diet mentality – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

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Are You on the Yo-Yo Diet?

Health and good estate of body are above all gold, and a strong body above infinite wealth.   ~Ecclesiasticus 30:15     An Excerpt from: Release Your Obsession with Food: Heal from the Inside Out I’m often asked how I went from overweight to normal weight after years of bouncing up and down. Let’s be […]

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How to Silent the Dieter’s Ever-Present Inner Chatter

So exactly what is mind chatter, and where the heck does it come from? Why inner chatter? What are we running from or avoiding? Is it coming from your mind, heart, gut—an outer source perhaps—or all of the above? Do we even know?

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Stop Chasing Diets—Start Chasing Health.

When the suggested way of eating says don’t eat this or don’t eat that, it may be of value, but when it gets to the point you can barely go out, or leave your comfort zone for fear of not getting your “right” foods, it’s most likely not a sustainable plan.

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Six Reasons Dieting Fails for the Food Addict

Before I released excess weight for good and became known as a certified eating disorder specialist (CEDS),  I spent nearly three decades at various arms of diet centers such as Weight Watchers, Ediets, Twelve Step programs, mostly as the recipient of diets initially and worked as a clinical psychotherapist/addiction psychologist certified as an eating disorder specialist later. […]

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Total Weight Makeover

“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.” ~Ralph Waldo EmersonI barely greeted Mary in the waiting room as she brushed her large framed body past me, marching to my office out of breath fretting, while mumbling she was ten minutes late.  Mary contacted my office a […]

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