Manage childhood obesity without dieting

Although no one allows their child to become overweight or obese on purpose, being heavy is hard on children. It saps self-esteem, makes physical activity harder, and predisposes children to adult diseases earlier in life. Obesity doesn’t have to be a prison sentence for children—using newer understandings of obesity parents can help guide their children […]

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Lack of sleep promotes weight gain when you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

It’s hard enough to lose weight when you’re struggling with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. But did you know your sleep habits also affect weight loss? Although many factors can hinder weight loss, one of the sneakier is sleep deprivation. Research shows people who regularly sleep five hours or less a night can gain as much as two […]

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Lack of sleep can make you fat

Finding it hard to lose weight? Although many factors can hinder weight loss, one of the sneakier is sleep deprivation. Research shows people who regularly sleep five hours or less a night can gain as much as two pounds in a week. One study showed women who slept five or fewer hours were more likely […]

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Include cultured veggies on a leaky gut diet for Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

Embarking on a diet to repair leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, can be a daunting task when you are managing your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. But with cultured vegetables on the gut-healing menu, the diet can also be fun and inventive. Culturing, or fermenting, is an ancient art of preserving various vegetables that not only imparts a zesty flavor […]

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