Start prepping for those New Year’s resolutions…today!

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It’s time to start prepping for your best. year. yet…2014! As many already know, with a new year, comes many new promises to make  changes for the year ahead in forms of New Year’s resolutions. Some of the most popular resolutions include losing weight and eating better, but many of us (though we start out …

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How Smart Phones Have Revolutionized Weight Loss: What’s Next?

With the advent of Smart phones and the bevvy of apps allowing one to have a personal coach and cheerleader, all in the palm of your hand, losing weight has never been ‘easier.’ With the ability to log the food you eat, track the calories you’ve burned and the distance you’ve gone, users can track …

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight Even Though I’m Eating Healthy & Exercising?

“I’ve been dieting and exercising, but the scale still says I weigh the same! What is going on?!” Have you been pushing yourself to lose weight for a while now and just not seeing the results translate on your bathroom scale? Consider this… You may be losing body fat, but at the same time, you …

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The Demonization of Scales

The scale has gotten such a bad rap over the years by many. Whether people are scared of knowing the real number as to how much they truly weigh or those who feel that it’s better to track progress through how you feel rather than what the number on the scale says…it’s tricky to change …

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Diets Vs. Lifestyle Changes

Those of us that have been on a diet know that it can be an uphill battle ending in results that either work or don’t. Struggling with limiting what you put into your mouth for an extended period of time can be infuriating and you might not even see weight loss occur. Weight loss coaches …

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Weight Loss: Be Proactive with Portion Control

                Too often, we are reactive to our bathroom scales. We see the number creeping up and up, and eventually we decide that enough is enough.  It may remind you of the boiling frog metaphor…  If you throw a frog in boiling water, it will immediately jump out.  …

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Spotting Fad Diets: How to be a Savvy Consumer

By Melissa Herrmann Dierks RD, LDN, CDE Weight loss and long term weight management are best achieved by following a meal plan with a focus on balance, variety, and moderation.  Labeling individual foods or beverages as “good” or “bad” will not help you to reach your goal, and neither will eliminating favorites from your diet.  January …

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6 Weight Loss Tips from the Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic, (supporter and retailer of Escali scales) based out of Rochester, Minn. is a world renown healthcare facility. The Mayo Clinic, Saint Marys Hospital and Rochester Methodist Hospital form the largest medical center in the world. More than 350,000 patients from all walks of life go to to Mayo Clinic each year to …

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Weight Loss, Portion Control & Food Scales: What You Need to Know

Do I really need a food scale? It seems to me that this is one of the most commonly asked questions in weight loss forums.  In short, the answer is YES!  Most people will

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