5 Ways Our Thinking Can Make Weight Loss More Challenging

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By Madeleine Ortiz “Lazy,” “lacking willpower” and “unmotivated” are descriptors sometimes used to describe people  with obesity or excess weight. The people frequently doing the not-so-nice name calling, however, are not doctors or even anonymous trolls on the internet. The bullies are often the people living with obesity and excess weight themselves.  According to the…

Willpower or biology: Who is in the driver’s seat?

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To lose weight you will need to eat less and move more. But many aspects of our eating choices and physical activity are determined by complex biological systems that lie beyond our willpower. Every day we make hundreds of decisions, big and small. Many of these decisions are good, but sometimes we later realize that…