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Helping with Your Weight Loss

In this month’s first blog, we discussed the Quarantine 15 phenomenon, where, thanks to this ongoing virus, we’ve all put on a few unwanted pounds over the full year of quarantines, lockdowns, closed gyms, cancelled recreational sports leagues, and the rest. While working from home is probably a good trend in many ways — less …

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The Quarantine 15

From Springfield to Santa Fe, from Plymouth to Peoria, we’re all sick of being stuck inside for way too much time. What was initially a novel kind of fun — who knew anyone other than those on a cruise ship or retirement center would like putting together jigsaw puzzles? — rapidly turned into indoor drudgery. …

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Losing Weight with Three Letters

If you’ve been trying to lose weight and doing some research, you may have come across three letters H-C-G. They stand for “human chorionic gonadotropin,” which is best known as a pregnancy hormone that is produced by the embryo soon after conception. HCG is the hormone that is used to test for pregnancy, and it …

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Get FIIT at Affirm

Getting in shape and losing weight can be daunting because you’re not quite sure how to start. At Affirm Health Center, we offer the FITT programs. The program, created by the American College of Sports Medicine, has been very successful with our clients for losing weight and feeling great. Here’s some more about our FITT …

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Medical Weight Loss

It seems so easy. If you want to lose weight, you simply eat fewer calories than you burn. Math 101, right? For most people it’s not as easy as that. There are many factors behind when and what we eat. Food is a coping mechanism for many people; it’s something they go to when under …

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