• SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
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    Weekly Wellness ~ Know Your Why

    Weekly Wellness ~ Know Your Why

    An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and spend $33 billion on weight-loss products. Yet nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. There are many reasons for this disconnect, but one of the most fundamental is the emphasis on "what and how" and not on "why." Wellness/health companies can offer
    • 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 permanent weight loss. Elise R.: 17 pounds lighter, athletic and toned
    • 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