Category - Weight Control

20
Nov

How To Control Weight During the Holidays

It’s the holiday season…   And you know what that means…   Lots of parties, lots of food, and lots of calories.   The average person gains about 5 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and the end of the year.   So I asked weight specialist Dr. Holly Wyatt from the University of Colorado a …

7
Nov

Your Belly Fat a Clue to Metabolic Syndrome

Are you struggling with midlife belly fat? Belly fat can mean much more more than how you look or your jeans or dress size. Your jelly belly may be a clue you’ve got metabolic syndrome. I’m discussing metabolic syndrome in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month. In the U.S., 114 million people either have diabetes or …

12
Sep

Can Estrogen Fix Your Belly Fat and Control Your Weight?

Do you have love handles? Muffin top? Spare tire? Menopot? Jelly belly? The list of disparaging terms women use for the belly fat from menopause goes on and on. As they stare into the mirror at their once-svelte bodies and try to zip up a favorite pair of pants, they wonder what is going on. …

6
Mar

Estrogen and Belly Fat – Discover estrogen’s role in Jelly belly

Do you think estrogen causes belly fat? Are you worried jelly belly in inevitable. Belly fat and menopause go hand in hand for many women – but it doesn’t have to be that way.   And the confusion about the impact of estrogen on weight adds to the reluctance that many women have about taking …

20
Feb

Where do you carry your weight?

Are you an “Apple” or a “Pear?” Where do you carry your weight? And where you carry your weight has a lot to do with how healthy you stay for the long run. This writing is a play on words and offers some insights to another place where carrying weight can make a difference. Read …

5
Dec

Figure Competition Champion and Coach Kimberly Doehnert shares her secrets on weight control during menopause

Have you ever dreamed of competing in a bikini as a body builder? After watching Kimberly Doehnert’s results with new students, it’s definitely possible. Menopause doesn’t have to tip the scales! Find out how body builder and IFBB Figure Pro champion Kimberly Doehnert is helping women around the country combat the menopause muffin top. Dr. …

7
Nov

Interview with Dr. Caroline Apovian The Age-Defying Diet

Outsmart Your Metabolism to Lose Weight Dr. Mache Seibel: What made you want to write The Age-Defying Diet? Dr. Caroline Apovian: Over the past 10-15 years I realize that most of my patients see me for their weight, for other nutritional issues. All the questions that they had for me had to do with turning …

31
Oct

Healthy Halloween – A Fun Halloween Song

It’s Halloween and tonight spooks and goblins will ring our doorbells in hopes of massive stashes of sugar loads that are really unhealthy and will last for weeks to come. Wouldn’t it be great if the focus was just on having a good time, dressing up and engaging in fun activities, and have the “treat” …

22
Apr

Fast Food Diet Linked to Depression

A studyof 8,964 Spanish adults found that frequent fast food eaters were 40% more likely to develop depression than those who avoid burgers, pizza, and similar fast foods. This comes after another study showing a positive dose/response relationship between the amount of trans fat eaten and the risk for depression. In the same study, olive …

3
Jan

The Nutritional Quality of Fast Food Meals

It seems there is less and less time for home cooked meals so there is lots of eating on the run as work days compress lengthen and free time seems to disappear in our 24/7 world.   And we all know that the holiday season we’ve just passed through is notorious for adding a few …

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