Tag Archives: belly fat

10 tips to lose belly fat — for good

March 15, 2015

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10 tips to lose belly fat — for good by Paula Owens —  Liposuction, hundreds of sit-ups, planks and crunches, core workouts, the latest infomercial gadget, fat burners, the newest celebrity diet — all promise flatter, well-defined abs. In reality, they deliver little to zero return on your investment. Belly fat is composed of two […]

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Secret formula to be happy and lean

August 18, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The secret formula to being happy and lean is 70-100 mg/dl — that is it. Now that you know the secret, here are more details. The numbers reflect the ideal range of your blood sugar. When there is too little, your brain and muscles cannot work at their best. When […]

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Chronic stress and adaptogens

October 2, 2012

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by Julia Busch  —  Excessive, prolonged stress can raise cortisol, our body’s “fight-or-flight” hormone, to highly toxic levels. Intended for spurts of extra energy in times of physical danger or psychological stress, cortisol has become the “stress hormone,” a silent killer in our high-pressure lifestyle. High ongoing levels of cortisol in the bloodstream can relentlessly […]

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You are not your weight

August 23, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Weight loss is a doozy of a challenge. In my years of therapy practice, I have come to believe it is the single most complex issue I deal with because it has so many components, appearing on a number of levels. It certainly affects us physically; that is a given. But […]

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Try cranialSacral unwinding for belly fat

February 27, 2012

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by Traci Fors —  Having trouble losing the belly fat, no matter how hard you try? You have been to the gym, you’ve done countless crunches and still no luck. The underlying cause might not be physical, but emotional. As women, we often hold back our emotions — not always saying what needs to be […]

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Generation Snackers are obese

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  A new study of 32,227 children and adolescents tracked eating trends from 1977 through 2006 using data from four national surveys. On average, children reach for cookies, chips and other treats about three times a day, consuming nearly 600 daily calories from snacks alone. Welcome to Generation Snackers. Kids eat […]

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Muffin top meltdown

February 26, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  The muffin top, aka love handles, is that spare tire of flabby fat that pushes out of the top of your pants, giving your middle the appearance of the pouffy top of a muffin. This phenomenon is common in women — although many men, teens and even children these days sport […]

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