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Found member Karen Dulaney (35 pounds down and counting!) shares her tips for navigating the holidays

The holidays don’t have to be stressful when on a weight care journey, read to find out how Karen Dulaney stays focused with the help of Found

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Eight ways to stay on track while traveling this holiday season

Your goals don’t have to take a back seat. Here we discuss ways you can keep your health a priority all while traveling and enjoying the holidays.

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There's a scientific reason why you clean your plate

There’s a scientific reason why you can’t stop eating what’s on your plate, even when you’re full. Learn about the "clean plate" mentality—and how to overcome it.

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Vegan Colombian Arepas

Carolyn, creator of The Healthy Voyager, celebrates her Colombian heritage—and the holidays—with arepas, which are a tradition in her home. They're great for breakfast or dinner. She's created a special vegan and gluten-free version just for Found.

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Mounjaro weight loss: How tirzepatide helps you lose weight

The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new drug, Mounjaro (tirzepatide), as the first and only dual GIP and GLP-1 receptor agonist for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes.

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How genetics can affect your weight

It’s true that your DNA is a factor. Here’s what the science says.

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The true cost of obesity

Excess weight isn’t just about health. It can have financial and social costs, too

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Positive thinking, self-love, and Found helped Stephanie Jones lose 63 pounds

When Stephanie Jones discovered Found, she knew it was time to make some big changes— not just on the scale but on the inside.

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How prescription pills can help with sustainable weight loss

It’s late one night, and in a haze of tiredness and frustration, you start Googling “prescription weight-loss pills.” You’ve tried All The Diets, and nothing has worked, so here you are surfing for other answers.

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Found member Karen Dulaney (35 pounds down and counting!) shares her tips for navigating the holidays

The holidays don’t have to be stressful when on a weight care journey, read to find out how Karen Dulaney stays focused with the help of Found

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5 common diet fads that don’t help weight loss

Having some serious FOMO when hearing about the latest diet trend? That’s normal! But before you jump on it, learn why it may backfire and actually make your weight care more difficult.

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Why it’s so hard for women to lose weight

Questions we get a lot are: why am I losing weight at a lower rate than my male partner, and what can I do about it? Here’s what you need to know about a woman’s unique ability to lose weight.

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What you need to know about yo-yo dieting

No one likes yo-yo dieting—most people want to keep excess weight off, not regain it. Unfortunately there's a biological cycle that keeps the yo-yo going. Here's what you need to know to outsmart it.

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Ozempic is having a moment—and not always for the right reasons. Here’s what to know

Ozempic, a drug designed to manage type 2 diabetes has become increasingly popular for weight loss. Here’s what you should know before getting curious.

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Can walking actually ease knee pain? (Spoiler: Yes)

Walking has been shown to reduce knee pain. However, exercising while you’re in pain can be tough. Here we discuss how it actually can help and ways to get started. 

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Did you enjoy your holiday feast? Us too! But if you need a reset, we’ve got some ideas

Thanksgiving is a time of celebration, but it can also throw a wrench into your healthy habits.  Here’s how to ease back into routine after enjoying the holiday to its fullest.

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Understanding off-label weight loss medication — and how it could work for you

A question we get a lot is: Why don’t I recognize the names of the medications my Found provider prescribes me? And hey, you’re smart to ask about anything going into your body.

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Stressed out? These 6 lifestyle changes could help

Too much cortisol for too long can impact health. Here’s how to lower cortisol. 

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5 lifestyle changes that help manage insulin resistance

Here are lifestyle changes you can make to decrease your risk for developing insulin resistance or, once diagnosed, manage it.

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What to know about inflammation and obesity—and how to combat it

Sometimes acute inflammation can transition into low-grade systemic chronic inflammation, or SCI—a state of constant inflammation. SCI ups the risk for most major diseases. Here's how it happens and what you can do about it.

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Electrolytes and hydration multipliers: What are they and when do you need them?

Should you drink electrolytes for good hydration? (And if so, when?) Are hydration multipliers even better? Here's the science on what these mixes are and what you really need for good health.

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What is step therapy, and how can it help get you results?

Step therapy is taking steps from less expensive generic medications and working your way up to pricier ones until you find what works for you. This is a great way to get your weight loss medication approved by your insurance provider. Learn more about how it can help here.

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Sleep’s big impact on your weight

Did you know that sleep is an integral part of weight loss?

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7 Ways to Fight Peer Pressure and Set Boundaries Around Your Health Goals

When everyone around us is eating certain foods or overindulging in alcohol, we’re way more likely to follow suit. Here are some strategies to help you navigate peer pressure and make conscious decisions that support your health goals.

