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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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How I Managed to Eat Healthy During The Holidays

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

When I used to struggle with eating and my weight, the holidays were a tough time. (Well, they’re not always easy now, but eating and weight struggles have nothing to do with that!) How I Used To ‘Prepare’ Myself For Holiday Parties I love parties, but ahead of time, I’d set myself up for problems by restricting food and focusing […] Read more »

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Why is it so HARD to Lose Weight? Here’s Why…

By Robyn Priebe

Maybe You Don’t Need To Lose Weight Before you say, “What??  This girl’s nuts!” just hear me out.  First of all, how do you know what is a healthy weight for you?  Do you base it on a BMI chart, recommendations from your doctor, your weight in college, what your best friend weighs???  The way I determine a healthy weight is […] Read more »

Oh No, She Didn’t: Fat Shaming Kids on Halloween

By Lisa Christie

My Facebook newsfeed was blowing up yesterday with pictures of my friends’ kids all decked out for Halloween. Little Orphan Annies, dinosaurs, Spidermans, fairies and scary grim reapers… they all looked so excited. Then, I saw something truly terrifying. Even terrifying for Halloween. A story about a North Dakota woman who has said she’ll be handing out a letter to […] Read more »

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