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Weight Loss


Carrying around a few extra pounds? Whether you have 10 to lose or 100, the key is having a good plan in place; one that specifically fits YOU. We don’t have the magic bullet for weight loss, but we DO have plenty of helpful advice on the topic... from doctors, nutritionists, personal trainers and other weight loss experts.
Check out the entire library of short, on-demand radio clips from our various Health Talk shows.

Fool-Proof Weight Loss: Answer Is in Your Gut

If your gut ecology is optimal, your overall health and wellness will follow, including weight loss.

Post-Holiday Weight Gain: Tips for Recovery

How can you effectively lose the weight you gained over the holidays?

Uncovering the Clues of Your Food Cravings

Are you eating because you're hungry? Or, are your cravings taking over your body?

Mindful Eating for Weight Loss & Good Health

Eating mindfully can get you out of that "good food/bad food" mindset.

Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells & Lose Weight

The weight loss concept of "eat less, move more" is a myth. Which foods should you be eating?

Why Counting Calories Doesn’t Always Work

Not all calories are created equal.

  • Fool-Proof Weight Loss: Answer Is in Your Gut

  • Post-Holiday Weight Gain: Tips for Recovery

  • Uncovering the Clues of Your Food Cravings

  • Mindful Eating for Weight Loss & Good Health

  • Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells & Lose Weight

  • Why Counting Calories Doesn’t Always Work

Life's Too Short... so make the most of it! Try something new, eat something healthy, grow something beautiful, hug someone you love, move around a lot, and be kind to yourself. Melanie Cole, MS brings you the best tips from lifestyle and fitness experts to the best and brightest medical professionals.

Rest = Happiness = Productivity

From the Show: Life's Too Short
Summary: Rest improves your productivity.
Air Date: 10/16/18
Duration: 8:50
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD
Saundra DaltonSmithDr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an author, speaker, and board-certified internal medicine physician. She has an active medical practice in Alabama (near the Birmingham area). She received her B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Baker College and Davenport University in Michigan teaching courses on health, nutrition, and disease progression. Dr. Dalton-Smith is a national and international media resource on the mind, body, spirit connection and a top 100 medical expert in Good Housekeeping Doctors’ Secrets. She has been featured in many media outlets including Women’s Day, Redbook, First For Women, MSNBC, and Prevention. She is the author of Set Free to Live Free and Come Empty (winner 2016 Golden Scroll Nonfiction Book of the Year and 2016 Illumination Award Gold medalist). Her newest release is Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, including ground-breaking insight on the seven types of rest needed to optimize your productivity, increase your overall happiness and live your best life. She has shared her tips on merging faith and medicine with over 16,000 health care professionals to encourage the current and next generation of doctors to treat the whole person.
  • Book Title: Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/DrSaundraDaltonSmith
  • Guest Twitter Account: @DrDaltonSmith
Our society uses “busy” as a badge of honor. We multi-task our way into exhaustion. We may get a lot done, but how much are we actually enjoying?

Neck pain, headaches, irritability, and difficulty sleeping or concentrating may send the stressed person to the doctor.

You need to get rest in the areas where you’re depleting yourself. There are seven areas where you may need rest:

  • Physical
  • Mental
  • Spiritual
  • Emotional
  • Social
  • Sensory
  • Creative
A nap won’t restore your creative stores. Going to bed early won’t ease a strained neck.

It’s hard to stop activity. Interject rest throughout the day to help your body in all of your activities. In fact, people work better when they take little rest breaks throughout the day.

Listen as Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how to improve your productivity through rest.

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