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5 Ways Flexibility Can Nudge Better Health and Weight Loss Success

Though many of us share the desire to be healthier, we don’t all go about it in the same way. Some people are very rigid in their thinking and expect...

5 Ways BYO (Bring Your Own) Can Boost Healthier Eating and More Enjoyment at Social Gatherings

We all have our likes and dislikes and our own ways of doing things. But when it comes to trying to make healthy food choices and especially at social gatherings,...

3 Ways Graphing Your Weight Journey according to Life Events Gives you New Insight and Future Direction

Before I help patients develop a personalized weight loss plan, I want to better understand each person’s weight journey – and how they got to where they are today. To...

3 Ways to Not Let Food Pushers Derail Your Healthy Eating Efforts

Holiday time or not, many of my patients tell me about the food pushers in their lives who make it hard to eat healthfully. Who are the food pushers? Food...

3 Ways to Fit Self Care into Your Busy Life

When helping patients manage their weight, self-care is a topic that comes up daily. That’s because way too often women especially are great caregivers for everyone but themselves. Taking care...

“Doctor, What Should I Weigh?”

This is one of the most common questions I get in my practice. My answer may surprise you. People come in all shapes and sizes and have different life journeys...

Do 3 Things to Fight Weight Bias during Your Health Care Visit

Too often, patients share comments they’ve received from their health care provider that make them feel shamed about their weight. Examples include: “If you just eat less and exercise more,...

Do this One Thing to Find the Best Snacks for Weight Loss

Snacking has gotten a bad rap. Maybe it’s all those energy dense and “can’t stop eating em” snack foods like chips, candy and cookies that keep calling your name but...

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