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Follow Your Gut Instinct: The Power of Probiotics

What comes to mind when you think of bacteria? If you’re thinking of nasty microscopic organisms that do nothing but make you sick, you’re not alone. But the truth is, not all bacteria are harmful. In fact, some are actually good for you – and maintaining a proper balance of these “good” bacteria in your [...]

Easy Tips for Navigating Weight Loss During BBQ Season

Here at Olivera Health + Wellness, we’re committed to helping Chicago area patients achieve long-term, sustainable weight loss – and key to this is maintaining a regular exercise routine, and healthy eating habits. However, with the arrival of summer comes a welcome disruption of routines, which can also mean an unwelcome disruption to your journey [...]

Enjoy Summer BBQs and Lose Weight

Summer is filled with delicious cookouts, BBQs and parties.  If you are watching your waistline, there are some foods you should either avoid, or have only in small portions.  Knowing what to watch out for at these cookouts will help you have fun, enjoy yourself, and keep losing weight! When you go to a cookout, [...]

2018-07-28T17:10:46-05:00July 28th, 2018|Weight Loss Tips|0 Comments

The Power of the Mind

Our minds are a powerful thing, but many don't realize how powerful it really is.  New research exploring the power of mindfulness related to weight loss offers some promising results. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used [...]

2018-07-04T09:40:43-05:00June 27th, 2018|Weight Loss Tips|0 Comments

Six Simple Slimming Summer Tips

Ready to slim down for the summer?  We have six, simple summer-themed tips to get you started! 1 - If you enjoy wine, slim down by mixing your wine with flavored sparkling water or diet lemon-lime soda and add a few ice cubes.  Wine "spritzers," when made with a zero calorie bubbly beverage, cut your [...]

2018-05-19T21:19:26-05:00May 16th, 2018|Weight Loss Tips|0 Comments

Lose Weight With These 5 Effortless Tips

The words "effortless" and "lose weight" don't usually go together.  Losing weight can be stressful and challenging, but with these 5 easy tips, you can get started on your path to losing weight without effort! First, each of these tips takes a little effort to start, but then are complete effortless to follow.  Put in [...]

2018-04-11T07:02:09-05:00April 5th, 2018|Weight Loss Tips|0 Comments

Lose More Weight By Asking Yourself This Question

There are few things that work for everyone when it comes to weight loss.  Your preferences, lifestyle, job and family may all significantly influence your success in losing weight, but there is one thing that you can always do, in any situation. Ask yourself this question:   […]

2018-03-15T06:58:17-05:00March 15th, 2018|Weight Loss Tips|6 Comments

Weight Loss Resolutions – Avoid This Fatal Flaw

How many times have you set a resolution to lose weight?  Has it worked?  Many people make one fatal flaw when setting their weight-related resolution.  Avoid that this year and reach that resolution you've been dreaming of! The fatal flaw to most resolutions is that they are not behavior-based.  People chose "lose thirty pounds" or [...]

2017-12-28T14:36:27-05:00December 28th, 2017|Weight Loss Tips|0 Comments

Stave Off Stress With Five Easy Steps

As if stress itself isn't hard enough to deal with, it can also cause other unpleasant symptoms, like crankiness, forgetfulness, trouble focusing and even weight gain.  It can lead you to stress eat.  Rather than coping with stress in a healthy way, many of us eat foods that bring us momentary pleasure, like sweet or [...]

2017-12-10T10:48:28-05:00December 13th, 2017|Weight Loss Tips|0 Comments

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