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Losing Weight After 60

Like many women, I have learned the hard way that losing weight after 60 is tricky. This doesn't mean that it's impossible. But, it does mean that it requires a solid commitment to exercise, healthy eating and stress relief.

6 days ago

10 Factors Influencing Emotional Eating

Emotional eating, the act of consuming food in response to emotional triggers rather than physical hunger, is influenced by various psychological factors. Understanding these factors is crucial for unraveling the complex relationship…

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3 weeks ago

How I Use My Lazy Gene to Uplevel My Weight Loss Success

Let me say right off the bat that there’s nothing special about me (my grandma wasn’t a Rockette and my people never brought home the gold). True to my genetics, I was “well-insulated” for three-plus decades of life. Never reedy, I always looked…

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1 month ago

Want to Lose Weight but Struggle with Menu Planning and Food Prep?

The thoughts that we think on a regular basis become our beliefs. And then they start running the show behind the scenes. This means that if you believe that menu planning and food preparation is too hard, then it will be. If you believe a menu plan…

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2 months ago

“Normal” Eating for Weight Loss

I was talking to a client recently about passing up the breadbasket when she is eating dinner at a restaurant. She said to me, “I just want to be able to eat like normal people.” This really got me thinking – what is normal anyway? Why is bread…

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2 months ago

Navigating Emotional Eating with New Year’s Resolutions

Embarking on a weight loss journey is a common New Year’s resolution, but for those grappling with emotional eating, the path is laden with unique challenges. This article delves into the complexities of setting weight loss resolutions for emotional eaters…

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2 months ago

Have You Heard? There’s a New Cutting Edge Weight Loss Trend

I was a roly-poly kid, a squishy teen, and a squashier young adult (ages 18 to 36). Like most of us, I’ve yo-yo’d through a bazillion diets and a million more workouts with the likes of Jane Fonda; Lilias, Yoga and You; and Jazzercise…

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3 months ago

7 Liberating Truths That Will Keep Your Aging Body from Unhealthy Diets, Detoxes, and Cleanses This New Year

It’s that time of the year. Over the Holidays, people indulge on food like it’s their last meal while planning how, after New Year’s Day, they are going to start a new diet and lose weight. Many will attempt the latest cleanse, detox, diet craze, or diet…

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3 months ago

9 Healthy Habits for Women Over 60

Over the years, I have discovered there are certain pieces of common sense that apply to our weight and overall health. And whether we lose or gain weight, there are also certain undeniable facts that we must acknowledge…

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3 months ago

The Stress-Eating Connection: Exploring the Effects of Stress on Emotional Eating

Stress is a pervasive aspect of modern life, and its impact on our eating habits can be profound. For many of us, stress often triggers the urge to turn to food for comfort or relief, leading to a behavior known as emotional eating. In this article…

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4 months ago

How to Enjoy Holiday Food Without Gaining Weight (And Maybe Even Losing a Little!)

We’ve now entered the holiday season. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus or the New Year, you’ll likely celebrate with all kinds of delicious food. Maybe some of these foods you only prepare during the holidays…

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