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Profile by Sanford new at Worthington’s Y

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — When walking into the Worthington Area YMCA, folks may notice a new addition.
Sanford has made the Y its new hub for its Profile by Sanford program.
“We actually approached Sanford early in the fall with the interest in bringing a…continue reading on dglobe.com

Did ‘Biggest Loser’ winner take it too far?

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

#biggestloser #tookittoofar #skeletal #anorexic. Holding my iPhone close to my face in bed Tuesday night, I watched as the shocked, frightened and concerned hashtags, tweets and posts started filling up my feeds.
On Wednesday morning, I picked up my…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Was winner’s loss too big? Minn. native losses 60 percent of her body weight, causes outcry

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — “The Biggest Loser” finales are always eye-opening. Tuesday’s was jaw-dropping.
Stillwater native Rachel Frederickson won the popular NBC weight loss TV show and took home $250,000 by shedding 60 percent of her body weight….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Weight loss, one breath at a time: USDA lab tests ‘breathalyzer’ for calories to help dieters

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Leah Whigham imagines a future in which dieters could use a hand-held device to tell them right after a meal how many calories they just consumed, and all they’d have to do would be to breathe in the machine.
She led a project this…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Resolving to become less: Experts agree calories in need to be less than calories out

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again.
Time to hit the reset button on our lives and begin 2014 with a clean slate. Some choose to quit smoking or save money, but weight loss and fitness often top the New Year’s resolution list.
Googling “how to lose …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Resolving to become less: Experts agree calories in need to be less than calories out

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again.
Time to hit the reset button on our lives and begin 2014 with a clean slate. Some choose to quit smoking or save money, but weight loss and fitness often top the New Year’s resolution list.
Googling “how to lose …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holt: Shop for the body you have, not the body you want

September 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For years, I’ve held on to plastic tub after plastic tub of too-small clothes, all the way down to smalls, size 3s and 5s and 32Bs. Heh. Continue Reading

Loss and gains: Woman learns emotional healing necessary for lasting physical transformation

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO It took a few attempts for Angela Skaff to summon the courage to send a text message to her former employer in January. “I wasn’t sure if I could make it on my own anymore at that point, and I didn’t know who else to reach out to,” the 29-year-old West Fargo woman says. Continue Reading

Body wraps can bring results, but not weight loss

September 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Danielle Lindemer of East Grand Forks tried body wraps for the first time a few days before her Aug. 31 wedding. “I weighed the same afterwards, but all of my clothes were baggier,” she said. “I was absolutely thrilled with the results. (They) were very noticeable.” Continue Reading

Waging a war against weight

September 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The desire to recapture a svelte shape, combined with the willingness to plunk down significant amounts of money, has kept the bulge-busting industry in business. Remember the thigh-master or other fitness fads and dieting trends? That array has been joined by techniques such as liposuction, Botox treatments, microdermabrasion, sclerotherapy to eliminate “spider veins” and dermal fillers to plump and restore smoothness where wrinkles once ruled. Continue Reading