Monthly Archives: January 2017

Obesity and Gum Disease

What’s the connection between being overweight and gum disease? Most research suggests that fat cells produce many chemical signals and hormones that can increase inflammation in the body, decrease the effectiveness of your immune system, and increase your susceptibility to periodontal disease. Other research points to the possible eating habits of overweight [Read more...]

Everything in Moderation? Not Exactly!

We all hear this saying a lot, and perhaps others of us say it a lot.Either way, it’s a common expression most often used as relates to the indulgence (or over-indulgence) of food or drink. The so-called ‘occasional pig-out’ or ‘going off the wagon.’Needless to say, I get asked my opinion on this quite [Read more...]

How You Speak to Yourself Changes Everything

Although written in 2015, I recently came upon an article by Carson Veady, The 10 Keys to Exceeding Expectations and Achieving Results.You can read it for the full narrative/context to each of these points, but each his points assures success to whatever sights we set for ourselves, including of course our weight loss goals. [Read more...]

The Weight Gain Plan or How to Get Fat in Five Easy Steps

I know it’s strange to find a “how to” article focusing on adding fat to your body. You might say that we already know how to do that—since 2/3 of Americans are overweight and 1/3 are clinically obese. You might say we’ve already mastered this topic! I want to challenge that assumption. I think [Read more...]

Mind Your Own Business in 2017

Anotheryear has come to a close. In our personal lives, this is the time when we reflect on the year that has just ended: The things we did, the places we went, the people we met; the good things we’ll always remember, the bad things we hope to forget; the things we are [Read more...]