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.

5 months ago

Do You Overeat to Avoid Wasting Food? It Could Stop You from Losing Weight After 60

Do you feel compelled to eat everything on your plate because you feel guilty “wasting” food, even if it means feeling too full and overeating? If you’re an over-60 like me, you grew up in the generation of people who were told as a child…

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5 months ago

Is Insulin Resistance the Culprit Behind Your Belly Fat?

If you’re struggling with extra weight in the belly, insulin resistance may be causing the problem. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. One of its functions is to transport sugars from the blood into all other cells of the body…

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5 months ago

10 Silly Stories That Stop You from Losing Weight After 60

What stories do you tell yourself that keep you from losing weight? We all have our little stories, like the things we believe about ourselves and our relationship with food and weight loss. But what if you did question them? I bet you’d find out…

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6 months ago

5 Ways Timing Can Help You Lose More Weight – Even if You Eat the Same Food!

Has your breakfast time gradually slid down the day? Originally, you had to be up early, get the kids out of bed, put something on the table for them, your significant other, and for you, and leave in time for work. As life went on, the kids moved out…

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6 months ago

Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?

At your local grocery store, you’ve likely passed the health section and saw the seemingly endless rows of supplements lined on the shelves. From vitamin B to Calcium, there seems to be a supplement for just about every nutrient…

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6 months ago

Are You Wasting Your Golden Years Dieting? Follow These 4 Steps to Health Without a Diet

I’m going to tell you something that should not surprise you: Diets don’t work. After all, if they did, we’d all be skinny – and healthy. As a physician, I see many patients who are following one diet or another. In fact, it’s the exception for me to see…

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7 months ago

Surf Those Urges to Eat When You Aren’t Hungry

Do you get the urge to eat when you’re not hungry, and just give in? Do you think you can’t stop doing this because you don’t have any willpower? The fact is that you don’t have to have willpower to make the decision not to eat when you’re tempted to do so…

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7 months ago

Should You Weigh Yourself Daily or Weekly to Lose Weight After 60?

As I was getting off the digital scale in our bathroom the other day, my wife entered, a bemused look on her face. “What?” I asked. “Why do you do that every day? They say you should only weigh yourself once a week,” she responded…

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8 months ago

How Much Weight Can You Expect to Lose After Weight loss Surgery?

Having realistic expectations is helpful before jumping into weight loss surgery. Among the most common questions we hear is how much weight someone can expect to lose following their procedure. Pounds lost is important, but so are other…

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8 months ago

How to De-Stress and Lose Weight After 60

Stress, stress, stress. That is all we hear being talked about these days. Stress is not necessarily a bad thing. When we can channel our stress productively, life is good. The problems arise when we have chronic stress. Stress can come in many different forms…

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