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Obesity and Stroke

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. A stroke is a medical emergency. Prompt treatment is…

5 Tips For Controlling Your Eating

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when I mention the following two words – weight loss?  Well, if you’re like a lot of people, whatever that thought is, it may very likely include a foul word or…

Weight Loss Success Takes Teaching & Coaching

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

I read a very interesting article recently that provided some keen insight for all of you who struggle with weight loss.  What was really fascinating about this article was that it was about golf and had absolutely nothing to do…

Obesity and Heart Disease – A Heavy Burden

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Obesity and Heart Disease – A Heavy Burden The American Heart Association has identified obesity as an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is defined as a buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that can…

Obesity and High Cholesterol – Don’t Take It Lightly

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

There are different types of cholesterol in the blood. In discussing obesity the concern is that you have higher levels of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and lower levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL). Although having high cholesterol does not cause symptoms it…

Are You Unable Or Are You Unwilling?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

I received an interesting message from a very frustrated woman the other day.  She was totally discouraged by what she described as her inability to take charge of her health and stop eating the wrong foods.  Her message didn’t surprise…

Obesity and Hypertension

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

To understand the importance of weight loss relative to hypertension (high blood pressure) you must first understand what having hypertension can do to your body. Hypertension can affect many systems in the body – Cardiovascular: artery damage and narrowing, enlarged…

Lose Weight, Gain Benefits

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Did you know that today 1 out of 3 adults are obese? Obesity means having too much body fat which is different than being overweight. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure used to determine whether someone is underweight, overweight,…