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Carbohydrates Part 2 | Facts About Sugar Mar 29, 2019

 

You Will Learn

  • The difference between different types of sugar.
  • Why starch is just sugar.
  • Why fructose is worse for you than other types of sugar.
  • Why you shouldn’t pay much attention to the debate about sugar vs high fructose corn syrup.  

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Carbohydrates Part 1 | Facts About Fiber Mar 22, 2019

 

You Will Learn

  • What is a carbohydrate?
  • What is fiber?
  • What are the benefits of fiber?
  • What foods are high in fiber?  

 

What is a Carbohydrate?  

A carbohydrate is simply a type of food compound. They are called carbohydrates because at the cellular level they contain...

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How Chronic Stress Can Lead to Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, & More.. Feb 14, 2019

 

You Will Learn

  • Why your body doesn't care what kind of stress you have...stress is stress.
  • Four ways stress can harm your health.
  • Three tips to manage stress.  

 

What is Stress?  

Stress is defined as a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental...

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10 Ways Type 2 Diabetes Can Affect Your Body Feb 05, 2019

 

You Will Learn

  • Ten ways type 2 diabetes can affect your body and why, if left untreated, it cause serious consequences.
  • Action steps to prevent and reverse the effects of type 2 diabetes.  

 

1. Damage Your Vision  

Chronically elevated blood sugars associated with type 2...

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7 Things You Can Do to Prevent and Potentially Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Jan 13, 2019

 

You Will Learn

  • Why getting healthy starts with being intentional and informed.
  • Why quitting smoking and getting active can be game changers.
  • How to change your diet to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes.  

 

If you or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with...

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How Poor Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain and Type 2 Diabetes Jan 06, 2019

 

You Will Learn

  • What hormones are involved in sleep and blood sugar regulation?
  • What are the effects of sleep deprivation on these hormones?
  • What are 3 action steps to get better sleep?  

 

Sleep and Hormones  

Lack of quality sleep can contribute to weight gain and type 2...

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2 Potential Pitfalls of the Keto Diet | Not Enough Protein and Micronutrients Dec 31, 2018

 

You Will Learn 

  • What is the Keto diet?
  • An example breakdown of macronutrients to lose 1 pound per week?
  • Why Keto may not be the best option for long-term weight-loss success. 

 

What is the Keto Diet?   

“Keto” stands for ketosis. Ketosis is a...

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What is Your Target Heart Rate? Dec 24, 2018

 

You Will Learn

  • What is aerobic exercise and how much do I need?
  • How can I tell if I'm working hard enough?
  • How can I figure out my target heart rate?  

 

What is Aerobic Exercise?  

Aerobic exercise is any activity that keeps your heart rate elevated for an extended...

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4 Ways to Get Over Your Weight Loss Plateau Dec 17, 2018

 

You Will Learn

  • Why strength training is important for weight loss and maintenance.
  • Why looking at food labels is so important.
  • Why poor sleep and stress could be holding you back from losing weight.  

 

1. Up Your Strength Training  

Strength training can boost your...

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Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Dec 10, 2018

 

You Will Learn  

  • Common terminology terms like glucose, insulin, and hemoglobin A1c.
  • How high your blood sugar has to be before you are considered diabetic.
  • The major risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
  • A quick and easy test to see if you are at risk for developing type 2...
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How to Get Rid of Belly Fat with Food Dec 10, 2018

 

You Will Learn  

  • Why belly fat is risky for your health.
  • How much belly fat is too much.
  • How to measure your belly fat.
  • Six ways to get rid of belly fat with food.    

 

Why is Belly Fat Risky?  

When it comes to fat around your abdomen, there are 2...

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Why I Started Reshape Physical Therapy and Wellness, LLC Dec 03, 2018

 

Hi There!  

I’m Morgan Nolte. Thanks for visiting the Reshape Blog. This first post explains who I am, why I created Reshape, and what you can expect from this blog.  

 

A Little About Me  

Like everyone reading this, I wear many hats…my two favorites are...

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