Holiday Mojo Series: How to Prevent Stress and Weight Gain

How can you get through the holidays stress and weight gain free? It starts with a plan and here it is:

Check back each day for the next few weeks for daily tips, ideas, strategies and solutions to have you looking, feeling and living your best in 2012!

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Sleep and Weight Gain

Next in my series of videos, I discuss the important topic of sleep and weight gain. If you are having trouble sleeping and can’t figure out why you can’t lose weight, take a look at this video for some insights on possible reasons.

Read this for a better night’s sleep.

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Stress and Weight Gain

The third part my video series on stress is about weight gain. Watch and learn how stress can be keeping you from losing those extra pounds, and and helping to add weight around your middle.  For more information about stress and health, contact Village Green Apothecary.

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The Stress Response

Watch this video about the negative effects of chronic stress on the body.  I will be discussing this topic at length in videos to come, so stay tuned.

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Gymnema Sylvestre: Stop those Holiday Cravings

“Tis the season to be attending holiday parties and trying to abstain from eating the yummy baked goods that are constantly around!  According to a study by the New England Journal of Medicine, the holidays probably account for much of a person’s annual weight gain over the course of a lifetime.  The average American gains one to two pounds from Thanksgiving to New Years.  That doesn’t sound like a lot, does it?  But think about 10 years from now.  That one to two pound weight gain has now turned into 10 to 20 pounds of extra weight around the belly, hips and thighs.

Continue reading “Gymnema Sylvestre: Stop those Holiday Cravings”

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