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Small changes and weight-loss medication helped Elisha Sessoms lose 30 pounds

March of 2022 is when Elisha Sessoms took a leap of faith by joining Found. Here’s what she discovered—hint, it’s so much more than weight loss. 

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Hacks to make movement easy when you’ve got a busy life

Seven ideas right this way!

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Your Alcohol Cheat Sheet: How to Enjoy Drinking and Still Prioritize Your Health

A cocktail or glass of bubbly doesn't have to be off limits when you're celebrating an special day or enjoying festivities. Here's are some strategies you can use to enjoy spirits in a healthful, balanced way.

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Online Medical Weight Loss Program: How Found Helps Achieve Sustainable Weight Loss

Is online medical weight loss a real thing? At Found, we make it a reality by combining prescription medication and key lifestyle changes anyone can make.

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What to know about holiday weight gain—and how you can (yes!) enjoy the season

The average person does gain some weight during the holidays. But we’ll show you how to enjoy the good food and good company and still stay on track.

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How prescription medication can outsmart your set point weight

Your set point weight can be adjusted! Let’s chat about how prescription medication can help.

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Wellbutrin weight loss: Can prescription bupropion help you lose weight?

Wellbutrin is used to treat multiple conditions, including treat multiple conditions like smoking cessation, binge eating, and depression. But it has also shown great promise in weight loss. Find out is Wellbutrin for weight loss is right for you.

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5 benefits to switching up your workout

Are you moving your body on a daily basis and if so, are you making sure you’re switching things up regularly?

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This 4-week gym workout plan adjusts for any fitness level

We've created a simple 4-week plan that can be modified for any fitness level. We'll start slow and walk you through every step of the way. This program can be repeated or adjusted for a higher or lower intensity.

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Can you really boost your metabolism?

Supercharge your metabolism! Boost your calorie-burning power and lose weight! You’ve seen all sorts of headlines like these, right? Yeah, us too. We’re here to break down the science about what you can and can’t control about your metabolism and how it could impact your weight care journey.

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The ultimate guide to winter-friendly movement: Feel your best all season!

With winter right around the corner, it’s a good time to think about the toll weather can take on your daily movement routine.

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How much water should you drink for weight care?

60 percent of the adult human body is composed of water (and an infant’s body is 75 percent water.) Wow! Why does your body need that much water? And how much should you drink in a day?

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Why people with obesity may be vitamin D deficient—and what you can do

A lot of Americans don’t get enough D. But those with excess weight are especially at risk. Learn more here.

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What you need to know about how your metabolism really changes as you age

New research shows that metabolism changes with age–but not as we think. Here we discuss ways to adapt your lifestyle as you age to support a healthy metabolism. 

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Do you need medication for lasting weight loss?

What you need to know about medication for weight loss. Could it help you, and how long do you need to take it?

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Could weight loss medication help after bariatric surgery?

Why would you possibly need prescription weight loss meds if you’ve had bariatric surgery? Shouldn’t the procedure be enough to fast-track weight loss? We like good questions like these—and helping to answer them.

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How often should you weigh yourself?

Wondering how often should you weigh yourself? Continue reading and find out.

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What to do when the scale won’t budge: Getting through a weight plateau

Weight loss plateaus are completely normal. Here’s what you can expect and strategies to try that will have you breaking through in no time.

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The sneaky hunger hormone that can stall weight loss

Learn how you can rein it in and stay on track

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The Found guide to good sleep for weight care

Sleep is an integral part of weight care and overall health, yet sometimes it's tough to not only get enough shut-eye but actually fall asleep.

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Roasted Snapper with Herb-Caper Vinaigrette

This recipe—which is anti-inflammatory and has Mediterranean vibes—is the best “I’ve got no time” dinner because it takes almost no time, really! When buying fish fillets, look for shiny, firm flesh with no gaping.

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Metformin Weight Loss: Can Metformin Help You Lose Weight?

Metformin is a medication designed to treat people with type-2 diabetes, but it also has weight loss benefits. Read more about metformin for weight loss here.

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How Julie Watkins got the support she needed to lose 75 pounds—and counting

Sometimes it takes losing someone you love to make you look closer at your own life and how you want to live it. That’s how Julie Watkins found her way to Found. 

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How metformin could help you on your weight care journey

You’ve tried every diet and plan out there and finally came across Found. (Welcome!) You like the idea of medication added to your weight care regimen—maybe this is the boost you needed all along.

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Five common myths about metabolism—and some truths you need to know

It’s a common belief that a speedy metabolism helps you burn more calories.

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What’s the best workout for weight care?

The best exercise to do if you want to lose weight or maintain weight loss.

