| Posted On Oct 25, 2011 | By:

Lighten Up – It’s the Holidays!

Almost anyone who battles with their weight or tries to eat healthfully can agree that the fast-approaching holiday feasting season presents many challenges.  Whether you count calories or carbs, it’s easy to slip up during the holidays, which for many of us starts when those bags of “fun-size” candy appear in the grocery stores in early October, and ends after the Valentine’s Day chocolates are eaten.

While statistics on holiday weight gain vary,

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| Posted On Oct 20, 2011 | By:

Breast Cancer Support and Resources

October is widely known as breast cancer awareness month, a focal moment to increase women’s awareness that they should have a clinical breast exam and mammogram every 1-2 years depending on their age and family history. 

It is also a time to focus on those who have breast cancer, celebrating survivors, remembering those we have lost, and supporting those living with breast cancer.  A diagnosis of breast cancer can be overwhelming,

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| Posted On Oct 13, 2011 | By:

Making Peace with Anxiety

Anxiety has a bad reputation. Many of us fear it and take steps to avoid the dreaded sensations that generally accompany it: increased heart rate, sweating, upset stomach, dizziness, and nervousness, all of which lead to a general sense of discomfort. If these symptoms persist for at least six months with feelings of worry and apprehension almost every day, this can be a more serious level of anxiety and is often diagnosed as an anxiety disorder.

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| Posted On Oct 12, 2011 | By:

Lose More Weight By Volumizing Your Meals

Has your weight loss diet ever gone like this: 

Breakfast: 1 low fat muffin, coffee with equal and skim milk;
Lunch: salad with lite dressing and 3 croutons;
2:00 Snack: 15 pretzels, half a banana;
3:00 Snack:  small bag of chips and 15 more pretzels, other half banana;
4:00 Snack: half of a package of Oreos with a quart of ice cream and a can of cashews;
Dinner: an order of chicken fingers with an order of sweet and sour chicken,

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