How can I be losing fat if my weight stays the same?

This is an aspect of weight loss that perplexes a lot of people - they start a new diet and notice their clothes getting looser, or their face getting thinner - but their weight is staying the exact same!  It is frustrating, because you *think* your diet is working...

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When Good Gallbladders Go Bad

We focus a lot on people that have had gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), but most people who have underwent gallbladder surgery, didn't get to that point overnight. They likely experienced symptoms associated with gallbladder dysfunction for months or...

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Could Protein Deficiency be Stopping Your Weight Loss?

In post #2 of Hidden Reasons You Can't Lose Weight series, I am going to explore protein:  one of the most common nutritional deficiencies I see among dieters. Full disclosure:  I am a dedicated omnivore.  My first course of study was anthropology.  For that reason, I...

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Has your get up & go gotten up & left? You may need CoQ10

CoQ10 is a ubiquitous yellow vitamin-like nutrient that is found within every single human cell.  Your body requires CoQ for energy production; in fact 95% of the energy produced by the body is dependent on CoQ10.  A healthy person can manufacture their own supply,...

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Does this Mattress Make My Butt Look Fat?

Today's post is indirectly related to weight loss, but when the scale just won't budge - you have to think outside of the box!   As a chiropractor, I get a surprising amount of questions about sleep and mattresses in particular.  Unfortunately, there is no perfect...

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Is your gallbladder (or lack of) stopping your weight loss?

When gallbladders dysfunction, two things can happen: First, the bile gets too thick and stagnant, which creates an ideal situation for gall stone formation. Second, when gallstones impair or block the emptying of the gallbladder, fat digestion decreases dramatically, which in turn, puts your body into starvation mode. It requires the absorption of those fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids, but it recognizes it is in a chronically deficient state – so it hangs on to the fat it has (which unfortunately may be that stomach pooch) for dear life. You in turn want to lose that stored fat, and may erroneously take on a low-fat diet at the advice of your healthcare provider, which only makes the matter worse.

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Dr. Miranda’s Plateau Busting Protocol

Dr. Miranda's Plateau Busting Protocol™ My Plateau Busting protocol is a work in progress, as we discover new information in the literature - we tweak this as needed.  By popular demand, I have enclosed the original protocol  here so people can refer to it, but please...

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How to Share Your MLM Products with Your Doctor

One of the things I have people private message me at least a couple of times a week with - is asking me how they should approach their doctor about potentially carrying their new MLM product.  Now, I have been in private practice, and I have worked as an expert in...

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