Wellness Series: Stop The ‘Goal Weight’ Madness

People often think they want to lose weight, when in reality what they want is to enjoy their lives more. They want to live life to the fullest. And many people believe their weight is keeping them from doing this.

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New Theme Park Healthy Food Options Widely Accepted

Are you and your family headed out to Disney World for spring break this year? You might be (pleasantly) surprised to find some new, healthier sides and beverages with your kids’ meals at each of the 145 restaurants throughout the theme park.

This change to the kid’s meal doesn’t increase the purchase price – only what’s provided within it. By default, the french fry sides have been replaced by fruits or vegetables and sodas have been replaced with low-fat milk or water.

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Where Do We Start To Overcome Obesity?

Dr. James Hill recaps his talk on Obesity from the AHA Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention – Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism (EPI NPAM) Meeting in 2014.

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Sound Bites Podcast: Transformational Weight Loss: What you Really Need to Know About Exercise

Sound Bites Podcast 24: Transformational Weight Loss: What you Really Need to Know About Exercise, James O. HillMelissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE, nationally recognized food and nutrition expert, channels more than 20 years of experience into her blogs and podcasts. As one of the country’s foremost experts in weight loss, James O. Hill, Ph.D., was recently invited to participate in one of her podcasts on “Transformational Weight Loss: What you Really Need to Know About Exercise.”

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10 Tips to Lose Weight, and Keep It Off

10 Tips to Lose Weight & Keep It Off, by Dr. James Hill

Tis the season when many people decide it’s time to lose that extra weight once and for all. The reality is, however, that while most will lose some weight, very few will keep it off.

Here are 10 tips for long-term success based on decades of work with people who have been successful in keeping extra weight off. While diet and exercise are important, it is also critical that you approach weight loss in the right way. Keeping weight off takes hard work – but it is worth it.

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