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Diet sodas with aspartame can boost the appetite, said a study published in the International Journal of Obesity last December. The researchers found people who...
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Like many of you, I’ve recently joined a gym. And like many of you, I sometimes have to fight with myself to go. Oh, I come up with a million excuses to stay home – I’m sure you do, too: It’s too hot. It’s too cold. I don’t have enough gas in the car. My hair will get messed up. My foot hurts. My arms hurt. Inevitably, however, I grab myself mentally by the ear and drag
myself to the gym. I get on the treadmill, I break into a jog – and I wonder why I ever argued with myself about coming to the gym. I feel great at once. Who cares how fast I’m going? I am speeding at the front of a marathon, racing for the wire. Who cares how much weight I’m lifting? I’m Ms. Universe with beautiful muscles galore. When my workout is done, I treat myself to a Tootsie roll and head home, sweating and grinning and proud that I took another step on the road to wellness. I hope this is what you experience too, and that you’re as invigorated by your exercise regime as I am. As the commercial says, just do it! This month’s issue of Health & Wellness will provide lots of tips and motivation for your own weight-
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Kim Wade has been a marketing consultant for more than 20 years specializing in the funeral industry. Currently, she is the Community Relations Director for Milward Funeral Directors, the 37th oldest continuously operated family business in the United States which operates three locations in Lexington including its Celebration of Life center at 1509 Trent Boulevard.
Dr. Barry Lord is a licensed psychotherapist in California who has worked in the field of counseling for over 25 years. He was the Dean at Southern California Seminary. He continues to teach as an adjunct professor in the graduate program at SCS and lectures at national and international seminars, Webinars and radio programs throughout the United States.
Dr. John Patterson is past president of the Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians and is board certified in family medicine and integrative holistic medicine. He is on the family practice faculty at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Saybrook University’s School of Mind Body Medicine (San Francisco) and the Center for Mind Body Medicine (Washington, D.C.).
Dr. Brewer completed her Doctor of Audiology degree at the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine and her undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology at Miami University in Oxford, OH. She is licensed by the state of Kentucky as an audiolo-
Dr. Gerhardstein is a native of Fort Thomas, Ky. He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He joined Family Practice Associates of Lexington in 2003. His specialty is family practice. Dr. Gerhardstein shares Nietzsche’s phi-
Harleena Singh is a professional freelance writer with a background in teaching and education. She has a keen interest in food and health related issues and can be approached through her website freelancewriter.co. Checkout her blog and network with her on Google+, Twitter, and Facebook.
Thomas W. Miller, Ph.D., ABPP, is a professor emeritus and senior research scientist, Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut; retired service chief from the VA Medical Center; and tenured professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky.
Dr. Graebe received both his B.S degree in Visual Science and Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University. He is a Behavioral Optometrist and learning expert. He has been in private practice here in the Bluegrass area for the past 32 years.
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