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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 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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7 months ago

Addressing Emotional Eating with Mindfulness, Awareness and Compassion

Emotional eating, the tendency to use food as a coping mechanism for emotional distress, can disrupt our relationship with food and hinder our overall well-being. However, mindfulness, a practice that cultivates present-moment…

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7 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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8 months ago

What Are the Benefits of Metabolic Surgery for Weight Loss?

Weight loss remains a significant concern for millions of individuals worldwide, as obesity continues to pose a threat to both physical and mental health. While lifestyle modifications, dietary changes, and pharmacological interventions…

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8 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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8 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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8 months ago

What’s the Difference Between Emotional Eating, Eating Addiction and Food Addiction?

Food is not just fuel for our bodies; it often serves as a source of comfort, pleasure, and even emotional support. However, when our relationship with food becomes problematic, it can lead to various concerns such as emotional eating, eating addiction…

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9 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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9 months ago

Weight Loss Surgery Can Be a Valuable Tool

There is a disconnect between what doctors say about weight loss surgery and what average people say. Doctors, especially those who study the subject, view metabolic surgery as a risk-reduction tool, something that makes life safer…

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9 months ago

10 Signs of Emotional Eating and Strategies to Break Free

Emotional eating is a common coping mechanism where we turn to food for comfort during times of stress, sadness, or boredom. It leads us to consume food in response to emotions, especially negative emotions, instead of hunger…

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