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Weight Loss as a Family Affair

Weight Loss as a Family Affair

Obesity is often a lifelong cycle, and breaking free from it can be a challenge. Children who grow up in homes with overweight or obese parents are more likely to struggle with excess weight as adults. Those who are overweight as children are more likely to struggle with obesity well into adulthood.


Weight Loss and Wellness at the Workplace

Weight Loss and Wellness at the Workplace

Your workplace likely plays a pretty major role in your life. After considering the time you spend getting ready for work, your commute, and then the hours at the office followed by an evening of paperwork that made its way home with you, it may not be surprising for you to learn that the majority of Americans spend more time working than they do sleeping.


The Trouble with Nighttime Eating

The Trouble with Nighttime Eating

As the night continues and you grow more tired with each passing episode of late-night TV, maintaining a high level of will and motivation to stick with healthy habits becomes harder and harder. During your medical weight loss program, don’t let late-night hunger undo the progress you made during the day.


Resources for Weight Loss Support

Resources for Weight Loss Support

Everyone needs support in some form. During your medical weight loss program, seek people in your social network who can act as a strong source of support. Having a good support network is associated with greater weight loss outcomes and reduced stress levels.


Acupuncture Relieves Office-Based Stress

Acupuncture Relieves Office-Based Stress

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing practice that uses small needles to generate energy flow throughout the body. The needles target specific areas of the body that are associated with nerves, connective tissues and muscles. Regular use of acupuncture is associated with pain relief, reduced muscular tension and stress relief.