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Your PCOS Questions—Answered

If you’ve got PCOS—polycystic ovary syndrome—and you’re like most women who do, your first symptoms probably had to do with monthly cycles or problems getting pregnant, and that’s what many doctors treat first.

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4 reasons why weight loss is more than “calories in, calories out”

You've probably heard that weight is all about "calories in, calories out" throughout your weight loss journey. This theory is based on the idea that you're bound to lose weight if you burn more calories than you eat.

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Soul food is healthier than you think

Soul food gets a bad rap. But with ingredients like greens, black-eyed peas, seafood and sweet potatoes—it can be seriously good for you.

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Breaking the calorie counting cycle

It’s hard to have a healthy relationship with food when you’re constantly thinking about how it might hurt your goals. Try a different approach: Stop. Counting. Calories.

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Why you should forget everything diet culture has taught you

Weight care isn’t an elementary school math equation. Yet diet culture tells us that it’s all about the energy in (number of calories eaten) minus the energy out (calories burned). And guess what? It’s a ridiculously outdated concept!

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7 Ways to make mindful eating work for you

Wouldn’t it be something if we could lose weight as easily as we lose our keys? We’re often sold quick-fixes and follow fads that don’t last and promise results that don’t deliver.

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How to break a weight loss plateau

Wondering why your weight is refusing to budge? Read on, learn how to break a weight loss plateau.

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Stress and weight gain: The correlation

Chronic stress can be correlated to weight gain. Learn how stress management can help you with controlling your weight. Read on.

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What are the benefits of cardiovascular exercise?

Wondering what the benefits of cardiovascular exercise are? Read along to find out why cardiovascular activity is beneficial. 

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Why it’s so hard to lose weight if you have PCOS

Of the estimated 5 million American women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), between 40 and 80 percent find weight management a challenge. What gives? Well, as you know, PCOS is a hormonal disorder—and hormones affect many systems in your body, including those that help regulate body weight.

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How to set weight loss goals

Wondering how to set weight loss goals and how to stick to them? We're here to help! Continue reading to learn how.

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Hormones and weight gain

Can your hormones play a factor in weight loss? Continue reading to find out.

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Sleep and its correlation to weight loss

If you’ve ever turned in at 2 A.M. the night before an early meeting, you know how inadequate sleep affects your day.

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Should you use the BMI chart to set your weight goal?

You’ve probably had your body mass index—or BMI—measured at one or more check ups since you were a child. Care providers and even fitness coaches use BMI to gauge whether you’re at a healthy weight.

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Is dieting as big a sacrifice as having kids? What Americans think about weight loss

We make sacrifices every day—whether it’s sleeping a little less, so we have time to grab coffee on the way to work (a contradictory behavior many of us are guilty of), skipping dinner with friends to spend time with the family, or nixing our online shopping habits to save money. But when it comes to weight loss, we tend to view the sacrifices we make as majorones. (Yes, even if it’s something we really want.)

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How Found works to customize a treatment plan for you

Excess weight and obesity are complicated conditions. Popular belief is that they’re caused by overeating and lack of exercise.

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Weight care is complex. Here’s why you might need a medical team to succeed

What you learn in your junior high health class makes weight care sound simple: Burn more calories than you eat. It sounds easier than algebra. All you have to do is balance the calorie equation, right? But in real life, maintaining a healthy weight isn't so easy. Having a baby, working a demanding desk job, suffering an injury that limits you, or just getting older can make weight care complicated. Many of us start to feel shame as we gain weight:

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5 Lifestyle changes you can make for a healthier gut

Gut health affects every single part of your body.

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Why NSVs are so powerful for measuring your success

If you’ve been conditioned to place value on the scale, it’s not the only way to measure your progress—in fact, even if you have a smart biometric scale, it still isn’t telling you everything about your success.

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What to expect during your first month at Found

Starting something new can be scary—and that can be especially true of beginning a weight care program. (In fact, there’s a word for that very real fear of something new or unfamiliar: neophobia.) Is it normal to have some worries? Absolutely! Should they hold you back? Absolutely not!

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Three pieces of advice from a member who found his confidence

Shaun Santiago’s weight has been an ongoing battle for almost a decade. It fluctuated for years—he’d lose weight, only to gain it again. Before embarking on his long-term weight care journey with Found, the 48-year-old’s cholesterol was high, and he was pre-diabetic.

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What is the correlation between sleep and metabolism?

Did you know that sleep plays an important role in regulating your metabolism? Read on to find what the correlation between sleep and metabolism is.

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Big things can happen when you combine the power of health coaching, an app, and meds

You’re probably familiar with the old saying about “fighting with one hand tied behind your back.” Well, for a long time, that’s how society has been fighting obesity–treating it like a simple matter of having the willpower to eat better and move more.

