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What Sugar do I Use? Regular, Artificial, Stevia, Monk Fruit…

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By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH I’m not a big sugar person, but I’m also not one of those “sugar is the enemy” people. My diet is rooted in moderation, not elimination. No matter what sugar you eat, Sucrose, Stevia, Splenda.., moderation is key. In the wellness world, it’s easy to fall prey to reductionism, or […]

The 9 Researched-Based Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease are All Things We Can Work On.

By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH Even though there are things I would love to forget,  I definitely want to do what I can to prevent Alzheimer’s disease when I’m older. I’m hoping, by that time, I’ll have more experiences that I want to remember.  😉 A new study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and […]

All the Reasons You are Fat & The Answer to “I’m doing Everything Right, so Why Am I Not Losing Weight?”

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In June of this year, and after much debate, the American Medical Association labeled obesity a “disease.”   As soon as I read about the AMA’s decision, I posted the news to the Blooming Wellness Facebook page  and asked people what they thought.  Some agreed with the AMA’s new label, however others were quite upset and […]

Lose Weight through Your Phone- “There’s an app for that”

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At the 20th European Congress on Obesity, Dr. Robinson from the University of Liverpool presented his newly invented smartphone app that will help people remember what they are eating and therefore help people lose weight. His invention is rooted in the philosophy that “mindful eating,” or paying constant attention to what you are eating, helps […]

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