Weight Loss Center, Health Coach, or Club?

Atlanta: Weight Loss Health Centers countrywide are giving way to the flexibility and convenience of weight loss health clubs, and especially to the individual one-to-one path guidance of Professional Health Coaches, specializing in weight-loss. The latter, more personal attention reflects our active lifestyles and the phenomenal ability of cell phones and IT devices to keep us all in touch...

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Big Boned?

Many people are mistakenly not concerned about the weight they’re carrying because they’re “big boned.” Or they set an insufficient weight loss goal  because, “I’m big boned.” Here is some information you should know about being “big boned.” The additional bone size in an adult (bone alone) adds 3 lbs., at most, to someone’s weight, but it adds tons to their risk of...

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

The Body Mass Index chart (see below) is widely used because it’s easy to use. It does not measure body fat. It simply places someone on a chart based on height and weight. It is used by the CDC, the World Health Organization, the NIH, and many others, including the medical underwriters at insurance companies.  We recognize that there are other ratios gaining popularity, such as the the Hip to...

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Direction determines Destination

No one gets to the place where he or she no longer needs wise counsel. Nobody. You will never get to the place where you don’t need wise counsel. You always only know what you know. The older we get, the higher the stakes are for many of our decisions – particularly those regarding our health. If you know you need to make a change or you have been told to change by your doctor, then choose...

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Calcium

A huge study in the British Medical Journal, and another study by the Women’s Health Institute suggest the common practice of doctors regularly imploring women over age 50 to take  more calcium to reduce their risk of osteoporosis and hip fractures may not do much good and can actually cause other health problems. So before you start supplementing with calcium do more research and remember:...

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Meal Replacements & Organic & Grocery Store Processed Foods

If you’ve been reading and hearing a lot about organic foods and processed foods, you may be wondering where Meal Replacements like we use fit in with your healthy eating plan. Meal Replacements are not organic – does that mean they’re not healthy? Will eating organic make you lose more weight? Read on for some clarity on the issue. First things first Compared to the health risks of...

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