Posts Tagged ‘Weight Loss’

Slim & Trim Starting With Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving should be about spending time with family and loved ones, but instead, it somehow turns into a massive guilt trip over all the unhealthy foods we shoveled into our faces as quickly as humanly possible, and how many turkey sandwiches we plan to eat from the leftovers. The next day, we’re terrified to step […]

After The Binge (The Short Ones or Those That Have Lasted A Lifetime)

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So, let me guess…you fell off the wagon over the holidays, right? It happens. But, that doesn’t have to be where your story ends. Maybe you started on a journey to better health, cleaned up your eating, started moving your mass more, and were finally feeling better than you’ve felt in years. But, then temptations […]

What You Think You Know Is Probably Making You Fat

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Most of us have spent so many years listening to others talk about the “best way” or the “only way” to lose weight. The problem is that what we’ve heard isn’t only wrong, it’s also unhealthy, and quite frankly, it’s making us fatter. But perhaps I should clarify. There’s a difference between “losing weight” and […]

Refuse to Regain!

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We’ve all seen the cartoons and memes, and maybe you’ve seen yourself in the mirror in years past. It’s truly “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” but the holidays can also be very stressful for many people. And, as I’m sure you’ve heard before, stress often equals weight gain. This is especially true for […]

The Real “Feel Good Foods”

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Let’s see if this sounds familiar… It’s been a long day, maybe even a long week. It’s time for dinner and you’re still stuck in traffic with no desire to cook when you get home. So, you pull into the nearest fast food joint to pick up some carryout for yourself and the family. Or, […]

Omega 3s and Heart Disease: What You Need To Know

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Poor cardiovascular health is one of the leading causes of death and illness in the United States today, and is quickly becoming a worldwide epidemic. Our unhealthy diet of processed, high-calorie, high-fat foods, combined with increased alcohol intake and tobacco use, pollution levels and our primarily sedentary lifestyles all contribute to poor heart health. Associated […]

Staving Off Stress

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  Stress is defined as being “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” But, when we think about it honestly, we all –even children, and especially teens– have stress. What we may not think about is the impact that stress actually has on our body, and how […]

What We REALLY Need To Know About Diets

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We’re coming up on that time of year again. People start thinking about how their lives will magically change when the ball drops in Times Square at midnight on New Year’s Eve just because of the “resolutions” they’re going to make. Most people don’t create a plan for actually following through on those resolutions, but […]

Welcome!

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The premise behind Balanced Plate Life is that everyone, regardless of size, age, race or gender can be fit and healthy for a lifetime. I work with clients of all sizes, shapes and backgrounds. Many of my clients come to me because they can’t seem to stay out of doctor’s offices and off antibiotics, or […]

Tom Gibson