Tag Archives: obese

Looking for loss in all the wrong places

September 18, 2013

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by Bronwyn Marmo —  “We are searching in the wrong place. The answer is beyond you … beyond me … beyond self. Let’s go where the answer is.” — Carl Jung We are a nation crying out for a new solution to our health crisis, as 64 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. Americans […]

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Juicing vegetables the correct way

April 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  After the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” became available from Netflix in mid-2011, juicers started showing up in people’s kitchens, big time. In the film, Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross decided to take charge of his health by juicing vegetables and fruits for 60 days. He dropped about 80 pounds […]

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Fed up with fads? Weight loss tips that work

March 5, 2013

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by Adam Berkovits —  We have all seen the ads. Lose 30 pounds in 30 days by drinking a weight-loss shake or lose inches off of your waist by using an ab device that looks more like a beach chair. But, do any of these methods actually live up to their claims? Can the answer […]

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The heavy facts about being overweight

January 9, 2013

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by Dr. Melissa Dawahare —  With the popularity of NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser” and Dr. Phil’s book, The Ultimate Weight Solution, the topic of weight loss is in the spotlight. People across America are beginning to participate in weight loss programs, eat better and exercise more. This trend comes just in time, because […]

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You must halt energetic eating to lose weight

September 29, 2012

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by Dr. Judith Orloff —  There is more to overeating and obesity than meets the eye. One big reason that many diets fail is that traditional weight-loss programs do not factor in the way we process subtle energy, or what Chinese medicine refers to as life force or chi. Subtle energy penetrates and surrounds the […]

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Cooling economy heats up weight gain

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. Hayle Aldren —  As the economy slows down and the GDP shrinks, American waistlines and fat portfolios are headed for a bull market, atop an already inflated “fat bubble.” Even before the economic contraction, the ranks of the overweight and obese had expanded to include nearly two-thirds of the population. Over the last […]

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Food allergies on the rise

July 28, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Every year, allergy medications are among the best-selling drugs in the U.S. If you count asthma, eczema and food allergies, almost one out of three Americans has some sort of allergy. This condition is of relatively recent origin — homeopathic doctors in the early part of the century rarely described […]

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Seven hidden benefits of weight loss

April 12, 2012

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by Alan Christianson —  You incorporate protein in every meal, provide your body optimal nutrients, combine burst training with weight resistance four times each week, and turn down numerous late-night dates with your girlfriends in order to meet your eight-hour nightly sleep quota. Your herculean efforts have paid off. You are finally able to get […]

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Childhood obesity is affecting your community

February 28, 2012

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by Cary Bailen —  It is easy to turn your back on childhood obesity, especially if you are not directly dealing with it in your home or family. However, the alarming rates at which this preventable disease is growing tell us that we need to stop and pay attention. Childhood obesity doesn’t affect any one […]

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Obesity and drug addiction share brain chemistry and genetics

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  For many people, food and drug addictions are a function of individual brain chemistry. For example, brain-imaging studies conducted by the Brookhaven National Laboratory suggest that many overweight people, like drug addicts, have fewer brain receptors for dopamine — the neurotransmitter that signals feelings of satisfaction and pleasure. The more […]

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