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  • Health and Wellness

    What You Should Know Before Deciding to Have Bariatric Surgery

    The risks, benefits and costs to consider Surgery is always serious, so before moving forward with a bariatric procedure, it’s important to understand the costs, potential side effects and other issues that may affect your decision. What are the complications and side effects? For people who are ...

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    How Many Calories Are You Burning in a Day?

    One of the reasons many people have trouble losing weight is that they don’t understand the relationship between food, exercise and calories. Generally, people underestimate how many calories are in food and overestimate how many calories they burn during exercise. This may be a recipe for weight ...

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    How Can I Get My Toddler to Behave?

    It’s not difficult, or uncommon, for parents to fall into a corrective mode with their toddler. In other words, they see their child doing something wrong and immediately spring into action. No doubt, this is often motivated by concerns for the child’s safety, as well as the parents’ sanity, but it ...

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    Putting the Kibosh on Emotional Eating

    Steps to help curb the urge to consume food when stressed They call it comfort food for a reason. Sometimes, when things aren’t going right or stress gets overwhelming, our best source of comfort is food. We know this is a problem. We may even know it as we devour that pint of ice cream. But it can ...

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    Which Medical Problems Cause Weight Gain?

    Is one of these conditions derailing your weight loss efforts? For most people, weight gain has a very simple cause — they eat too much and don’t exercise enough. However, many people suffer from medical conditions that can cause weight gain. There are a variety of diseases that encourage the body ...

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    Can You Lose Weight in Specific Areas of the Body?

    The best approach to losing fat in those stubborn areas If you are happy with your body weight but frustrated with the flabby arms, thighs or tummy — you are not alone. A lot of people feel the same way. Many try to tone up and slim down their problem areas using special machines and gadgets to aid ...

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    What Are Some Good Bedtime Habits to Develop in My Child?

    Depending on the child, bedtime can be a blessing or a curse. Some will hate getting into bed; others will dive for the crib the moment you enter the bedroom. Don’t wait Here is the first rule: don’t wait. If it looks like your baby is tired, it’s time for bed. The last thing you want to do is ...

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    Healthy Ways to Lose Weight for Special Occasions

    You have an event coming up — wedding, reunion, a trip to Maui — so naturally you want to look your best. You may have put on a couple of pounds over the past few months — or years. Now, you want them gone. But you may not have the luxury of time. So what’s the best way to get back to your ideal ...

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    Can Poor Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

    Good rest is fundamental to good health on all levels. Sleep is the body’s opportunity to recharge, repair damage and prepare for the coming day. Without it, our bodies fall out of sync. And our health — including our metabolic health — can be at risk. Poor sleep equals weight gain There have been a ...

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    Why It's So Hard to Maintain Weight Loss

    Losing weight is hard work. It throws us off our routine, forces us into choices we don’t want to make and can sometimes be a little uncomfortable. But the reward is seeing the numbers drop on the scale until we finally achieve that ideal weight. Weight loss challenges Then what? We have to maintain ...