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Six reasons why weight loss is more than “eat less, and move more”

For years, you’ve been told that weight loss is just a matter of eating less and moving more, right? But the truth is that it’s not that simple. And that’s an understatement! Keep reading; we’ll explain. 

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Obesity stigma makes it difficult to get support, survey says

Here’s the thing about weight stigma: Whether you’ve heard it called fatphobia, fat shaming, or discrimination based on weight and size, all of those terms are consistent with systemic bias.

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LGBTQ+ discrimination can lead to physical health and weight issues

American history is filled with experiences and narratives from minorities who suffered prejudices as they fought to gain acceptance and, ultimately, freedom. And although we’ve come leaps and bounds in our inclusion of gender minorities—like the Supreme Court’s decision to recognize same-sex marriage in 2015—we have a way to go.

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What to do when you blow it

We’ve all been there—spontaneously grabbing and killing a bag of chips or hitting the Popeye’s drive-thru one evening because you’re ravenous and forgot to meal prep.

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How these members Found success with weight loss for the first time

At Found, we offer biology-based, science-backed prescription weight loss programs for our members. Read the real stories of Found members who have finally found a path to lasting weight care. Kristine, Christine, and Taylor tell us their stories about how Found altered their lives in more ways than just weight loss. 

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3 Things our members love about Found

At Found, we pride ourselves on taking care of our members throughout their weight-care journeys. From convenient virtual consultations to an easy-to-understand payment plan without hidden fees, every step of our program is designed with the well-being of our members in mind. 

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Does exercise improve cardiovascular function?

Exercise can greatly improve your cardiovascular function and even helps it perform better under stress. Follow along to learn more about it.

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Shame and its impact on health

We’ve all felt shame in some form in our lifetime—whether you were teased for wearing a certain swimsuit or mispronouncing a word.

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What kind of support do people want?

With millions of people thrust into isolation by the global pandemic, Americans have craved social support more than ever. But they may not know how to get it—or feel out of practice and a bit awkward as they tepidly move back into the world of “normalcy.”

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The biology of your set weight point

When it comes to our weight care journey, we already know that it involves a number of different factors—from intuitive eating to movement—but there's even more involved than that, and at an inherent biological level.

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4 Steps to improve your willpower

The secret to strengthening your willpower

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How to start a weight loss journey

Do you want to lose weight but don't know where to start? Continue reading to learn how to start your weight loss journey.

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14 inspiring quotes about health from Black culture

Focus on your health with these wise words from Black Americans

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How does water help with weight loss?

So, how does water help with weight loss? Keep on reading to find out.

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3 Signs prescription weight care may be right for you in 2022

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Is calorie counting effective?

Is calorie counting actually effective? Keep on reading to find out.

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5 Reasons to try medically-backed weight loss with Found

Written by Lisa Murray, Certified Health Coach at Found  Edited by Lynn Yudofsky, MD, Director of Behavioral Health at Found

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What are the best foods for weight loss?

Did you know that there are some foods that can affect your appetite and can even promote weight loss? Read on for the best foods for weight loss.

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4 Reasons to try medically-backed weight loss with Found in 2022

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Found pillar spotlight: Phentermine

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How to have a healthier holiday season with Found

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How long does it take to notice weight loss?

Wondering when you'll notice that you've lost weight? We've got you covered. Read on to find out.

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Obesity is a disease, not a decision

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Transgender people face unique weight challenges

In the 1990s, the idea of a transgender person was not a reality, and if it was portrayed in the mainstream it was made out to be odd or resembling some sort of circus act. Americans have come a long way as issues like being fired from a job or facing direct violence because you’re transgender have decreased immensely, but not totally.

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10 benefits of exercise on mental health

Exercise will not only improve your physical fitness but also your mental health as well. Read on to learn more of the benefits of exercise on mental health.

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Why you eat at night—and 6 ways to stop

It's happened to all of us: We find ourselves standing in the kitchen late at night with the refrigerator light cast on our faces. We peer inside, trying to figure out what we want. But do we really want food?

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The best ways to workout at home

Can't go to the gym? Here are some of the best ways to workout at home. Read on.

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10 benefits of aerobic exercise

Did you know that aerobic exercises are one of the most important factors in your overall fitness? Read on and learn about the benefits of aerobic exercise.

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How hip hop can boost mental health

How hip-hop and rap can boost your mental health

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How to restart your metabolism

Did you know that metabolism and weight gain are related? So, continue reading to learn more about it and how to restart your metabolism

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10 Easy healthy recipes for weight loss

Cooking healthy recipes has never been this easy! So, continue reading for some easy healthy recipes for weight loss.

