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Dr. J. Arden Blough and Chiropractor Todd Farris pose for a photo at Broadway Clinic in Oklahoma City, Monday, Jan. 16, 2016.  Dr. Blough holds a prop representing five pounds of body fat. (Garett Fisbeck)

Weighed down: Weight management, hormones, medication play important roles in weight-loss journeys

Weighed down: Weight management, hormones, medication play important roles in weight-loss journeys

“I have a friend who lost 40 pounds in her mid 60s and has maintained for five years, but she’s as obsessed as I am. I don’t want to be there,” Horton said.

Dietician Lori Manning meets with her patient Sara Creech at Mercy Edmond, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Weighed down: Oklahoma Gazette series examines obesity and healthy weight management

“What we try to do in our office is absolutely listen. We have clients who are eating too many carbs and we go in that direction,” Manning said.

Doug Rader makes a spice mix at Native Roots Market in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Fight winter weight gain with fresh spices and this Mantel Wine Bar & Bistro recipe

“Getting whole spices lets us toast them on our own and either use them whole or get the right grind,” he said.


Childhood obesity hits Oklahoma hard

Local programs fight to educated citizens and provide them with access to fresh food and exercise.

The Biggest Loser plans OKC casting call

The crew is looking for families, individuals and athletes. This specifically includes families of four or more that are age 18 and over (moms, dads, siblings, spouses, cousins, in-laws, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, etc.). It also includes former high school, college or pro athletes, organizers said in a media statement. The casting call is 10

Losing to win

But ultimately, none worked. “I didn’t lose any significant weight,” he said. Healthcare professionals regularly tout the same method for weight loss: balanced meals and exercise. But this advice is often ignored when fad diet advertising floods media, particularly in the new year. Oklahoma dietician Lacey Bixler considers these plans short-term solutions that typically fail

Y’all, be nice. Seriously.

People are just so mean to her! Yeah, she’s a celebrity and all, but is that really a good reason to be a big, fat meanie-head about it? For instance, after starring in (and totally nailing her role in!!!) the recent NBC television special The Sound of Music Live!, so-called “critics” panned the vivacious starlet.

Weight converters

But thanks to free 12-week programs, Cassandra Bennett, 49, has lost 70 pounds and is no longer feeling the lethargy and depression she suffered after this traumatic experience. “The teachers were encouraging and said, ‘You can do it,’ and it was always an atmosphere that was positive and uplifting,” Bennett said. The Oklahoma City-County Health

Popularity contest

Although voters won’t head to the polls for another four months (the primary is March 4), mayoral candidate and Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid received unanimous backing from the OKC police and fire unions. None of Oklahoma City’s neighborhood associations have publicly endorsed Mayor Mick Cornett in his re-election bid. However, more than 700 Oklahoma

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