie Burn

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Many Fronts in Fighting Obesity

It seems that we as Americans are loosing the battle of the bulge. One of the culprits; sugar, may be wrongly accused. They are bigger factors contributing to this dilemma such as: increased amounts of fats, oil and added calories from flour and cereal in foods. The rise in the number of both parents working have caused households to get away from eating more healthier meals at home and have replaced them with unhealthy restaurant dining. We as a nation need to get back to a more traditional way of eating, because this is one war we can’t afford to lose.

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Many Fronts in Fighting Obesity

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