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How much exercise do you need in a day?

How much exercise do you need in a day? Find out what medical experts are saying and how much you need depending on certain factors. Read on.

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What to eat for a healthy gut

Your gut health, meaning the bacteria and other organisms that are or aren’t present in your digestive tract, could be affecting your weight. And one of the most important factors in building a healthy gut is the food we eat.

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How to build a good sleep routine

Do you struggle to go to sleep, stay asleep, or get enough? About 70 million Americans struggle with various sleep concerns. Studies show that lack of sleep is "associated with injuries, chronic diseases, mental illnesses, poor quality of life and well-being, increased health care costs, and lost work productivity."

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How fiber supports weight care

These days, diet culture is telling us to cut carbs (and pretty much everything else). But the no-carb craze fallout is that many of us drop one of the most important carbs: fiber.

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Top 5 healthy juice recipes: Smoothies & juices for weight loss

Looking for some detox juice recipes that can also help with weight loss? Keep on reading for the best healthy juice recipes for weight loss.

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Salad recipes for weight loss: Healthy, tasty & homemade

Wondering which salad to make for dinner? We've got you covered! Read on for a list of the best healthy salad recipes

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Should you take a probiotic?

There’s tons of hype around probiotics right now—different colored bottles and names fill the shelves at your local Walmart or Target.

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Found Healthy Plate Guide

Build a foundation for healthy eating by stocking your pantry to support your goals. Sometimes it’s nice to mix and match with ingredients you have on hand, or Instacart them over to your house!

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How to create a workout plan

Learn how to create a workout plan that fits your needs. Find out what you need to factor in and how to monitor your progress once you've started. Learn more.

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What is the target heart rate for weight loss

Did you know that heart rate and weight loss are related? Read on to learn about what is the target heart rate for weight loss.

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Healthy vegetarian recipes for weight loss

Looking for vegetarian recipes that can help with weight loss? We have got you covered! So, read on for some of the best vegetarian recipes for weight loss.

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Looking after your sexual health while you're on a weight care journey

Sex isn’t the easiest thing to talk about (remember that cringey 8th grade sex ed class that didn’t exactly include everything you needed to know to be informed and safe?). Well, we’re going to go there anyway, because sexual health shouldn’t be taboo, and it can be an important part of your weight care journey.

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Does exercise increase metabolism?

Did you know that regular exercise can affect your metabolism? Read and find out how does exercise increase metabolism.

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Healthy snack recipes for weight loss

Looking for snacks that don't cause you to gain weight? We've got you covered! Read on for a list of healthy snack recipes that can help with weight loss.

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How gut health impacts your weight

There’s a lot of quips being said these days—the post-pandemic world has ushered in more than ever—but one that may be not-so-familiar to you is the phrase that’s been said for a long time, “the gut is the second brain.”

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Snoring? How sleep apnea can keep you from losing weight

We all know how rough a night of bad sleep can be. But what about when you consistently wake up feeling tired or fall asleep during the day? There may be something deeper happening that can impact your health and body weight. Before we dive into that, let's explore what quality sleep can do for our health.

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Find fiber: The magic bullet

A “magic bullet” is often described as the cure-all for disease and other ailments. Did you know that fiber could be the magic bullet in your weight care journey? From lowering the rate of sugar absorption to decreasing inflammation, fiber acts as a natural, preventative medicine for difficult problems. Read on to learn how you can incorporate fiber into your daily diet.

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Missed our ‘Lunch Break’ cooking class? Here’s the recipe and other lunch tips

In case you missed our #LunchBreak event, we held a cooking class with several members of our Found leadership team and special guest Desiree Nielsen, RD. Get the recipe and handy tips here!

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Missed our ‘Building a Balance Holiday Plate’ class? Here’s the recipes and tips

See the highlights from our event with registered dietician Krystal Durham and Found Coach Caroline H. Get the recipes and handy tips here!

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Steps to speed up your metabolism

Having a fast metabolism means that your body burns more fat just to maintain your current lifestyle and continue to function. In fact, metabolism isn't something that you are born with. You can change it t by implementing healthy habits despite your current metabolism level. Read more for tips to increase your metabolism.

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5 Tips for a better gut

Need a little help from a friend? Your gut (microbiome) may be your best friend as it offers a host of health benefits, and has more of an impact on your overall health than you may be aware of - similar to your closest pal.

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4 Reasons to try holistic weight loss with Found

Over the years, you may have been told that the only way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. For most Americans, however, it’s not that simple. Found provides weight care centered around your lifestyle that has been proven to be highly effective with lasting results.

