Food: Why The Best Weight Loss Strategy Starts With Understanding Metabolism (2 of 3)

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In our first article of this series we talked about how we can relate our weight loss goals to a journey – like a road trip – and how to be successful we must to know about our …

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Why The Best Weight Loss Strategy Starts With Understanding Metabolism (1 of 3)

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Have you ever taken a really long road trip that took more than one tank of gas?  Perhaps to visit your relatives for the holidays or to see something scenic like the Grand Canyon.

How did you prepare …

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Does Your Doctor Have A Weight Bias?

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Have you seen this article: Doctors and nurses’ weight biases harm overweight patients ?

THE FACTS

1.  6% of moderately overweight people experience bias due to their size
2.  13% of obese people experience bias
3.  40% of …

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“Don’t Be An OxyMoron”

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Folks have been asking me to “serve a little taste” of the memoir.  I’m not sure what sequence this chapter will end up in, but for now this is the beginning, and rough draft, of Chapter 2.

Be …

Obesity Tax? Hey Lawmakers: It’s The Food, Stupid!

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Are you up to date on the latest obesity policies suggested by our lawmakers?  I definitely wasn’t until I read an article in my local paper.  Having had a personal background with childhood obesity, I couldn’t help but …

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TUNA BREATH: Table of Contents

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Here’s a sneak peek of where the memoir is heading.  The period covers 1985 to 2006, or so, but TB is more than just a chronicle of events.  Each chapter includes (real) characters, description of scenes, and dialogue …

Obesity–what is that anyway? What If I’m just Big Boned?

Actually, “Obesity” was my best friend in the 1980’s…

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I never considered myself to be obese until the Mayo Clinic told me I was.  Here’s what they say about it:

“Obesity is defined as having an excessive amount …

Doug Pedersen – Welcome To My Blog

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Many of you “first readers” are my dear family and friends that know me, or at least know part of me, very well.  So, I truly appreciate those of you that have listened …