‘Women’s Health’

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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The Binge Eating Diaries: To Eat… or Sleep? That Was The Question

By Jacki Monaco

Jacki’s back with a few good questions. And answers to boot. To eat or sleep? …That was the question. It was my night off with my partner and we had made glorious plans to watch movies, savor our precious time together, and veg out. Just the two of us. I had been looking forward to that night all week! It’s not […] Read more »

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6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Weight

By Lori Wright, CPT

When I began my yoga journey seven years ago, I must admit that I had these fantasies of looking “like a yoga instructor.”  You know – the ones with the slim bodies and long arms and legs that seem to stretch on for miles? Well, it didn’t take long for reality to set in for this 5’ 1” athletic-built girl […] 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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