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metabolism

I will never forget the day I discovered how to assess the state of my metabolism. This was a game changer for me and my weight loss clients because if your metabolism is off-kilter, then your health suffers and it’s hard to get to and stay at your goal weight. You might be…(Read More)

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. Do you feel that your partner sabotages you when it comes to losing weight? If so, have you ever had any of the following thoughts? “My partner keeps food in the house that I know I shouldn’t have but I can’t NOT eat it if I know it’s there.””My partner doesn…(Read More)

Stressed

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Rest assured that what you eat can help you handle stress better and help with weight loss. When you’re stressed out, you might turn to traditional ‘comfort’ foods to help you feel better – like take-out, junk food, carbs, sweets, and alcohol. Let’s face it – we’ve…(Read More)

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What if you’re doing all the right things when it comes to weight loss, but you’re still struggling? Did you doctor tell you weight gain is just part of getting older? Makes you feel a little hopeless, right? Well, I want to turn that frown upside down and let you know there is…(Read More)

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I remember thinking when I was young, struggling with my weight “Why can’t I just be like everyone else?” All my friends were thin, yet they drank soda and ate junk food, they wore cute clothes and tiny, trendy bathing suits. Not me. I ate health food (though I’m thankful for that now…(Read More)

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If you’re new to my work, I incorporate something called the Thought Model which was inspired by the teachings of Byron Katie. I use this model to help my clients achieve freedom from things like emotional eating or to help them achieve what they want in most any area of their life.  The Thought…(Read More)

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Autoimmune disease is a big problem around the country. Approximately 40 million Americans suffer from at least one autoimmune condition. At the same time, overweight and obesity now hover around 45% for the U.S. population. When you have an autoimmune disease, this can sometimes make weight loss more difficult. Autoimmune conditions include: rheumatoid arthritis…(Read More)

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Before my weight loss clients start working with me, they say: “I want to feel confident in whatever clothes I choose to wear.””I want to feel lighter in my body.” “I want to feel less strain on my joints when I walk.””I want more energy. I’m tired of the dieting rollercoaster.” They…(Read More)

Caitlin Russell Nutrition - hands

Maybe you have a family history of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, or osteoarthritis. So you think to yourself, “Since  {insert disease} is in my family’s genetics, I’m destined to get it as well. What’s the point in taking better care of myself if it’s in my genes?” What…(Read More)

They say that diet is responsible for 80% of our health. You can work out all the time but if you don’t modify your diet to eat the foods that supply your body with essential building blocks, your overall health, energy, and weight will never improve. What follows is my energy-boosting grocery…(Read More)