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Reflecting on Your Weight Loss Journey

Posted on 12/15/2016

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It’s almost the end of the year, and a great time to do some reflecting. Were you one of the millions of Americans that vowed to lose weight and get healthier in 2016? If you succeeded, wonderful! And if you didn’t, then now is the perfect time to do some reflecting in order to change the outcome in 2017.

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The Power of Positive Thinking

Posted on 12/14/2016

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You are either one type of person or the other in life. An optimist or pessimist. Do you see the glass as half full or half empty? Turns out, your answer can have a great impact on your health and mortality according to new research from Harvard.

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Training Yourself to Eat Healthier

Posted on 12/8/2016

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Food cravings, we all have them. They are very, very common. So, how about learning to live with them without gaining weight?

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Healthy Holiday Tips

Posted on 12/6/2016

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Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek is sharing a few quick, simple, easy tips to help you be your healthiest this holiday season in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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Foods to Chase Winter Blues Away

Posted on 12/1/2016

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Do the winter blues have you down? Many people do and tend to eat more calories during these months, as a result of turning to comfort food. There are better and healthier ways to turn those frowns upside down however. Comfort food may be a very short-term solution to some mild winter blues, but picking the right foods may have longer lasting results.

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Seattle Sutton’s Success Story: Jan Wilke

Posted on 11/29/2016

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You may have read about a wonderful woman named Jan Wilke who lost more than half her body weight while on Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating (SSHE) meals. If not, then you ought to know Jan. She’s a remarkable woman who after 60-plus years decided enough was enough. She was tired of yo-yo fad diets and wanted to live a

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Getting More Energy During the Winter Months

Posted on 11/23/2016

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For me, winter means hibernation, comfy clothes and comfort food! It's cold and the days are shorter, putting a drain on our drive and energy. This can easily translate to putting on some extra pounds during winter, but it doesn't have to. Instead, look to your diet as a way to create more energy to counter the typical winter weight gain.

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Starting Your Post Thanksgiving Diet

Posted on 11/17/2016

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It’s not easy to eat healthy, or even maintain weight, while the holidays are upon us. This is why so many people get their healthy eating back on track once Thanksgiving has passed. Below are some tips for sticking with a healthy lifestyle this month and beyond.

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Seattle Sutton’s List of Things to Be Thankful For

Posted on 11/15/2016

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I wanted to take time to reflect on all the things I’m thankful for this year. It’s not about material possessions, no, it’s about health, family, friends and freedom that top my list.

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Eating Right with Diabetes

Posted on 11/10/2016

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Diabetes is a disorder where the body has difficulty controlling the amount of sugar in the bloodstream. Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90-95 percent of all cases, typically develops later in life and is associated with weight gain (especially around the waist) and an unhealthy diet. However, younger people are now more likely to develop it because of the high rate of obesity.

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