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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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The Slippery Slope of Overeating – 6 Steps To A Healthy Life Long Weight Loss

The Slippery Slope of Overeating – 6 Steps To A Healthy Life Long Weight Loss (An excerpt from Wendi Francis’ Podcast) In life you’ll hear from many people, what we might call the “Domino Effect” a Slippery Slope.  Before we know it, we’re down the hillside at the bottom and don’t know how we got …

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6 ‘AH-HAs’ From My Weight Loss Journey That Can Help You Lose Weight & Keep It Off!

6 Emotional Intuitions From My Weight Loss Journey That Can Help You Lose Weight & Keep It Off For Good.   Many of you reading this article have spent their whole life having a love and hate relationship with food? I have and sometimes it is a daily battle.  I can say that the longer …

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WHAT HAPPENED TO ME WHEN I DECIDED TO EAT HEALTHY (ON PLAN) EVERYDAY.

WHAT HAPPENED TO ME WHEN I DECIDED TO EAT HEALTHY (ON PLAN) EVERYDAY. I cannot count the number of times I decided to start eating healthy to lose some weight, only to find myself giving up and ‘’treating’’ myself to something sweet or salty later (usually sweet). This is a process known as yo-yo dieting. …

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5 Reasons How Inflammation Might Be Causing Slower Weight Loss

Inflammation Might Be the Reason You’re Not Losing Weight—Here Are 5 Things You Can Do About It There’s a lot more to losing weight than the number of calories you consume. Here’s what you should know about inflammation and weight loss. It’s clear that there’s a lot more to weight loss that just calories in …

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