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How to set and achieve better weight-loss goals

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 28th, 2018

When it comes to setting and achieving weight-loss goals, one of the most important things to remember is to make them realistic. Weight loss is no different — it takes planning, commitment, and time, especially if you need to identify and resolve any underlying health issues that may be contributing to weight gain. Experts tend to agree that two pounds per week is a safe and realistic rate of weight loss (although you may experience …

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From the doc: Pair up for success

In Dr. Jay Garcia MD, Weight Loss by Jay J. Garcia M.D. September 1st, 20180 Comments

Friends are great for lots of reasons: support, stress relief, camaraderie. Did you know they can also improve your chances of losing weight and keeping it off?  People who start a weight-loss program with a friend are more likely to be successful! A study at the University of Pennsylvania has shown that those embarking on a weight-loss program with friends completed the program 95% of the time, compared to just 76% of people who started …