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7 hidden causes of weight gain

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 2018

Most people would agree that losing weight is no easy task. It takes long-term commitment and dedication to lose excess pounds and keep them off. A big part of this effort involves eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise. But sometimes, you may find that weight loss just isn’t happening, even though you’re working hard to be as healthy as possible. In some cases, people may have a hard time losing weight despite a healthy …

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Can essential oils help you lose weight?

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 27th, 2018

Essential oils are a popular remedy for curing ailments such as headaches and congestion. Did you know they may even be able to help you lose weight? Research indicates that essential oils can influence several processes throughout the body that are related to weight, such as hunger, stress, and energy levels. Although essential oils don’t necessary promote weight loss directly, by helping to improve your overall well-being in these areas, they can promote healthy habits …

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7 foods that will help you lose weight over the holidays

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

Holiday weight loss can seem impossible. But there are foods that will help you lose weight, not gain it during the holiday season.  Americans gain one pound between Thanksgiving and Christmas, according to research on holiday weight gain. While one pound may not seem like much, that one pound can easily turn into several more when you develop the habit of indulging and overeating.  You can ramp up your intake of fat-burning foods during the …

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How long does it really take to lose 10 pounds?

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC November 5th, 20180 Comments

Weight-loss experts say that aiming to lose between one and two pounds of excess weight per week is a good average weight loss. But no two people are alike when it comes to weight loss. How long does it really take to lose 10 pounds? There are hundreds of factors that can determine how quickly someone can lose weight — such as the number of hours of sleep they receive on average, and whether they …

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How to stop yo-yo dieting

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 31st, 20180 Comments

Yo-yo dieting is common among those struggling to lose excess pounds, and can be highly disappointing and frustrating when you’re constantly dealing with weight-loss ups and downs. Dieting often requires lots of discipline and hard work, and is essential to improving your health and losing weight. But if you start viewing healthy eating and your “diet” as a permanent way of life and not as a temporary fix, you’ll be on your way to achieving …

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How to get rid of belly fat

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC September 2nd, 20180 Comments

People with normal body weight are at risk for health complications if they have excess visceral belly fat. Of all the places on your body to have excess fat, the fat in your abdominal region offers the most serious health risks. Belly fat has been linked to heart disease, dementia, various forms of cancer, and other major health problems. Eliminating belly fat not only boosts your confidence and enhances the appearance of your midsection, but improves …

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Easy ways to boost your metabolism

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 20180 Comments

Do you have a slow metabolism? Have you always been one of those people who gain weight just by looking at chocolate cake? While your metabolism is partially controlled by genetics, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s completely out of your control. Certain diet and lifestyle changes can help you speed up your metabolism so that you can burn more calories and lose weight faster. Try some of these easy tips to get your metabolism running …