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Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating

You see it glamorized in film and promoted cleverly in the grocery aisle. Little subconscious advertising tricks sneak into the back of your brain. You want some comfort? No better way than to eat it.  It’s as though the food industry has caught on to the stress trend and is taking advantage of it.  Oh, wait, that is exactly what’s happened.  With the increase in busy-ness for the average person and the decrease in comfort, has come the need for relief. Big food/money has figured this out, and blazed a trail that’s only widened (in more ways than one) since it started. All you...

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Optavia- A Path to Optimal Health

Optavia- A Path to Optimal Health

Live the Lifestyle is so proud to introduce the newest brand released by our affiliate program Take Shape for Life. This premium line of fuelings is a key component to the transformation in our well being as a culture. Optavia feulings are made with only the highest quality ingredients, sourced from all over the world.  With the rate of obesity currently rounding out at more than 1 in 3 adults, something must be done. Take Shape for Life has been impacting change in the obesity epidemic for 15 years. But they can see that the time has come to add some additional power packed food to...

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Wake Up Beautiful

Wake Up Beautiful

It is 7:00 am and I am standing in my bedroom surrounded by a closet full of clothes and a full length mirror full of failure. I am trying to pick out something to wear that will flatter my figure and send the right message. But all I can do is stare at myself, trying to understand. What has happened?  Even though what used to be a significantly overweight body has now become a standard size woman’s figure, I still see all the same “flaws”. How is it that even though my pants say I am a size 10, the...

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Amy Lacey

Sugar and Addiction

Sugar and Addiction

Everything’s a controversy these days, but I believe it’s safe to say we can all agree that the “no-sugar” diet is a good idea. Right? Well, if we’re going to make some bold blanket statements like that we need some evidence to either back it up or to refute it. The biggest question here is: why is sugar bad? I mean, we all sort of intrinsically feel like it’s bad, but not enough to put the donut down. Not without some serious convincing. Turns out, there’s a good reason for that. In your brain, there are these tiny things called...

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