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Seven Steps You can Take to Stop Making Negative Assumptions

Studies show that negative body image and negative body talk have been linked to low body self-esteem, body dissatisfaction, drive for thinness, body-related cognitive distortions, disordered eating, and depression.  Self-acceptance and positive body talk is related to body satisfaction, self-esteem, and positive body image. Lauren Fabrizio, MPS, ART-BC, LCAT, a Creative Arts Therapist, shares how we…

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American Heart Month Week 4: Prevention

The Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists uses The AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ as a good way to develop strategies to minimize heart disease risk:  Heart Disease and Diabetes Prevention

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American Heart Month Week 3: Top 5 Questions to ask your Diabetes Care Team

The Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists lists top 5 questions to ask your diabetes care team:  Top 5 Questions

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American Heart Month Week 2: Targets of Care

The Association of Diabetes and Care Specialists gives you the recommended ranges for blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, body mass index (BMI) and physical activity:  Targets of Care

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American Heart Month Week 1: What is the Link between Heart Disease and Diabetes

The Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists shares the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease, including definitions and risk factors:  Heart Disease and Diabetes: What is the Link?

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Every Body is Different

It is important to remember that every body is different.  Our weight is influenced by many factors, including our genetic makeup, family weight history, bone structure, height, and body composition.  Focusing on respecting our body, fueling it with nutritious foods and balanced meals, and enjoying regular physical activity will help you maintain a weight that…

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“To Much Woman”

If you are “too much woman”, BE because you can change the world!  Ev’Yan Whitney eloquently writes: “There she is. . . the “too much” woman. The one who loves too hard, feels too deeply, asks too often, desires too much. There she is taking up too much space, with her laughter, her curves, her…

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Health At Every Size (HAES): What Science Tells Us

There is an assumption that those in larger bodies are inherently unhealthy. Bodies come in all different shapes and sizes.  Our external physical appearance does not translate into our capabilities, health, or lifestyle.  Research shows a strong association between yo-yo dieting or weight fluctuations with hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.  Health at Every Size promotes…

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Tips to Keep Your Family Safe during Coronavirus Outbreak

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Stay Well Stay Safe During Coronavirus

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