Going Against the Grain — Not Your Typical Weight Loss Advice (Part 1)

If your weight is not a concern you’ll want to skip this series of posts.  Over the next couple of weeks I’ll pitch out to you some new things to chew on.  Some not so typical thoughts on weight.  Some slightly new twists to common health and weight management messages.

Sources of reputable health information are easy to find in our information society — hospital newsletters, newspaper health columns, and online weight loss information articles, to name a few.  What people often see are standard messages about good nutrition or losing weight.  Along the lines of ‘Move More, Eat Less’.  Please understand that these articles contain sound health tips and advice.  I wholeheartedly agree with the well researched information.  Don’t ignore these helpful articles.  (I plan to post basic health information on occasion myself!)  The repetition of good advice can remind us to do the right things to take care of our health.  How many times in the Old Testament did God repeat the message to His people to repent and return to Him?  I don’t know either, but it was a lot!

Here’s where I’m going with this series:  I would like to challenge you to think outside the Corn Flakes box.  Chew on something meatier than usual.  To encourage you to go beyond common knowledge and find motivation from a different angle.

Action is where knowledge becomes real.  If knowledge were the only requirement for a healthy lifestyle we’d be set.  If hearing God’s Word was the definition of Christianity, we would miss the purpose of a transformed life that results in active ministry.  James 1:22 (NKJ) reads, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”

We are thinking, reasoning, smart women.  Let’s push the envelope a little, OK?

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About Luanna Diller

Luanna Diller's professional expertise includes nutrition, health behavior change, and wellness. She has over three decades of experience in counseling, teaching and motivating thousands of clients to achieve healthier lifestyles. She is a wife, mom to a teenager and a young adult, Registered Dietitian and Christian women’s ministries leader. She is a creative cook, loves to dance and recently discovered a knack for hand making glass beads.
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5 Responses to Going Against the Grain — Not Your Typical Weight Loss Advice (Part 1)

  1. Shay says:

    Hi!! Way to go!! Proud of ya! I am not able to locate the follow button. Don’t want to miss a thing! Can you add me or whatever. Thanks!!
    Oh! Looks like I can add in a window below here. 😉

  2. Denise L'Heureux says:

    Hi Luanna,
    This is a great start, thank you for sending your new site to me, I’m looking forward to learning all I can from you. I’m about 30 lbs. over weight again and can use your help. Miss your smiles and encouragement through our studies at Precept.

  3. Margaret Tully says:

    Please include me in the posts

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