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Pregnancy and the Cycle of Obesity

54% of women aged 20-39 are overweight or obese. Pregnancy obesity is associated with numerous complications for baby and mother including: 40-100% increased risk of stillbirth, depending on the severity of overweight/obesity Higher risk of preterm birth and preterm rupture of membranes Increased risk of maternal diabetes, high blood pressure, and pre-eclampsia. Higher risk for [...]


Sustainable Weight Loss – Introduction

"Simple Math Program" Mindful Eating Long View One of the most effective ways to reduce your health care costs is to maintain a healthy weight throughout life. People who want to lose weight often try any and every "diet", lose weight, gain it back, and give up in frustration. You can become so intimidated by [...]


Sustainable Weight Loss – Part 3:
The Long View

Now you understand the "simple math" program and the three P's of mindful eating, how do we put the "sustained" into weight loss? What are the rewards for sustained weight loss? More energy Enhanced self esteem Significant health care cost savings Better wardrobe to choose from (you can stride right past that XXL rack in [...]


Sustainable Weight Loss – Part 2:
Mindful Eating

Planning Portion Control Possibilities and Parties Essential to sustainable weight loss is a sustainable eating program. This can be attained through the three P's of Mindful Eating Planning can consist of making a detailed meal plan that adheres to whichever diet you feel works for you; or you can create a list of food options [...]


Sustainable Weight Loss – Part 1:
Simple Math

"Simple Math Program" Mindful Eating Long View I realized in the post on reducing your health care costs I advised you under #4 to control your weight, but didn't give you any concrete tools to do so. So here they are in today's posts "Sustainable Weight Loss: Parts 1-4" You've tried "South Beach", the "Blood [...]


Reduce Urine Leakage by 50% With an 8% Weight Loss

A study reported in the January 29, 2009 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) reported overweight women who reduced their body weight by 8% over a 6 month period cut the frequency of their incontinence episodes by at least half, compared to a control group who did not lose a significant amount [...]