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Meditation 101

Meditating can be extremely powerful for managing stress and helping your weight care journey. Read more for #FOUNDtips to support you in your meditation journey to becoming a mindful master!

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Dismantling diet culture with a team of experts and new funding

We are only just getting started dismantling the diet culture that has failed us for too long. Lasting weight loss with Found through the guidance of doctors, nurses, coaches and a supportive community isn’t just possible, it’s attainable. This resolution season, and every day after, the Found team is committed to helping people find joy in their bodies, through evidence-based, sustainable weight care for all. 

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New Year’s resolutions don’t work. Here’s how to set goals that stick

Be honest: Does the prospect of the approaching new year fill you with a little bit of dread? You're not alone. For those of us who feel urgently that we'd like to lose weight, get healthy, and get out there to enjoy life, the idea of setting a New Year's resolution can be very tempting, and also a little scary. This time of year might dredge up memories of resolutions past, and remind us about what we haven't been able to accomplish yet.

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An exciting new chapter at Found

Obesity is a disease, not a decision - and needs to be treated like one. We're brining an integrated, individualized and evidence-based approach to weight health with a heavy focus on being kind to yourself and your body.

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Mounjaro weight loss: How tirzepatide helps you lose weight

The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new drug, Mounjaro (tirzepatide), as the first and only dual GIP and GLP-1 receptor agonist for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes.

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Positive thinking, self-love, and Found helped Stephanie Jones lose 63 pounds

When Stephanie Jones discovered Found, she knew it was time to make some big changes— not just on the scale but on the inside.

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How prescription pills can help with sustainable weight loss

It’s late one night, and in a haze of tiredness and frustration, you start Googling “prescription weight-loss pills.” You’ve tried All The Diets, and nothing has worked, so here you are surfing for other answers.

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What to know about inflammation and obesity—and how to combat it

Sometimes acute inflammation can transition into low-grade systemic chronic inflammation, or SCI—a state of constant inflammation. SCI ups the risk for most major diseases. Here's how it happens and what you can do about it.

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Modified on December 16, 2021

Do you need medication for lasting weight loss?

What you need to know about medication for weight loss. Could it help you, and how long do you need to take it?

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Modified on December 16, 2021

Metformin Weight Loss: Can Metformin Help You Lose Weight?

Metformin is a medication designed to treat people with type-2 diabetes, but it also has weight loss benefits. Read more about metformin for weight loss here.

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How Julie Watkins got the support she needed to lose 75 pounds—and counting

Sometimes it takes losing someone you love to make you look closer at your own life and how you want to live it. That’s how Julie Watkins found her way to Found. 

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Five common myths about metabolism—and some truths you need to know

It’s a common belief that a speedy metabolism helps you burn more calories.

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What’s the best workout for weight care?

The best exercise to do if you want to lose weight or maintain weight loss.

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Your PCOS Questions—Answered

If you’ve got PCOS—polycystic ovary syndrome—and you’re like most women who do, your first symptoms probably had to do with monthly cycles or problems getting pregnant, and that’s what many doctors treat first.

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4 reasons why weight loss is more than “calories in, calories out”

You've probably heard that weight is all about "calories in, calories out" throughout your weight loss journey. This theory is based on the idea that you're bound to lose weight if you burn more calories than you eat.

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Why you should forget everything diet culture has taught you

Weight care isn’t an elementary school math equation. Yet diet culture tells us that it’s all about the energy in (number of calories eaten) minus the energy out (calories burned). And guess what? It’s a ridiculously outdated concept!

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7 Ways to make mindful eating work for you

Wouldn’t it be something if we could lose weight as easily as we lose our keys? We’re often sold quick-fixes and follow fads that don’t last and promise results that don’t deliver.

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Why it’s so hard to lose weight if you have PCOS

Of the estimated 5 million American women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), between 40 and 80 percent find weight management a challenge. What gives? Well, as you know, PCOS is a hormonal disorder—and hormones affect many systems in your body, including those that help regulate body weight.

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Sleep and its correlation to weight loss

If you’ve ever turned in at 2 A.M. the night before an early meeting, you know how inadequate sleep affects your day.

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Should you use the BMI chart to set your weight goal?

You’ve probably had your body mass index—or BMI—measured at one or more check ups since you were a child. Care providers and even fitness coaches use BMI to gauge whether you’re at a healthy weight.

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Is dieting as big a sacrifice as having kids? What Americans think about weight loss

We make sacrifices every day—whether it’s sleeping a little less, so we have time to grab coffee on the way to work (a contradictory behavior many of us are guilty of), skipping dinner with friends to spend time with the family, or nixing our online shopping habits to save money. But when it comes to weight loss, we tend to view the sacrifices we make as majorones. (Yes, even if it’s something we really want.)

