‘Healthy Living’

Healthy Weight Week 2015 Starts Monday!

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Hang on to your hats, folks. It’s Healthy Weight Week next week! Okay, maybe we’re a little more excited than you are at this point. But we’ve been working on this for a while now and are excited with all we’ve got to share. About Healthy Weight Week If you’re not familiar with Healthy Weight Week, this is its 22nd […] Read more »

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Why is Weight Watchers Covered by Health Insurance?

By Erin Risius, MA

I recently found out that health insurance covers Weight Watchers. What the…? ‘Health’ insurance covers a diet?! Diets have very little to do with health and so it’s the message that this sends that bothers me because it says that this diet is ‘reasonable and necessary’ per health insurance standards. But dieting behavior is one of the primary contributors to […] Read more »

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Weight Loss Diet Schemes Don’t Work! Especially These

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

So we’re getting it a little backwards, announcing the winners of the Slim Chance Awards 2015 last Friday before we announce the nominees today. Hey, you gotta find your fun somewhere and with a subject like this, it’s pretty hard sometimes. Dieting is a serious business to the tune of $65 billion a year with untold damage to people’s health and […] Read more »

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Holiday Musings: Learning from Overindulgence

By Beth Turchi

Beth is back with a story that many of us might relate to, especially during this time of year. I got drunk. Not “slightly inebriated” or “in my cups” but “three sheets to the wind”.  Well, maybe only two but I was certainly feeling no pain. Last Tuesday night I hosted (thank goodness, no drinking and driving) the annual Christmas […] Read more »

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Healthy Living on the Road: It’s Not About Perfection

By Beth Turchi

We’ve all been there — we’re going along in the direction we want to go, then life happens. In today’s post, Beth tells us how she turned a common challenge for weight-worried women into a learning opportunity. It’s all good! Why Perfection Sabotages Your Health Efforts I haven’t been posting recently because I was driving across the country with my 22-year-old daughter, from Philadelphia […] Read more »

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