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The Ultimate Guide to What Probiotics Are Supposed to Do for Health + Weight Loss

Have you been told that probiotics will help you?  Just like anti-biotics are effective treatments for specific diseases and illnesses, each larger group of pro-biotics and their smaller groups of strains have clinically proven purposes for health, disease prevention, and even weight loss. Probiotics + Weight Loss Goal = Success! The connection between the gut… Read More The Ultimate Guide to What Probiotics Are Supposed to Do for Health + Weight Loss

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Healthy Gut, Healthier Life

Start accomplishing your weight loss and life goals by improving the health of your microbiome. While a real food lifestyle is key to health and manageable weight loss, there are significant lifestyle and environmental factors that work against most people’s timeline for healthy weight loss. Depleted soil, food additives, chemical toxins sprayed on foods, and… Read More Healthy Gut, Healthier Life

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How Your Personality and Thinking Impact Weight Loss

Is this cold, foamy glass of beer half full… or half empty? Do you even like beer? What are your thoughts on consuming alcohol, in general? Got you thinking, didn’t I?! Your knee-jerk response to this photo and then the more thought provoking questions can tell much about your personality and thought patterns. The food… Read More How Your Personality and Thinking Impact Weight Loss

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Improve Your Productivity & Focus Through Diet, Rest, & Exercise

Today’s post is a guest post by Amanda VanDeWege of ResetYourWeightBasics.com. She is an avid reader of non-fiction, making connections between “genres” of fields of study and applying them to life in every way possible. She is currently fascinated with nutrition-based weight loss…with the brain in mind. She is also the author of Writing…With the Brain… Read More Improve Your Productivity & Focus Through Diet, Rest, & Exercise

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5 Ways to Manage Your Health Goals

Life is complex, and adding focused, healthy goals can make daily life more stressful. Here’s 5 ways to maximize the small steps toward accomplishing your big goal of a healthy weight lifestyle. 1. Keep It Simple Eliminate, cleanse, remove guilt. It’s not about perfection but the daily focus on what helps you Click To Tweet… Read More 5 Ways to Manage Your Health Goals

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3 Actions To Combat Stress and Exhaustion When There’s No End In Sight

Need Some R & R (Rest and Relaxation) But Instead You have S & S (Sleeplessness and Stress)? I’ve talked with countless people (myself one of them) who really want to make weight loss “happen” for them. BUT-and there’s always a disclaimer phrase that follows: “I can’t change X in my life right now. It’s… Read More 3 Actions To Combat Stress and Exhaustion When There’s No End In Sight

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What Determines a Healthy Body Weight?

With clothing companies “renaming” sizes on jeans… a number size isn’t going accurately define weight. Let’s be honest and fair: a “healthy” weight has to be individualized, found within the doctor’s guidelines for height, gender, and age. But is that it? So what are the variables and parameters that should be used to determine a… Read More What Determines a Healthy Body Weight?

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Food Needs To Be Tasty For Weight Loss

Being a Sloppy Eater I realized tonight as I sat completely full and satisfied from an incredibly tasty, well balanced, and healthy dinner that my own “sloppy” approach to my personal weight loss is less about my ability and more about taste. Come to find out that I’m not the only one who succumbs to… Read More Food Needs To Be Tasty For Weight Loss

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Making Healthy Choices for Both Fat and Weight Loss

Food. For those of us who struggle to permanently lose excess fat and body weight and battle against cyclical food cravings, the struggle to find emotional balance and “the perfect food” goes deeper than willpower. There are Biological Factors that Influence Food Choices Studies into behavior reveal a subset of met or unmet criteria that… Read More Making Healthy Choices for Both Fat and Weight Loss

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Weight Loss Strategies: Challenges and Lifestyles

Strategize For Your Reward When it comes to the decision to commit to losing weight, you are really determining if the reward is greater than the need.   If you are still searching for help to reach your optimal weight through online resources (and reading this post), then you will benefit from the simple basics of Reset… Read More Weight Loss Strategies: Challenges and Lifestyles

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What Your Food Says About Behavior: The Gut-Brain Connection Explained

Planned Behaviors When I followed the GAPS diet for losing over 25 pounds and maintained for over 1.5 years, I was simply following a plan that was very restrictive. I learned within the first 3 days that you did not deviate from the plan.  And so I didn’t because it caused excruciating and debilitating physical… Read More What Your Food Says About Behavior: The Gut-Brain Connection Explained

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The Real Food Path to a Healthy Weight Lifestyle

The Weight of Food Choices Do you want to experience the freedom from the cravings and obsessive eating of food, especially refined and processed sugary foods?  I’ve been there and you are not imagining the pull and misery caused by such foods. Take a breath and relax, knowing that there’s hope and it doesn’t involve… Read More The Real Food Path to a Healthy Weight Lifestyle

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Sugar Sucks The Life Out of You (and What To Do About It)

The Weight of Sugar I’m not going to sugar coat it: this past week I’ve joyfully consumed sugary foods, and I don’t mean the real stuff like fruit.  It’s kicked my butt (and added to it, I’m sure). It wasn’t in the heat of the moment, either; it was pre-meditated.  With the bone broth and… Read More Sugar Sucks The Life Out of You (and What To Do About It)