Do diets leave you feeling run-down or deprived?

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Sadly, when thinking about going on a diet, many people just focus on feeling deprived. With a focus on this negative feeling, it is not surprising why so many people quit their diets. They are not able to “see” the benefits that weight loss brings. Here is a link to a recent article I wrote The synergy in obesity and cancer. … Read More

Body Weight: The Fifth Vital Sign

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There is so much focus on the four vital signs: body temperature, pulse, respiratory rate, and blood pressure. Yet when going to your doctor’s appointment, the first thing they check before the OTHER vital signs, is your body weight. It would seem to me that it is pretty important – being underweight or overweight is directly related to changes happening … Read More