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Calories count, but counting calories? Part 2 [Infographic]

By Coach Dean / November 27, 2017

Part ​2: Calories ​OutCompiled by Dean Carlson, Pn2. Infographic created by John Berardi Ph.D. and Helen Kollias Ph.D. ​In Part 1, we talked about how “calorie math” doesn’t always add up. This article looks at why accurate counting can be so complicated, and gives 4 reasons why daily activity tracking and trying to count the […]

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Handling the Holidays – At the Office

By Coach Nancy / November 21, 2017

It’s not the food that makes the holidays, it’s the memories you make. And those calories are coming from everywhere! But no where seems worse than the place we spend the majority of our day. The office.There’s clients, reps, patients, and business associates who send or bring in all sorts of goodies. There’s the staff office parties […]

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Handling the Holidays- At Home

By Coach Nancy / November 20, 2017

Sticking with our Handling the Holidays theme… I’m back at it with today’s topic: Too many calories. I’ve heard more than one person complain of all the sweets and baked goods that are around this time of year. And unless you plan on checking yourself into a spa for the next two weeks, it’s hard to avoid. […]

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Handling the Holidays- The Appetizers

By Coach Nancy / November 17, 2017

We’re kicking off our Thanksgiving suggestions very fittingly — with the dish people think of first, appetizers. As if Thanksgiving doesn’t have enough calories associated with the dinner alone, we always start it off with hors d’oeuvres or what my friend’s toddler calls, HAPPYtizers. Now these can play a critical role, especially if there are hours between […]

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Handling the Holidays – The Stress

By Coach Nancy / November 16, 2017

On Thanksgiving, do you eat and eat and eat and eat, because it is there? Do you leave the meal feeling stuffed and guilty for overindulging again?Or ​On Thanksgiving, do you feel deprived, hungry, pick at only a few food items, watch as everyone else gets to eat what they want? Are these your only options?This […]

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Calories count, but counting calories? Part 1 [Infographic]

By Coach Dean / November 13, 2017

Part 1: Calories InCompiled by Dean Carlson, Pn2. Infographic created by John Berardi Ph.D. and Helen Kollias Ph.D. Most of us go down the “calorie counting” path at least once in our efforts to lose weight. After all, everybody knows “calories in – calories out” is the key to weight loss success, right? But is […]

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The untapped fat loss secret: Sleep [Infographic]

By Coach Dean / November 2, 2017

by Dean Carlson, Pn2 You are exercising regularly, your nutrition habits are improving, but you STILL aren’t making the progress you think you should be. So frustrating! Here’s a question that might clue us in. How is your sleep? If you aren’t sleeping well or enough, we might be on to something. Here’s how to tap […]

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The real cost of getting and staying lean [Infographic]

By Coach Dean / November 2, 2017

Is It Worth The Trade-Off? It’s Your Choice.by Dean Carlson, Pn2We have a picture in our head of the “ideal body”. But are the pictures in the magazines a realistic picture of what is achievable? Do you have to look like superman or a supermodel to be healthy? And at what cost?Regardless of your goals, […]