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Not one 'plus size' fits all | Gustafson

As one study suggests, there are different types of individuals with weight problem challenges. - Courtesy photo
  • Apr 23, 2015 at 2:43PM

When it comes to treating weight problems, even experts believe that similar methods can be applied almost universally: Put your patients on a diet, have them engage in regular exercise, and, if all else fails, recommend some surgical procedure.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Not One ‘Plus Size’ Fits All

When it comes to treating weight problems, even experts believe that similar methods can be applied almost universally: Put your patients on a diet, have them engage in regular exercise, and, if all else fails, recommend some surgical procedure. What gets rarely looked at are the differences between overweight individuals that may have led to...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Restaurant Food, a Likely Culprit in Spreading Heart Disease Among Younger Adults, Study Finds

Eating out is generally considered a pleasurable experience, not least because of its convenience. Busy lifestyles as well as lack of cooking skills and amenities make it an easy choice for many working-age adults to let others take care of their nutritional needs. Unfortunately, not being in charge of your own food preparation can prove...

Look back once in a while – with gratitude | Gustafson

  • Apr 10, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Apr 11, 2015 at 12:11PM

All therapy is about change. Whether someone seeks professional advice or follows a self-help program, the underlying assumption is always that something is wrong and needs fixing.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Look Back Once in a While – With Gratitude

All therapy is about change. Whether someone seeks professional advice or follows a self-help program, the underlying assumption is always that something is wrong and needs fixing. In my line of work, as a health counselor, it’s usually about diet, exercise, stress management, sleep, etc. that could be improved upon. But when I find myself...

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