Diet Myths

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Most of what we believe to be true about diets are really just untruths that have been perpetuated without being examined too closely. Diet myths are often widely held, commonly believed, and often totally false. In the seven years that I’ve been sharing my experiences and understanding of weight loss for women over 50; I’ve…

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Read this Before Your Next Diet

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Read this before your next diet! You have decades of diet experience behind you and I know you’re frustrated with thoughts of another diet. Spoiler alert, I hope you never have your next diet. However, if you are telling yourself you need to diet, please read this first. I started my sixth decade a size…

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How to Stop Compulsive Overeating

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Before you can lose weight, you must address when, how, and why you overeat or binge. This post describes how to stop compulsive overeating. Most women think that going on the “right” diet will finally solve your urge to overeat. It doesn’t. Diets set you up for eventual failure and even more compulsive overeating in…

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How to Lose Weight Without Dieting

Does losing weight without dieting sound too good to be true? This is no gimmick—it really is possible to lose weight without dieting.

Does losing weight without dieting sound too good to be true? This is no gimmick—it really is possible to lose weight without dieting even if you are over 50. I did it and my clients are doing it. Here is an email I just sent a client who had shared her food log and weight…

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How to Stop Overeating

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Overeating is physically uncomfortable and it can also leave you with a feeling of shame and loss of control, wondering how to stop overeating. Why can’t I stop overeating? That’s what I used to ask myself. Now, I can go to any party or event, be stressed and not even be tempted to overeat. Here…

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How to Make Peace with Food

Over the years your relationship with food may have become scary, confusing, and hopeless. Don't despair! Instead, here are 10 ways to make peace with food.

Do you feel peaceful when it comes to the food you eat? Many women don’t. Over the years your relationship with food may have become scary, confusing, and hopeless. Don’t despair! Instead, here are 10 ways to make peace with food. When we don’t have peace around food—we don’t have peace around our very own…

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How to Lose Weight Gradually

Learn how to lose weight gradually for permanent success

Learn how to lose weight gradually so you can have permanent success and results without hunger or depriving yourself. I know, you want to lose all your weight, like yesterday! Instead I want to offer how to gradually lose weight and why this might be a better option for you. I hear you. But let’s…

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Seven Secrets to Losing Weight After 50

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Most of what we’ve been taught about losing weight is wrong and what worked in our younger years, just doesn’t work now. Here are seven secrets to losing weight after 50. Diets don’t work long-term and most of us are tired of the endless cycle of overeating and deprivation. I’ve been researching, writing about, and…

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