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How to never lose weight

When you want to lose weight and get healthy, convenience stores are evil. Never enter them. Period. The proliferation of processed junk food has led to the expanding waistline and these types of “food” should not be eaten. Ever. For … Continue reading

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No sugar coating: it’s the sugar, stupid

In the 1700s, the average person consumed roughly seven pounds of sugar per year. Today the average person consumes 150 pounds of sugar each year and obesity rates are skyrocketing. If you want to lose weight and get healthy, you … Continue reading

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Avocados and olive oil

I once overheard an overweight woman in the produce aisle comment that she doesn’t eat avocados because they are too high in fat. Clearly, this is someone who jumped on the low fat bandwagon of eating low fat, high sugar, … Continue reading

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Here come the weight loss ads

New Year’s celebrations have passed, the scale registers a little higher, weight loss resolutions have been made, and the weight loss ads have hit the airwaves. Most of the television ads are for weight loss programs that include their own … Continue reading

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It’s all in the math

Munch, munch. Nibble, nibble. Chomp, chomp. Gulp, gulp. We are eating too much and too often, and not moving enough. Today, the average American is consuming nearly one-third more calories than he did in the late 1970s,¬†and we are less … Continue reading

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Turn your weight loss into someone else’s gain

What if your path to weight loss helped someone rise out of poverty? People are more successful in losing weight if they have a specific action plan to support their overall goal of losing weight and getting healthy. Having a … Continue reading

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Get out of the damn kitchen

You’re bored, or angry, or excited, or sad. You’re standing in the kitchen or your pantry, mindlessly eating and thinking I have a taste for something. Five hundred calories later, you’re still in the kitchen. This mindless eating when you’re … Continue reading

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Soda is a bad guy

What comes in a can, bottle or jug, has roughly 150 calories per twelve ounces, contains no protein or vitamins, rots your teeth, and makes your waistline expand and your butt squeal in delight? Soda, pop, soda pop, sugar water, … Continue reading

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Yep, ditch the diet soda too

Most people know that regular soda packs on the pounds, but what about diet soda? If you believe that diet soda will help with your weight loss goals, think again. If you want to lose weight and get healthy you … Continue reading

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McDonald’s goat is lying to children

McDonald’s has a new animated ad¬†targeted at children that features a friendly goat. (No, Ronald isn’t going anywhere…he’s just sharing the stage a bit.) This exploitive ad shows the goat eating all kinds of things at home, everything from a … Continue reading

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