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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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Losing Weight is Easy, I Made it Complicated

A common sentiment among overweight individuals is that they will continue to blame themselves and make excuses for why weight loss is impossible. Rather than focusing on eating habits or sticking to a disciplined regimen, the author tried quick weight loss schemes and all of the new tricks to get fast results. This bemoaned an effort to make real changes to the author’s diet. Rather than complicating the weight loss, sticking to 10 simple principals will provide lasting solutions.

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Losing Weight is Easy, I Made it Complicated

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Burn More Calories At The Pool!

Swimming in the pool is a healthy way to burn calories and lose weight. Adding variety to the pool exercise will promote even better results. Fully body strokes are better for calorie gains, including speed intervals into regular swimming lengths, and using kick-boards or noodles can help to focus on muscle groups separately when different techniques are used. Aside from this, involving pull-ups, pushups, crunches, or leg training in shallow water depths will give good results.

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Burn More Calories At The Pool!

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Maintaining Your Weight during the Pregnancy Years

A big concern for expecting mothers during their pregnancy is weight gain. Another concern is losing the weight after giving birth. The article discusses potential issues of excessive weight gain as well as advice on how to maintain weight during pregnancy. It discusses how yoga can be beneficial and different poses that can aid in maintaining weight during pregnancy.

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Maintaining Your Weight during the Pregnancy Years

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Scratch’s Simple Swaps For Weight Loss Success!

The author of this article has found a simple way to shed weight in record time. By simply eating fewer calories each day then you are currently consuming, your current weight will drop. The more calories you cut off routinely, the faster you can lose all that weight. By making simple substitutions like Crystal Lite for soda or skim milk for creamer, hundreds of calories can be shaved off daily.

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Scratch’s Simple Swaps For Weight Loss Success!

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Free Workout Friday: Weight-Loss Circuit

Whenever there is a holiday or an occation that’s going to happen, remember not to eat too much in at those family dinners. Exercising is good for your health but is not a remedy for over eating. Remember it is important to work out each day for at least 30 minutes; work outs include: Butt kicks, Squats, bicep curl, shoulder pres, line jumps, high knees, rolling medicine ball pull ups, side lungs, plank jacks, and running.

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Free Workout Friday: Weight-Loss Circuit

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Jumpstart to Skinny: Lose 20 Pounds in 21 Days

Bob Harper has a new book saying people can lose 20 pounds in 21 days. It is called the Jumpstart Plan and should not be used for longer than 3 weeks as a weight loss accelerant. Some keys are low calories, tracking the source of calories (40% cals each from carbs and protein, 20% from fat) and eating free calories. Cardio before breakfast, drink espresso daily and don’t eat fat. These are some simple starting tips that Harper recommends with his diet.

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Jumpstart to Skinny: Lose 20 Pounds in 21 Days

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Exclusive Excerpt: Why We Struggle to Lose Weight

This article goes into detail on why simple dieting does not work well. Getting more exercise and eating less is not the only answer. The article tells us why it is actually the hormone levels that keep us from losing more weight. It then explains what we can do to change this in order for us to lose more weight.

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Exclusive Excerpt: Why We Struggle to Lose Weight

Latest RAND Study Examines Disease Management Programs, Enforcing Holistic Wellness

A new January 2014 RAND Study concludes that taking a holistic wellness approach greatly reduces overall workplace healthcare costs. This is done through both disease management programs and lifestyle management programs, which when combined saved PepsiCo $160 per employee per month along with a 66% drop in hospital admissions. On top of saving in healthcare costs, the benefits of creating a wellness work culture are that they significantly boost morale, productivity, and attract top talent.

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Latest RAND Study Examines Disease Management Programs, Enforcing Holistic Wellness

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Frequent Eating in Kids Tied to Less Weight Gain

The Cleveland Clinic offers an example of how attaining individual weight loss goals will soon be taking on the involvement of many more actors than just the end consumer. Doctors who fail to talk to their patients about weight loss goals are failing to meet the overall health goals of patients whose weight truly is a health concern. Tying healthy habits to insurance prices and discussing realistically successful programs with a doctor will help an individual create real changes in their body. This will promote a better societal acceptance of tackling obesity, and relieve the stigma associated with being too heavy.

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Frequent Eating in Kids Tied to Less Weight Gain

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Beach Body Diet 2013

A commonly used term amongst fitness buffs now-a-days is ‘beach body’. This is a term that people use this days as one should strive to achieve this type of body all year round, regardless of whether or not they’ll be going to the beach. The article gives tips on what one should eat to achieve this body.

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Beach Body Diet 2013

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