• NOVEMBER 11, 2017
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    Eating fat doesn’t make us fat

    Eating fat doesn’t make us fat

    Eating fat doesn’t make us fat. Only imbalances between caloric expenditure and intake does that. But we need to pay attention to the type of fat we eat as it has a big impact on our health—especially our hearts and brains. It is important to note that all fats are 9 calories per gram—the most
    • OCTOBER 26, 2017
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    Real Life Health Heroes

    Real Life Health Heroes

    If they can do it, you can do it. We often shine the spotlight on people who, with a little help from their friends at WHS Wellness Center Health Coaching, have come unstuck on their journey to better health and sustainable weight loss. Please read beyond the headline and impressive photo transformation to gain inspiration
    • OCTOBER 26, 2017
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    No Time for Exercise

    No Time for Exercise

    The top reason people site for not exercising is lack of time. We are busy with the demands of home, work, and family so it’s easy to let exercise slip to the bottom of our to-do list. Our modern day conveniences (cars, remote controls, elevators, etc.) and sedentary jobs compound our challenges to be active.
    • OCTOBER 10, 2017
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    Navigating Holiday Weight Gain

    Navigating Holiday Weight Gain

    It seems like our appetites go up and our metabolism goes down as soon as the weather gets colder. Is it because our bodies go into “winter storage mode” or because we crave comfort foods as we hunker down by the fire? Perhaps because we wear more clothes, we care a bit less about extra
    • SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
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    Circadian Rhythm of Weight Loss

    Circadian Rhythm of Weight Loss

    "I'll eat some breakfast, then change the world." ~ Hairspray The axiom of "eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper" has strong research validity. Our bodies function around a circadian rhythm, a kind of master clock that regulates hormones, calorie burn, and perception of appetite over a 24
    • 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