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After Holiday Weight Gain Blues

Travel and Food Go Together – Pacing oneself is the challenge. Last updated 22 Jan 19, by Marc Woodard Another year has gone by with all the Holiday decor and cheer with it. I understand some of you had a tough time with the food choices and amount that you consumed; and last year’s weight loss resolution didn’t work out so well. With that being said, should I dare say some of you are not only (more…)

“FDA Bans Hydrogenated Trans Fats”

Be sure to eat healthy and get your daily walk exercise on. It does a body good. Updated:  14 Nov 2018, Marc Woodard In order to understand how unhealthy Trans Fats are it is necessary to first define and relate to them and how this unhealthy fat got into our food in the first place.  And why the FDA agrees it’s not fit for human consumption. Hydrogenated Trans fats were invented in the 1890s.  What took the FDA so long to put a ban (more…)

The Thyroid a Powerful Weight Regulating Gland

Updated 22 September 2018 The thyroid is a small gland in the neck no bigger than a buckeye butterfly.  But this glands hormone also influences other hormone producing glands which have much to do with our weight and other important metabolic interactions and bodily functions.  Just because these glands are small, does not mean they are insignificant. Walk More to Burn Additional Calories It is seen through patient and animal research that hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid (more…)

Control Diabetes & Lose Weight Naturally

Visit COOL-places that motivate you to walk more. Last Updated:  20 January 2018 A good way to manage diabetes and lose weight safely is to understand the connection between the different types of carbohydrate foods consumed…  And the effects unhealthy food choice has on blood sugar levels can lead to illness and disease. Learn how to select healthier food choices listed in a Glycemic Index (GI).  When applying this knowledge consistently – helps to maintain (more…)

Enjoy Holiday Meals Without Weight Gain or Guilt

Annual Tree Lighting Event at Liberty Park, Tigard OR Updated, 20 November 2017 I can’t believe how fast the end of year Holidays roll upon us.  And for some it can be a stressful time.  Especially if you’ve had a hard time managing body weight. I have an 8-Tip Meal Plan strategy that may help you avoid weight gain during the Holidays.  Yet allow you to have your cake and eat it too. This 8-tip strategy has (more…)

Restaurant and Grocery Foods Healthy?

The oysters, gumbo shrimp and appetizers seem healthy enough. But its the soup stock, frying technique, dips and sauces one should be suspect as overly fattening and chucked full of  food chemicals. Updated: 23 October 2017 When is the last time you ordered your favorite restaurant meal, big gulp – diet drink, breakfast sandwich, burger or pizza, etc. Then felt like you wanted more and doubled down in one sitting.  Then repeated the same food (more…)

Natural Weight Loss Secrets Revealed

Is this the secret to safe weight loss?  The answers may surprise you. Updated 22 February 2017, Marc Woodard It seems as we age and for many body fat seems to increase each year. And with that being said, a commitment to improve eating and exercise habits seem to fail miserably each year. We tell ourselves we’re going to get serious this time and lose that excess body weight once and for all.  However for many it is thought easier said than done. But you can easily (more…)

Back Pain Relief Wisdom

Don’t let back pain prevent you from exploration and activities you enjoy. Last Updated:  24 Jan 2016 The most common muscular skeletal weight bearing pain typically occur within the lower back for many.  Whereas soft tissue and bone, or musculoskeletal tissue becomes compromised.  Which include nerves, cartilage, disc, ligaments and tendons where localized swelling, soreness and aggravating and radiating pain occur. Human studies and statistics have shown low back pain will account for more sick leave and (more…)