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We publish scientific publications to educate users, practitioners, scientists, and the general public about how our techniques operate and how successful they are, as well as to give more general observational data that adds to research.
Our behavioral health professionals all have PhDs in psychology. We create scientific discoveries concerning all elements of behavior modification, therefore improving the world's health.
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Scientific Advisory Board
Our scientific advisory group is made up of world-renowned specialists in health behavior and outcomes.
As an accredited Nutrition and Health Coach, Afifa has been coaching and counseling clients for many years with scientific and holistic approaches. She is extremely passionate about lifestyle modification from a very young age. Afifa has transformed her life and many others with her expertise in nutritional interventions, diet consultation, weight management, and Sports Nutrition
My name is Barbara Kovalenko. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Human Nutrition from Bogomolets National Medical University in Ukraine and a Master's degree from Boston University in the United States. Over the past few years, I have gained valuable experience as a nutritionist and have since decided to share my knowledge and expertise with a wider audience. Currently, I am working as a nutritional consultant with the Lasta app.
Emma Dallmeyer is an expert content writer with over 15 years of writing experience. Emma has completed over a thousand copywriting services throughout her decade-long career. She is a passionate traveler and progress-oriented woman who seeks to help business and cooperate organizations grow and scale their business using her writing service.
We are an Inspired team of writers who are passionate about writing on the topic of a healthy approach to Nutrition and Wellness. We are guided in our writing by our knowledge and experience as well as open official medical and health sources.
Lilly Jackson is the Fitness coach & Rehabilitator. She is helping women everywhere unlock their full potential in health and fitness! With a Masters's in Medicine and a passion for writing, her calling is to share knowledge with the world.
With a Ph.D. in education, Dr. Meredith is a research psychologist that works as an international academic research and writing consultant. She has completed a myriad of projects relating to developmental psychology, social inclusion and diversity. Additionally, her past work has displayed a deep interest in research that has the potential to create positive change by means of practical psychological intervention.
Mia Wang is Ph.D. in Nutrition. Passionate about helping others achieve their health goals through evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle solutions.
Whitney Holcombe is a freelance writer with a passion for health and fitness. She’s a published author and former health and fitness guest blogger for Whitney has years of experience writing about health related topics as well as firsthand experience in weight loss. She’s a firm advocate of a balanced diet and exercise for leading a healthy lifestyle.
William is from Canada, he is passionate nutrition & wellness writer. William understands that the topic of wellness is still not well understood, so his goal is to enlighten and teach people how to live healthier and happier in their bodies.
Research articles
Dimensions of Wellness
The value of the health and wellness industry has witnessed a tremendous increase in recent years. According to Statista, the industry's market size as of 2019 was estimated at 4.4 trillion U.S dollars and will reach over six trillion U.S…
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Mindful Eating: An Effective Nutritional and Weight Management…
In the field of science and medicine, mindfulness and self-awareness have been lauded to have immense physiological and psychological benefits. For instance, mindfulness is credited with positively influencing mental health outcomes by cultivating distress tolerance. Research also shows that mindfulness…
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The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for…
The Weight of Statistics  On a global scale, the concern of obesity and a multitude of health issues connected to being overweight has increased so drastically over the past few years that it has been categorized as a pandemic. In…
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What are the effects of cognitive-behavioral treatment for weight loss?
Randomized Controlled Trial Eur J Clin Nutr, 2020
A recent study showed that weight regain after weight loss is a main challenge in obesity management. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been introduced as an option for achieving weight loss but not tested for weight maintenance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of CBT on weight maintenance after successful weight loss.
What are the results?
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective tool for weight maintenance over a 24-week period in successful weight losers, with corresponding maintenance of a reduced energy intake and doing more physical activity which may helpful for weight maintenance in the long term.
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