Weight Management

America’s Obesity Levels at Highest Rate

Over 70% of Americans are either overweight or obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. In other words, unhealthy weight has become the new normal; people with a healthy weight – a BMI of 25 or less – are now in the minority.  

The Great News about Good Fat

You likely already know this: saturated fat is bad, and trans fat is really bad. This isn’t new information. (If you are surprised, scroll to the bottom of this article for a quick description of each fat). But, chances are high that you don’t know enough about the...

Ten Tips for Busy Moms to Stay Fit

Many moms struggle fitting in exercise into their schedules…unless you count juggling multiple schedules and sweating the small stuff as exercise. How can you  fit in working out when you barely have time to go to the bathroom by yourself? With caring for kids, work,...

What are Your Food Triggers?

Let’s talk about triggers. A recent study that looked at people's responses to candy bowls in an office showed that they ate a lot more candy if it was in a clear, glass bowl with easy access compared to when they couldn't see the candy or if they had to open the lid...

Benefits of Weight Management – Part 2

Before jumping right into a weight management program, it is helpful to think about why you're doing it and whether or not this is a good time to begin. So, if you read the last blog post, what positive changes do you expect to see by achieving and maintaining a...

Benefits of Weight Management – Part 1

In our culture, there's a lot of pressure to be thin. The media distorts our image of what "healthy" looks like. Models and actresses seem to set the benchmark for "normal" weight. Pressure can also come from family, friends and coworkers. Our society idealizes...

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