Mindset Is Your Superpower! 3 Challenges That Will Guide You to Better Health & Wellness

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant and has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets. Dr. Mimi is also a fitness and health advocate, is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of the newest book,  Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating Mindset, Nutrition, and Exercise Habits for Busy Women.


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How to Improve Your Mindset

    • A Standford University IQ versus Attitude study suggests that our attitudes are a better predictor of our success than our intelligence.
    • A positive attitude is key to your success and achieving your goals.
    • According to Stanford University researcher Carolyn Dweck, there are two types of mindsets or basic core attitudes people possess:

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Everyone Seems to Be Doing It, But Why You Shouldn’t Track Calories

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Tracking Our Calories:

It seems everyone is tracking their calories these days. And there are so many popular apps out there to help you do it, too. But does this work? Is it healthy to do so? Can it be effective over the long haul?

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8 Factors That Contribute to Weight Gain

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor 

Dr. Mimi Secor is a fitness and health advocate passionate about helping women lose weight and feel great, and is the author of Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating nutrition, exercise, and mindset habits for busy women!

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Weight Gain and the Age Factor
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Here are some of the few things we need to know about weight gain and why age matters:

  1. Metabolism. As we age, our metabolism slows down (unless we exercise and lift weights). This is because we begin to lose muscle mass after age 40. If we continue to eat the same amount, we will gradually gain weight. This also explains why, as we age, it is more challenging to lose weight. We lose weight more slowly, and sometimes we are unable to lose weight.
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Healthy Perks of Bicycling to Work

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets. Dr. Mimi is also a fitness and health advocate, is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of the newest book,  Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating Mindset, Nutrition, and Exercise Habits for Busy Women.

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Commuting to Work Via Bicycle:

We saw bicycling increase significantly during the pandemic. Being a bicycle enthusiast herself, Dr. Mimi can share the benefits of biking as well as the risks and safety precautions one should consider when commuting to work.

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Watchful Waiting Doesn’t Work: New Obesity Treatment Guidelines for Children & Teens

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA, is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books; Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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How Emotions Play a Role in :

    • New! Updated obesity treatment guidelines for children and teens include behavioral therapy, lifestyle changes (for the whole family), medications, and surgery (for some) young people.
        • The American Academy of Pediatrics says more than 14.4 million children and teens live with obesity. Children who are overweight or obese are at higher risk for asthma, sleep apnea, bone & joint problems, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The Truths & Myths About Obesity: 9 Key Takeaways

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA, is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books; Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Stress & Low Socioeconomics:

Obesity and excessive weight gain.
What is the journey to that unfortunate reality?

For people with this problem, a typical goal at the start of the new year is to lose weight but is oftentimes a failed mission, so to speak. Why? The main reasons are either they don’t understand how weight loss works or they are doing it the wrong way.

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Top 10 Easy Habits to Incorporate More Exercise in Your Life

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi is a fitness and health advocate who is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating nutrition, exercise, and mindset habits for busy women!

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About How to Incorporate More Exercise Into Daily Life:

Make exercise a daily routine. Remember: the habit of exercising is more important than the intensity of the activity. Healthy choices add up to a lifetime of good health and wellness! Here are 10 simple traditional routines that you adjust to add more exercise into your everyday personal and work schedule:

    1. Don’t just save the stepper for the gym! Take the stairs at work (and anytime you have the option to take the stairs versus an elevator).

2. Walk as much as possible to do your errands. Park farther away from stores and walk. Bonus: You’ll get to be outside in the fresh air more.

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Stress and Lower Socioeconomics in Childhood Play a Role in Obesity Later

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA, is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books; Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Stress & Low Socioeconomics:

Everyone knows stress is bad and can cause many medical problems, such as increased blood pressure, headaches, heart disease, and weight gain. But did you know this can start early, and why some people eat to help combat stress?

      • Studies have shown that adults who grew up in a low socio-economic environment may be more likely to desire food even when they are not hungry. A study at the University of Alberta suggests stressful childhood environments are a precursor for obesity later in life—and that advertising junk food is at the root of the obesity epidemic because it can be a trigger to so many people.

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Diet Trends and the Lifestyle Changes That Actually Work

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi is a fitness and health advocate who is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating nutrition, exercise, and mindset habits for busy women!

“The optimal weight loss program is one the person will enjoy and stick with.” —Dr. Mimi Secor

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Diets and Lifestyle Changes That Work:

Diet Trends

Intermittent fasting has gained attention in the last year or so. We still hear about the Keto diet (I buy some cereal that touts its keto-friendliness). And we’ve seen some references to a carnivore diet.

There are a plethora of diet plans that are effective for short-term weight loss. Unfortunately, when people reach their goal and stop the program, most regain the weight they’ve lost and then some. 

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6 Strategies to End Yo-Yo Dieting in 2023

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi is a fitness and health advocate who is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating nutrition, exercise, and mindset habits for busy women!

The new year is here, a time when people start their diets again, with the endless aim to lose—and try to keep off—those extra pounds. Such blind positivism! We all know that diets don’t work are not the solution for any positive, long-term results. Read on for some practical tips from a prominent nurse practitioner who is a health and fitness advocate.

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Strategies to Losing Weight:

    • First: Stop dieting! This is about a healthy nutritional plan.  You shouldn’t feel deprived. Doing so will only be a temporary fix that will ultimately fail in the long run.

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