The Connection Between Weight and Diabetes

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It’s been in the news for years, so you’ve probably heard that weight gain can lead to diabetes. However, some clarification is in order. There are two types of diabetes – Type 1 and Type 2 – and weight gain is only linked to one of them. Read more

A Quick Guide for Beginning Yogis

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Your neighbor, your best friend, and that perky woman at the office have all been raving about their yoga classes. And they really do look a little more trim and toned. They even seem more relaxed and happy! So maybe you’re curious about adding yoga to your weight loss routine, but you’re not so sure about doing something so far out of your usual comfort zone. That’s okay! Yoga teachers are accustomed to nervous beginners, and they will just be happy to have you join their class. But here’s what you need to know, so that you can feel more comfortable on that first day. Read more

Which Cooking Oil is the Healthiest?

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We often talk about “good” fats, and how including them in a balanced weight loss diet can actually benefit our health. So based on the facts, you might decide to stock only one particular healthy oil, such as extra virgin olive oil or an oil made from nuts or seeds. These are the perfect choices for salad dressings and dips, but they’re actually not ideal for cooking. Read more

5 Common Food Myths, Debunked!

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As you put together your weight loss plan, it can be difficult to sift through the mountains of nutritional advice on the internet. On top of that, a lot of that advice is based upon complete myths! The following five myths have been debunked for quite some time now, but not everyone has caught up with science. Ignore any “advice” based on these myths, and remember to come see us for expert nutritional guidance. Read more

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