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How Found works to customize a treatment plan for you

Excess weight and obesity are complicated conditions. Popular belief is that they’re caused by overeating and lack of exercise.

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5 Lifestyle changes you can make for a healthier gut

Gut health affects every single part of your body.

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Why NSVs are so powerful for measuring your success

If you’ve been conditioned to place value on the scale, it’s not the only way to measure your progress—in fact, even if you have a smart biometric scale, it still isn’t telling you everything about your success.

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What to expect during your first month at Found

Starting something new can be scary—and that can be especially true of beginning a weight care program. (In fact, there’s a word for that very real fear of something new or unfamiliar: neophobia.) Is it normal to have some worries? Absolutely! Should they hold you back? Absolutely not!

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Three pieces of advice from a member who found his confidence

Shaun Santiago’s weight has been an ongoing battle for almost a decade. It fluctuated for years—he’d lose weight, only to gain it again. Before embarking on his long-term weight care journey with Found, the 48-year-old’s cholesterol was high, and he was pre-diabetic.

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Big things can happen when you combine the power of health coaching, an app, and meds

You’re probably familiar with the old saying about “fighting with one hand tied behind your back.” Well, for a long time, that’s how society has been fighting obesity–treating it like a simple matter of having the willpower to eat better and move more.

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Six reasons why weight loss is more than “eat less, and move more”

For years, you’ve been told that weight loss is just a matter of eating less and moving more, right? But the truth is that it’s not that simple. And that’s an understatement! Keep reading; we’ll explain. 

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Obesity stigma makes it difficult to get support, survey says

Here’s the thing about weight stigma: Whether you’ve heard it called fatphobia, fat shaming, or discrimination based on weight and size, all of those terms are consistent with systemic bias.

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LGBTQ+ discrimination can lead to physical health and weight issues

American history is filled with experiences and narratives from minorities who suffered prejudices as they fought to gain acceptance and, ultimately, freedom. And although we’ve come leaps and bounds in our inclusion of gender minorities—like the Supreme Court’s decision to recognize same-sex marriage in 2015—we have a way to go.

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What to do when you blow it

We’ve all been there—spontaneously grabbing and killing a bag of chips or hitting the Popeye’s drive-thru one evening because you’re ravenous and forgot to meal prep.

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Shame and its impact on health

We’ve all felt shame in some form in our lifetime—whether you were teased for wearing a certain swimsuit or mispronouncing a word.

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What kind of support do people want?

With millions of people thrust into isolation by the global pandemic, Americans have craved social support more than ever. But they may not know how to get it—or feel out of practice and a bit awkward as they tepidly move back into the world of “normalcy.”

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The biology of your set weight point

When it comes to our weight care journey, we already know that it involves a number of different factors—from intuitive eating to movement—but there's even more involved than that, and at an inherent biological level.

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14 inspiring quotes about health from Black culture

Focus on your health with these wise words from Black Americans

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3 Signs prescription weight care may be right for you in 2022

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4 Reasons to try medically-backed weight loss with Found in 2022

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Found pillar spotlight: Phentermine

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How to have a healthier holiday season with Found

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Obesity is a disease, not a decision

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Transgender people face unique weight challenges

In the 1990s, the idea of a transgender person was not a reality, and if it was portrayed in the mainstream it was made out to be odd or resembling some sort of circus act. Americans have come a long way as issues like being fired from a job or facing direct violence because you’re transgender have decreased immensely, but not totally.

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Looking after your sexual health while you're on a weight care journey

Sex isn’t the easiest thing to talk about (remember that cringey 8th grade sex ed class that didn’t exactly include everything you needed to know to be informed and safe?). Well, we’re going to go there anyway, because sexual health shouldn’t be taboo, and it can be an important part of your weight care journey.

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Wellbutrin weight loss: Can prescription bupropion help you lose weight?

Wellbutrin is used to treat multiple conditions, including treat multiple conditions like smoking cessation, binge eating, and depression. But it has also shown great promise in weight loss. Find out is Wellbutrin for weight loss is right for you.

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How often should you weigh yourself?

Wondering how often should you weigh yourself? Continue reading and find out.

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How metformin could help you on your weight care journey

You’ve tried every diet and plan out there and finally came across Found. (Welcome!) You like the idea of medication added to your weight care regimen—maybe this is the boost you needed all along.

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How to break a weight loss plateau

Wondering why your weight is refusing to budge? Read on, learn how to break a weight loss plateau.

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Stress and weight gain: The correlation

Chronic stress can be correlated to weight gain. Learn how stress management can help you with controlling your weight. Read on.

