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IS YOUR CHILD FAT?

IS YOUR CHILD FAT? Here’s a question a growing segment of our PARENTAL population is going to have to begin asking themselves. The need to face REALITY is NOT based on aesthetics but rather the diseases and traumatic life altering compromises our children face if we continue to avoid this topic. The argument, “we should […]

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TWO DIFFERENT LIFESTYLES; TWO DIFFERENT OUTCOMES

WHICH CHILD HAS A BETTER CHANCE AT LIFE? Which child is more likely to develop diabetes, cardiac disease, stroke or cancer? Which child is more likely to start prescription medication at a younger age? Which child is more likely to suffer emotional distress at school? Which child is more likely to lack self confidence as […]

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DO YOU REMEMBER YOUR FAVORITE SUPERHEROES AS A CHILD?

My two favorite were Superman and Batman. As corny as the shows were, the “good guys” always displayed valor, honor, integrity, compassion and commitment while fighting “EVIL” to protect mankind. Do you remember how their physical presentation added even greater “strength” to the characters they portrayed? Looking at them from today’s perspective, their costumes rather […]

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THE NUMBER ON THE SCALE JUST WON’T GO DOWN!

Does this sound familiar? “I’ve tried dieting, exercising, appetite suppressants and the number on the scale won’t go down!” “I’ve done everything POSSIBLE, so I guess I’ll have to live with this reality.” HERE’S THE REAL REALITY! . Most people did what they were WILLING TO DO¬†under the terms they were WILLING TO DO IT. […]

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A NON CONVENTIONAL PLAN FOR SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

I’M NOT SUGGESTING ANYONE GO TO THIS LEVEL OF EXTREME, HOWEVER, UNDERSTANDING THE CONCEPT MIGHT HELP YOU OVERCOME FOOD CRAVINGS AND ADDICTIONS RESULTING IN HEALTHIER WEIGHT OUTCOMES. What makes food so appealing? It comes down to THREE simple things: Appearance Smell Taste If we could remove these three components, why would people overeat? In most […]

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MY FELLOW READERS, I REST MY CASE!

Sometimes a picture(s) is worth a thousand words: This is my gym. . The following 4 pictures were taken STANDING IN FRONT OF MY GYM (and/or the parking lot.) . 10.4 MILES AWAY AND 19 MINUTES DRIVING TIME WE FIND THE CLOSEST WHOLE FOODS MARKET. AND WE WONDER WHY WE FACE AN OBESITY EPIDEMIC?! REALLY?

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HELP! I WANT TO LOSE EXCESSIVE HEALTH…I MEAN EXCESSIVE WEIGHT

Whether a person is overweight, obese or morbidly obese, what is the FIRST identifiable “problem” noticed by most people? You guessed it, WEIGHT. Based on society’s aesthetic standards, excessive weight is the primary problem. Secondary problems develop from stereotypes associated with individuals carrying extra weight. They include laziness, self centeredness, ambitionless, impulsiveness, compulsiveness, lack of […]