• SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
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    If they can do it, you can do it.

    If they can do it, you can do it.

    That’s the premise behind this monthly feature: Real Life Health Heroes. Each month, we shine the spotlight on WHS patients who, with a guidance and support from health coaching at the WHS Wellness Center, have come unstuck on their journey to better health and weight loss. Elise R.: 17 pounds lighter, athletic and toned This
    • AUGUST 30, 2017
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    Getting Out of Your Own Way

    Getting Out of Your Own Way

    Everybody and every body is different and complex in response to efforts to change. Myriad factors influence our success in weight loss and reaching a state of whole-health, but the most important factor is our mindset. We want to shed pounds quickly so it’s common to feel frustrated and defeated when the diet-of-the-week or expensive
    • AUGUST 24, 2017
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    Portion Distortion

    Portion Distortion

    Portion control is the single most important factor in maintaining a healthy weight. As portions in restaurants have become larger over time, not only has obesity become an epidemic, but our everyday reference point for what constitutes a serving of food has become skewed as well. Being a habitual reader of nutrition labels is a
    • AUGUST 14, 2017
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    Extreme States

    Extreme States

    The headlines clamor for our attention: I lost 30 pounds in two weeks on a juice-only cleanse! Bariatric surgery and I’m five dress sizes smaller in 4 months! I did planks every day for a month and lost 5 inches from my waist! While the results we get from pushing ourselves into extreme states with
    • AUGUST 10, 2017
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    Success Story Spotlight

    Success Story Spotlight

    “That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” - - Abraham Lincoln If they can do it, you can do it. That’s the premise behind our new monthly feature: Real Life Health Heroes. We shine a spotlight on people who, with a little help from their friends
    • AUGUST 5, 2017
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    Tune-in To Your Hunger

    Tune-in To Your Hunger

    "You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."~ Yogi Berra One of the most effective weight loss strategies is relearning how to tap into how hungry you really are or how full you really feel. Babies are very tuned-in ~ they eat when they're hungry and they