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FRUIT AND WEIGHT LOSS, YAY! 🫐🍓🫐🍓

OK, soapbox time! One of our biggest pet peeves as weight management providers is when patients tell us they can't eat fruit because of "all the carbs." Yet, when we look at their food log, they have chips, pasta, crackers, and on and on.

What has the marketing giant done to us? We have vilified...

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Mom's on the Go! Top 5 Tips to Limit Overeating in the Car

By Karli Alderson MD, Diplomat, American Board of Obesity Medicine

Every weight loss program says that you shouldn't eat in front of screens, but let's talk about the screen that few recognize...the car window --WHAT??

We snarf in calories in the car: meals, soda (lots and...

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Why You Need to Get Uncomfortable to Lose Weight...

By Karli Alderson MD, Diplomat, American Board of Obesity Medicine

Let's get uncomfortable!

Let me clarify.  I am NOT talking about physical discomfort. This mantra is all about putting yourself out there, trying new things, being ok with reaching beyond your comfort zone with your...

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3 Protein Bars We Love for Weight Loss

By Stephanie Sisk APRN, Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management

We love protein! If you haven't jumped on the protein bandwagon yet, protein helps to suppress your ghrelin or "hunger hormone". At Prevail, this is why we focus on eating protein with every snack and meal to help and...

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17 Ways to Combat Stress Eating!

By Stephanie Sisk APRN, Certified Specialists in Obesity and Weight Management.

I’m going to say something that might surprise you. 

It’s okay to cope with food. 

We all know food is comforting. That’s why they call them “comfort foods”. If you’re...

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5 Reasons your Weight Loss has Slowed Down healthy weight loss metabolic issues slow weight loss
By Karli Alderson MD, Diplomat, American Board of Obesity Medicine
 
So many times you start on Day 0 of your new diet with excitement and motivation.  And, the first few days are good.  Yes, it was a struggle and perhaps you sat out on a meal or two because it wasn't...
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