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Your Book Feedback

May 22, 2014
Your Book Feedback
After you’ve read books from Advantage Diets, it would be great if you could share with us how you enjoyed them, what you got out of them, and how they seem to have helped you “live healthy with personality type”.  Please include the title of the book you are reviewing.  This helps...

It’s About Time – “Added Sugars” Finally To Be on Food Labels

March 6, 2014
It’s About Time – “Added Sugars” Finally To Be on Food Labels
Why did it have to take so long? We in the healthcare field have been crying for food labels to tell us how much sugar is being added to a food. In the past, when you bought a food that contained both naturally-occurring sugars and added sugars (for example, fruit yogurt), the grams of sugar on the label...

2014’s The Biggest Loser Shows Us the Power of Exercise

February 17, 2014
2014’s The Biggest Loser Shows Us the Power of Exercise
I’m sure you’re heard a lot about the controversy over the winner of the 2014’s The Biggest Lower competition, Rachel Frederickson. She dropped 155 pounds in the span of 7 months. That’s about 22 pounds per month. While impressive, it’s not a healthy way to lose weight. As a dietitian and weight-loss...

Losing Weight According to Your Personality Type

January 2, 2014
Losing Weight According to Your Personality Type
Personality type is at the root of our good behaviors as well as our not-so-healthy ones. The article, “10 Ways Your Personality Affects Your Weight” at http://fxn.ws/1ixdb6h evokes many of the personality preferences in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Take the free personality quiz on my...

10 Resolutions for Successful People

December 31, 2013
10 Resolutions for Successful People
Instead of creating the “to-do” list, make a “what-not-to-do” list of things that are draining your time. When you find yourself doing anything on that list, refocus. Always do the top priority things first. Even though a lower priority item may take less time and make you feel...

Is Sensing and iNtuiting a “how” or a “what” when it comes to making decisions?

November 25, 2013
Is Sensing and iNtuiting a "how" or a "what" when it comes to making decisions?
In personality typing and the MBTI®, there are four pairs of preference alternatives.  We tend to favor one preference within the category over another.  The MBTI® is an assessment tool to uncover what those favored preferences are.  After you’ve taken the MBTI®, you will be provided with...

An interesting take on goal-setting versus system setting -Living in the moment rather than in the future

November 23, 2013
An interesting take on goal-setting versus system setting -Living in the moment rather than in the future
In MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®) terms,  goal-setting is everything for  iNtuitives.  It’s the carrot that pulls them forward.  (If you’re not familiar with type, go to “About Personality Typing” and watch the slideshow on personality typing.  There’s also...

6 Fitness Myths Debunked

November 20, 2013
6 Fitness Myths Debunked
According to a recent AARP Newsletter (October-November 2013), there are six myths about fitness over the age of 70 we should know about. Myth 1: Stretching becomes more important as you age. According to AARP: Research is showing that stretching does little to prevent injuries but could cause them....

How to Jump Start Your Summer with a Few Weight-Loss Ideas

June 9, 2013
How to Jump Start Your Summer with a Few Weight-Loss Ideas
Some parts of the country are already into bathing suits while others are just starting to see it get warm enough for bathing suits. Wherever you live, here are a few tips on making sure you still fit into that bathing suit. While exercise is great for burning calories, it’s your general physical...

Are You Feeding Your Gut Right?

May 30, 2013
Are You Feeding Your Gut Right?
Michael Pollan did an amazing job in his his recent New York Times article, “Some of My Best Friends are Germs”, http://nyti.ms/11eiEVZ. We just don’t appreciate the trillions of bacteria that live in our bodies and work on our behalf (most of the time). It’s truly a must-read...