Weight Control

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How can I lose weight?

Simple tips for nurses to reinvent the way you think about your daily food intake.

The top 5 ways nurses can keep the holiday pounds from creeping on!

The top 5 ways nurses can keep the holiday pounds from creeping on!

Want to maintain your weight and eat some delicious treats this holiday season? Here’s our guide to keeping fit and healthy…and eating your cake, too.

110 smart snacks for nurses

110 smart snacks for nurses

Coming right up, dozens of healthy pick-me-ups that are low in labor, high in flavor and anything but run-of-the-mill.

Winning at losing: How four nurses beat the battle of the bulge

Winning at losing: How four nurses beat the battle of the bulge

Stress plus long hours usually equals unhealthy food choices and nearly nonexistent exercise. But as these four RNs have clearly proven, beating the battle of the bulge is entirely doable.

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Top 14 ways nurses are shedding pounds

We polled our readers to find out what they’re doing to lose weight and stay in shape. Hundreds responded, and here are the top workouts that work for nurses.

5 perfect gadgets to keep busy nurses in shape

5 perfect gadgets to keep busy nurses in shape

These 5 affordable, at-home gadgets will help you stay and keep in shape.

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Top 10 weight management tips for nurses

As busy nurses with hectic schedules, it’s sometimes easier to counsel others on weight control than to work on the message ourselves. Here are easy ways to start right now.

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The one thing that has helped me survive NOC

I have a trick for making myself stay awake, avoid snacking, and feel better throughout my whole shift.

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The one superpower I’d love to have during the holidays

What if you could eat to your heart’s (and gut’s) content without the guilt of packing on the pounds?

Wearing big, loose pajamas to work

If you gained a bit (or a lot) of weight, it’s a nice thing to be in a profession where your work uniform is so…forgiving.

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Is there more of us to love?

I came across an article the other day that was commenting on how Americans are fatter now partly because of their sedentary jobs. Obviously, they have not met a nurse!!

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The 5 secrets to the Biggest Loser

The results are breathtaking. And the show itself is bad for your health….but it does have a silver lining that we can all benefit from.

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6 day-to-day ways to trim the fat

Because nurses took such good care of little Johnny this Christmas, and because it is Ella’s one year anniversary of surgery, the nurses’ station becomes the dumping ground for all of WalMart and Target’s entire edible holiday display.

The portion guessing game!

The portion guessing game!

Ten questions. Thirty possible answers. Ready to test your portion smarts? WARNING: More than half our players have failed the game so far!

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Losing post pregnancy pounds

It is so hard to lose those post pregnancy pounds. Especially when everyone is commenting on your weight. UGH!