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Fran Sussman – 10 Things You Should Know About Weight Loss

Oct 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

10 Facts About Weight Loss            Simply reducing calories is not a healthy way to lose weight, and often is not a way to lose weight at all.  Instead, cutting calories slows your metabolism so that you need fewer and fewer calories to survive, as the body works to maintain homeostasis.  The calories in/calories out […]



Frsan Sussman – Cross Stress Off Your To Do List

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

You have one. I have one. Scribbled on scraps of paper, tapped on a smart phone or kept in your head, the to-do list hovers like a mean and unfair boss, threatening with the knowledge that we are never completely free — for we are never, ever, truly done. What exhausting lives we live — […]



Fran Sussman – Should You Be a Gluten Free Vegan?

Sep 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

More and more celebrities are publicly changing their diets and touting the benefits to their slim, toned bodies. Are they on to something? Is going gluten free and vegan the new key to health? Probably not, for most people.  In my experience, it is extremely difficult to be healthy, long-term, on a vegan diet. It […]



Fran Sussman – Sleep – Health Essential No. 1

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

If I had to pick one thing that would improve quality of life for most people, it would be to increase both the quality and quantity of sleep they get.  A good night’s sleep means: Falling asleep easily, within 15 minutes of putting your head down on the pillow; staying sleeping soundly, through the night, […]



Fran Sussman – Menopause: Hormones vs a Natural Approach

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

A recent headline in the New York Times shouts the news that Prempro increases the risk of breast cancer, makes it more deadly, and may contribute to mortality in lung cancer as well. If you’re going to take hormones for menopause PLEASE don’t even consider drugs like Prempro.  They are clearly dangerous; this is truly […]



Fran Sussman – My Five Favorite SuperFoods

Aug 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

No single food or supplement can keep us from aging or prevent all illness. The wisest approach is to consistently build and maintain health with a balanced diet of high quality lean protein, lots of veggies, some fruits, beans, legumes, and healthy fats.  Add in plenty of good quality water, eight hours of sound sleep […]



Fran Sussman – Don’t Deprive Yourself of Dessert

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Anyone who knows me, or who has worked with me, knows I am just not that hardcore when it comes to food. I believe we’re meant to enjoy eating, and I also know that if you feel deprived, it’s eventually going to cause a boomerang in your eating habits. So I have lots of ideas […]



Fran Sussman – Getting Healthy to Lose Weight Part 1

Jul 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

There are so many misconceptions about weight loss! Whether you’re trying to peel off a stubborn 5 or 10 pounds, or have 100 or more to lose, the principles are the same, and they might surprise you. I have compiled a list of frequent mistakes I see in my practice, and I want to share […]



Fran Sussman – Get Energized 3 Steps to Healthier Meals

Jun 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Step one: Four for four Every time you eat, you are giving your body information. You probably want to tell your body things like: “Burn fat!” “Keep me energized and focused! I can’t be falling asleep at 3 p.m.!” “Keep all my parts working in good order, please!” The best way to do all of […]



Fran Sussman – 10 Summettime Ways to Drink to Your Health

Jun 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

“What can I drink besides water?” Clients are always asking me that question, particularly after I take away their diet soda and coffee! (One cup of coffee a day, OK. More than that, not a good idea.) Fortunately, there are options that make healthy and refreshing summertime drinks. Here are some of my favorites: 1. […]