Posts Tagged 'weightloss'

8 Ways To Take Care Of Your Mental Health

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Depression has become a serious health condition in the United States.  It is sad to see and hear about people on a killing rampage in the news, and America has been getting a lot of the spotlight.  While the media and the larger portion of the public see guns, others see the problem could be deeper.  It could be mental health, and according to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, more than 1 in 20 Americans who are 12 years old and older reported depression.  That was just back in 2005 and 2006.

Posted by Jazz Pollard Oct 21, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Chewing gum to lose weight!

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Chewing gum to lose weight! It sounds very futuristic- but something similar is already being done with Aspirin to reduce pain and Nicotine to help people stop smoking. Aspirin and Nicotine laced gum have been available since the 1940’s-in the case of Aspirin, and in the 1980’s for Nicotine. Now a new type of gum is being developed to deliver an appetite suppressing hormone (PYY) to the stomach, for the purpose of helping people feel full after eating, and to prevent overeating at the next meal.

Posted by Tanya Mar 16, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

How to Crave Fewer Snacks

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How can we crave fewer snacks? Most people are aware that eating snack food, especially “sugary or fatty snacks” is not good for us because it causes us to gain weight. But we are all still wondering how to crave fewer of these delicious snacks! Good news for us in here. A recent study at the University of Exeter has found that a 15 minute walk can cut snacking on chocolate at work in half!

Posted by Tanya Mar 15, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Let’s Hear About Some Evidence-Based Strategies to treat Overweight in Adults

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It seems that everyone has a pet theory on how “people” (especially other people) should go about losing weight. The whole popular culture seems to be convinced that everyone has to lose weight. The popular media is full of one-sided, one-size-fits-all advice on losing weight. Many among us are quite outspoken about how others should be going about it- as if one type of program would be a magic cure for every person’s overweight.

Posted by Tanya Oct 25, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

The Goal is the Process

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When it comes to weight loss, nothing fits.  I’m not talking about my old clothes, though it’s true enough that they hang in my closet like silent jurors, pronouncing me guilty of being overweight by their mere presence.  I’m talking about all the resources that are available now to help people who struggle with obesity. 

Posted by Jennifer Green Jan 27, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 4 Comments