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The Curse of Mindless Eating & How to Overcome it for Weight Loss

Unhealthy Snacks lead to mindless eating

By Giselle Aguiar with contribution by Lorrie Karn As a recap of my weight loss journey, I started the Whole Life 180 program in March of 2018. I lost 40 pounds! Yay! And I kept it off all through the holidays! I was doing OK. I’d gain 4 and lose 4. Dr. Matt said that’s […]

Bad or Good? A look at Weight Watchers’ latest Program for Teens

Bad or Good? A look at Weight Watchers' latest program for teens

Weight Watchers recently announced a new, free 6-week program for teens 13-years-old and up. In an article in the Washington Post, health professional and mother, Rebecca Scritchfield was “appalled”.  “With celebrity names such as Oprah Winfrey, who is on the board of directors, and DJ Khaled, the latest spokesperson for Weight Watchers, the company is […]

Revealing the Best Way to Lose Weight, Look and Feel Better!

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Have you made ever a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? How about to eat healthier? Exercise more? How’d it work out for you?  More than likely you started gung ho with a gym membership (or actually bought a piece of exercise equipment). Furthermore, you got the latest diet book and did pretty well for […]

Detox or Cleanse? There’s a Difference that You Need to Know

Detox or Cleanse? There's a Difference that You Need to Know

By Lorrie Karn, Certified Nutritionist and Lifestyle Educator With the holidays on our doorstep, buzzwords like ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse’ start to circle in conversations. It’s important to first understand the difference between the two… What is a cleanse? A cleanse is a purging of the colon which can rid the body of congested waste matter […]

10 Weight Loss Tricks to Help You Detox and Lose Weight Fast

10 Weight Loss Tricks to Help You Detox and Lose Weight Fast

40 pounds lost in 4 months! I NEVER want to see the 150s again! (Related: The Start of my Weight Loss Journey) Weight loss is not easy. Think about it. It took some years of bad food, exercise and lifestyle choices to get you as unhealthy as you are today. It’s going to take some […]

One More Week on the Ketogenic Diet! Can I Reach My Goal Weight?

One More Week on the Ketogenic Diet! Can I Reach My Goal Weight?

So, when I was stuck at 151 pounds with 140 as my target weight, I asked Dr. French and the nutritionist if I should switch to the Ketogenic Diet. There’s so much information and tips on the Keto Diet, and the claims that you’d lose weight fast and it helps you switch from burning calories […]

Are American’s Lazy? How to Make a Effort to Beat Laziness

Are American's Lazy? How to Make a Effort to Beat Laziness

Let’s face it — technology has made Americans lazy. In fact, there is even a National Lazy Day – August 10. A day designated for us to be lazy? Really? Do we need an observance day for this? Think about it. I remember when we had to get up off the couch to change the […]

Truth: When You are Stressed You Gain Weight

Here are 4 Strategies to Minimize Weight Gain When Stressed

It’s no secret that stress can wreak havoc on your metabolism. When your body is under stress, it releases the hormone cortisol, which causes an increase in appetite and cravings for “comfort foods”. In addition, it makes it much easier to accumulate belly fat. To make matters worse, excess belly fat releases chemicals triggering inflammation, […]

The Best Advice on Clothes Shopping When Losing Weight

The Best Advice on Clothes Shopping When Losing Weight

A couple of months ago I was getting dressed for an interview and I start putting on my black dress pants and surprise! They’re too big! Now that’s a nice problem to have! However, they were my only pair of black dress pants! Had to rethink the whole look  then I made a point to […]

Save Time, Lose Weight and Get the Most Our of Your Kitchen

In my last post, I wrote how if you want to lose weight, learn to cook. Many people complain that they hate to cook. It’s probably because they hate their kitchen or they don’t feel they have the time. They prefer to eat out (which can get expensive) and, of course, junk food sneaks in. […]

 
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