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Why The Tortoise REALLY Won the Race.

WHY DID THE TORTISE REALLY BEAT THE HARE? We have all heard the story of the race between the tortoise & the hare.  Most of you recall that the hare was easily winning and decide to take a nap.  While the hare was sleeping the tortoise passed the hare and won the race.  But did …

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HOW TO COOK & ENJOY FISH EVEN IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT!

HOW TO COOK & ENJOY FISH EVEN IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT!  The flavor and texture of fish can be off-putting for beginner seafood eaters. Unless you grew up eating seafood, chances are you need to introduce yourself to eating seafood slowly.  Most folks know that seafood is a health protein and healthy fat food …

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The Health Benefits of Peaches + a Recipe

The Health Benefits of Peaches Don’t be fooled by a peach’s small size and delicate skin. Just one medium peach has up to 13.2% of the vitamin C you need each day. This nutrient helps your body heal wounds and keeps your immune system going strong. It also helps get rid of “free radicals” — …

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Can We Learn About How To Be Healthy From Our Ancestors?

  Can We Learn About How To Be Healthy From Our Ancestors In this article we’re going back, way back, in time to see if we can gain some information to help us in our weight loss journey. It’s no secret that obesity and its affects on a vast majority of people in the US …

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WHO’S HUNGRY IN THERE?

WHO IS HUNGRY IN THERE?   How many times have you reached for the snacks at a party and munched through them without thinking, or ordered dessert even though you were already full, just because it looked so good? Did You Know There Are Several Different Types Of Hunger We eat for many reasons – …

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Car Eating Syndrome

“ CAR EATING SYNDROME “ This is a topic I am all too familiar with.  Just to be clear, ‘Car Eating Syndrome’ is NOT a medical term or diagnosis.  It is simply a phrase I use to broadly describe what so many people do and for a number of reasons.   I’ll focus this article on …

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Weight Loss Happens In The Kitchen Not The Gym

WEIGHT LOSS HAPPENS IN THE KITCHEN NOT THE GYM. At IHC, we often hear clients say when they first come in: “I’m working out almost every day, but my weight won’t budge.” What many people don’t realize is that learning to eat right–and sticking to their plan is a much bigger challenge when it comes …

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Nutrition 101 & Your Weight Loss Success

NUTRITION 101 & Your Weight Loss Success At IHC of Charlottesville, we believe knowledge is power.  The more you educate yourself about nutrition the better equipped you’ll be to lose weight, hit your goal weight and sustain the weight loss more easily.  In this article we go over the basics of nutrition & hope you …

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SECRETS FOOD MANUFACTURERS DON”T WANT YOU TO KNOW

SECRETS FOOD MANUFACTURERS DON”T WANT YOU TO KNOW Did you know that most processed foods, such as ready meals, baked goods, and processed meats, can have negative health effects?   Manufacturers add ingredients that make you want to eat more of there food even when you are full!  These companies making highly processed foods have mastered …

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YOU ARE YOUR OWN DOT- GETTING RID OF YOUR STOP SIGNS

YOU ARE YOUR OWN D.O.T. GETTING RID OF YOUR STOPS SIGNS AND GETTING STARTED AGAIN.

YOU ARE YOUR OWN D.O.T. GETTING RID OF YOUR STOPS SIGNS AND GETTING STARTED AGAIN. Over the years at IHC, we have worked with many clients or heard from many clients, and personally, we’ve experienced in our own lives as well. The concept of or part of us that Stops. Stops doing things as we …

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