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I've changed my mind

Yah, yah, yah — I said I’d be talking about telomeres today but I’ve changed my mind. After barre class last night I met a woman who is a PhD clinical researcher at Harborview Medical Center here in Seattle. 214 more words

Fatties Abound

I live in an area that it pretty health conscious. Seattle has tons of bicyclists and most people walk around town rather than drive. This changes when you leave the metropolitan area. 276 more words

Visceral Fat and Insulin Resistance

So not only is it gross to think of fat surrounding your organs and leeching out badness, visceral fat can up your chances of getting diabetes. 155 more words

Back to the Belly

Having a poochy belly of subcutaneous fat (that which is just below the skin) is perfectly normal. But if you’re as little as 2 to 5 pounds overweight, fat is probably going deeper into your abdomen — and then it’s known as visceral fat. 256 more words

Getting rid of your Belly Fat is as simple as 1 2 3

As a clinical nutritionist I am usually asked the number one question from both my female and male clients: “What can I do to lose this stubborn fat around my belly”? 4,035 more words

All About Nutrition

Body shape and why it matters

Are you an apple, pear or the latest fruit to be included in the mix –  an avocado?  Why is it important to know which fruit shape you are?   615 more words

Primal 101

Apples vs. Pears

By: Nikki Nies

One’s weight and height aren’t being used as an exclusive tool for physicians to determine health.  More than ever, one’s body shape, which can be used to determine waist to hip ratio is more heavily used to determine overall health. 187 more words

Nikki Nies