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Jeff Mason

More Thyroid Misinformation…

by Leisa on November 8, 2009

Mary Shomon – thyroid.about.com: Jeff Mason, who runs a health care system in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, exemplifies the typical uninformed attitude about thyroid disease and the connection to weight loss, in his guest article at the Green Bay Press Gazette, titled “Pay For Nature – Not Nurture” Mason asserts that “The reality is
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Raw Food Trucker Loses Weight!

by Leisa on October 25, 2009

This guy is just so awesome! Whoever thinks that raw & living foods are just for kitten-kissing, long-haired hippies making love-beads on some commune…think again! Here’s a truck-driving “regular guy” who’s discovered the power of it…and is reinventing his life, his body, and his health in the most inspiring way! Here he is introducing his
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Was This Gastric Band Really Needed?

by Leisa on August 17, 2009

Gaynor Curtis, 49, has struggled with her weight all her life. In January 2005, she underwent a gastric band operation. She lost over seven stone, but suffered complications and nearly died on two separate occasions. Yet Gaynor has no regrets. Here, the receptionist, who lives in Milton Keynes with her husband Tony, 54, an engineer,
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Aussies Hit By Obesity Epidemic

by Leisa on March 12, 2009

From ninemsn:  “Australians may pride themselves on their sporting prowess, but moves to supersize toilets, coffins and ambulances are signs the country is grappling with record levels of obesity. “Australia has an illusion of being a nation of sportsmen and women,” said Deakin University obesity expert Boyd Swinburn. “But our engagement in sport is usually
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The Biggest Loser

by Leisa on March 4, 2009

OK, I confess, I am a closet Biggest Loser fan!  Even though it is a dreadful reality TV show, I love watching the transformation of the people from the start to the end of the show.  The weight loss, the change in the way they look, and in their attitude is quite astounding. There is
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Finding Your Exercise Passion…

by Leisa on January 23, 2009

Exercise is one of those things we know we should make time for – and we know we feel better when we do it regularly – but it often gets left out of our busy schedules. I’ve always been a big fan of exercise – I love how energetic I feel when I exercise, I
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Perspectives on Weight Loss

by Leisa on January 7, 2009

In this post I wanted to highlight two different views and approaches to weight loss, both of which I have a lot respect for.  I think you will enjoy the contrast, and if you are struggling with your weight – you will find a lot of value in what these people have to say. I’ve written before on this
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Weighing In on Weight Loss Pt 2

by Leisa on May 29, 2008

Many people do overeat and eat the wrong types of food – but in clinic I have found that in most cases it is the body sending a message and crying out for help. Weight gain due to overeating might mean that the person could be nutrient deficient or fatty acid deficient, low in energy
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Weighing In on Weight Loss Pt 1

by Leisa on May 28, 2008

Whenever we discuss health and fitness, the subject of weight loss or achieving our ideal weight is always going to be a part of the conversation. Weight is such a huge issue (no pun intended) that we have industries making billions of dollars out of people’s desperation to attain a thin physique.  Often the health
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