Why am I Not Losing Weight?

Have you ever had that friend who makes weight loss seem so easy? It may seem like it's all just happening without much effort, but the truth behind their success is probably more complicated. Below you'll find both behavioral and sometimes medical reasons why you might not be losing weight.…

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Eat Slower! You Might Lose More Weight...

What you put into your body is so important. Now, we also know that HOW you put food into your body also has an impact. According to a new study in BMJ Open three specific behaviors were linked to lower obesity rates and smaller waistlines. Eating Slowly, Cutting out After-Dinner…

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Losing Weight in 2018: Make the Smart Choice

Ah, another year has passed and millions of people start looking towards the future. New Years Resolutions get posted to Facebook, gyms become more crowded and healthy eating gets pushed to the forefront. While statistics show over 40% of Americans will set new goals for themselves in 2018, the same…

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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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These Foods Stop People From Losing Weight

Foods keeping you from weight loss? As reported recently, potato chips and french fries, and generally any potato products, contribute to the biggest weight gain over time, according to a new Harvard study, which researchers say is the first to look at long-term weight gain pegged to specific foods. The…

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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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​4 WEIGHT LOSS TIPS FROM CLEVELAND CLINIC

At Smart for Life, we appreciate proper diet advice. Recently Cleveland Clinic offered 7 tips for weight loss that we thoroughly agreed with. You’ll notice that most if not all of their advice represent key elements of the Smart for Life program. We know you’re busy, so let’…

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