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Stay tuned! Our weekly Video Blogs offer you simple solutions to support you with your food and weight goals. In just under a minute our Vlogs share great tips to help you on your journey.

Is Sugar a Drug? This household staple isn’t what exactly comes to mind when you’re thinking of harmful substances now is it? Well…be prepared for some sweet psycho-education that’ll rock your socks!  Emerging research has unveiled that sugar and sweetness “can induce reward and craving that are comparable in magnitude to those induced by addictive drugs”…

  If beating yourself up with your words (and inevitably your actions) worked, all of your issues with how to lose weight would be long gone!  Right? You know the deal: you have a piece of cake at a family gathering, an accidental handful of m&m’s finds its way into your mouth, or a piece of pizza slides down your throat at a…

How to Stop Binge Eating : The Beacon Difference We know.  You’ve tried every diet tip and trick out there and they all seem to lead to the very thing you’ve tried so hard to avoid….A BINGE! What if we told you that the answer is not in a diet or another quick fix? GASP!  You see, dieting and…

We’ve all been there.  Like lightening sugar cravings strike and without hesitation we find ourselves bee-lining it to the nearest vending machine or corner store for a quick fix. We gobble up our goodie and in come some of our not so favorite regulars (you know…guilt, shame and panic.)  Sound familiar? You see, while it might seem like sugar cravings lead straight…

Do you think in an all-or-nothing, ride-or-die sort of way? Like, “I’ll go all-out at this party tonight and get to an early spin class?” Or, “I worked so hard this week; I’m staying home and watching Netflix allllll weekend.” Or, “I’ll power through this work project, then sleep it off for a few days.” Our culture really supports…