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Weight loss

What is an anti-obesity medication? *

Posted: Dec 04 in Weight Loss Medication by

Did you know that obesity was recognized as a disease in 2013? Obesity is not thought to be the result of a lack of willpower (aka eating too much / exercising too little). It is a complex problem similar to diabetes. While personal choices do affect the development of obesity, they also affect the development […]

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How to Pick the Best Weight Loss Medication *

Posted: Oct 22 in Weight Loss Medication by

Which weight loss medication is right for you? Perhaps one of the most frequent questions I get every day is around trying to pick the best weight loss medication. These days, there are many more and better options than just a few years ago. I had the pleasure of hearing an expert from Mayo Clinic, […]

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Why keeping weight off is so hard, and 3 thinks you can do to improve your weight loss maintenance success! *

Posted: Oct 04 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

We’ve all been there before – we spend 6 months working so hard to lose weight, but before we know it, we run out of steam. We get hungry at night, start eating carbs, and feel like our willpower goes out the window. Recent science has shed light on why sustaining weight loss is so […]

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Overcoming Impulsivity to Improve Weight Loss *

Posted: Sep 11 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

One of the biggest hurdles people face when trying to keep weight off is impulsivity. Think of impulsivity as your ability to resist things in the moment – the bowl of chips on the table at a restaurant, the container of ice cream in the refrigerator, the candy drawer at work. A new study looks […]

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Modern thoughts about improving willpower *

Posted: Sep 11 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

A new study published in the journal Cognition examines two types of willpower – synchronic and diachronic. Synchronic willpower involves exercising willpower in the moment – for example, trying not to eat the potato chips sitting on the table. Diachronic willpower involves modifying the environment so the temptation isn’t there – for example, not purchasing […]

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