Weighing Too Much Can Cost You Your Life

Not just weighing too much, but size as well can negate emergency transportation via helicopter. Many municipalities have not yet upgraded to the heftier aircraft that can accommodate larger patients. The cost for two new EC-145 helicopters ran up a tab between $8 and $10 million for the Duke University…

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Weight Loss Can Be Affected By Portion Control

Weight loss can be affected by portion control, according to a study. “People don’t think that something as simple as the size of a bowl would influence how much an informed person eats,” Brian Wansink, psychologist at Cornell University and study leader, told the Indo-Asian News Service. “Most of…

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4 Ways to Succeed With Weight Loss

I recently read an article by Jennifer Cohen in Forbes Magazine. In it she explains that you must train and build your willpower if you want it to serve you in your weight loss journey. Studies have shown that the brain has limited power to make decisions, and that minor…

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Do You Have to Exercise to Lose Weight?

You Will Lose Weight with Diet Alone Dieting in this case means eating less calories than you are burning daily. You will lose weight when dieting this way. According to the Smart for Life® philosophy, the best way to reach your weight loss goal is by eating fewer calories. After…

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Why we Gain Weight in the Winter

Feel like you gained a few pounds this winter? You're not alone and in turns out there's clear reasons why we tend to gain our weight during the winter months. Cold weather and appetite effects can go hand-in-hand. Hibernating animals tend to store fat before winter by increasing enzymes that…

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Weight Loss Success Using Positive Beliefs

I read an article in Huffington Post on Healthy Living by William Anderson on weight loss success. He’s is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who specializes in weight loss, eating disorders and addictions. Anderson is the creator of “Therapeutic Psychogenics”, which is the technique he teaches country-wide to individuals,…

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