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What are the benefits of cardiovascular exercise?

Wondering what the benefits of cardiovascular exercise are? Read along to find out why cardiovascular activity is beneficial. 

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How to set weight loss goals

Wondering how to set weight loss goals and how to stick to them? We're here to help! Continue reading to learn how.

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Hormones and weight gain

Can your hormones play a factor in weight loss? Continue reading to find out.

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Weight care is complex. Here’s why you might need a medical team to succeed

What you learn in your junior high health class makes weight care sound simple: Burn more calories than you eat. It sounds easier than algebra. All you have to do is balance the calorie equation, right? But in real life, maintaining a healthy weight isn't so easy. Having a baby, working a demanding desk job, suffering an injury that limits you, or just getting older can make weight care complicated. Many of us start to feel shame as we gain weight:

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What is the correlation between sleep and metabolism?

Did you know that sleep plays an important role in regulating your metabolism? Read on to find what the correlation between sleep and metabolism is.

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How these members Found success with weight loss for the first time

At Found, we offer biology-based, science-backed prescription weight loss programs for our members. Read the real stories of Found members who have finally found a path to lasting weight care. Kristine, Christine, and Taylor tell us their stories about how Found altered their lives in more ways than just weight loss. 

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3 Things our members love about Found

At Found, we pride ourselves on taking care of our members throughout their weight-care journeys. From convenient virtual consultations to an easy-to-understand payment plan without hidden fees, every step of our program is designed with the well-being of our members in mind. 

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Does exercise improve cardiovascular function?

Exercise can greatly improve your cardiovascular function and even helps it perform better under stress. Follow along to learn more about it.

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How to start a weight loss journey

Do you want to lose weight but don't know where to start? Continue reading to learn how to start your weight loss journey.

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How does water help with weight loss?

So, how does water help with weight loss? Keep on reading to find out.

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5 Reasons to try medically-backed weight loss with Found

Written by Lisa Murray, Certified Health Coach at Found  Edited by Lynn Yudofsky, MD, Director of Behavioral Health at Found

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How long does it take to notice weight loss?

Wondering when you'll notice that you've lost weight? We've got you covered. Read on to find out.

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10 benefits of exercise on mental health

Exercise will not only improve your physical fitness but also your mental health as well. Read on to learn more of the benefits of exercise on mental health.

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The best ways to workout at home

Can't go to the gym? Here are some of the best ways to workout at home. Read on.

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10 benefits of aerobic exercise

Did you know that aerobic exercises are one of the most important factors in your overall fitness? Read on and learn about the benefits of aerobic exercise.

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How to restart your metabolism

Did you know that metabolism and weight gain are related? So, continue reading to learn more about it and how to restart your metabolism

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How much exercise do you need in a day?

How much exercise do you need in a day? Find out what medical experts are saying and how much you need depending on certain factors. Read on.

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How to create a workout plan

Learn how to create a workout plan that fits your needs. Find out what you need to factor in and how to monitor your progress once you've started. Learn more.

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What is the target heart rate for weight loss

Did you know that heart rate and weight loss are related? Read on to learn about what is the target heart rate for weight loss.

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Does exercise increase metabolism?

Did you know that regular exercise can affect your metabolism? Read and find out how does exercise increase metabolism.

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Steps to speed up your metabolism

Having a fast metabolism means that your body burns more fat just to maintain your current lifestyle and continue to function. In fact, metabolism isn't something that you are born with. You can change it t by implementing healthy habits despite your current metabolism level. Read more for tips to increase your metabolism.

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4 Reasons to try holistic weight loss with Found

Over the years, you may have been told that the only way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. For most Americans, however, it’s not that simple. Found provides weight care centered around your lifestyle that has been proven to be highly effective with lasting results.

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Meditation 101

Meditating can be extremely powerful for managing stress and helping your weight care journey. Read more for #FOUNDtips to support you in your meditation journey to becoming a mindful master!

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New Year’s resolutions don’t work. Here’s how to set goals that stick

Be honest: Does the prospect of the approaching new year fill you with a little bit of dread? You're not alone. For those of us who feel urgently that we'd like to lose weight, get healthy, and get out there to enjoy life, the idea of setting a New Year's resolution can be very tempting, and also a little scary. This time of year might dredge up memories of resolutions past, and remind us about what we haven't been able to accomplish yet.

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Soul food is healthier than you think

Soul food gets a bad rap. But with ingredients like greens, black-eyed peas, seafood and sweet potatoes—it can be seriously good for you.

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Breaking the calorie counting cycle

It’s hard to have a healthy relationship with food when you’re constantly thinking about how it might hurt your goals. Try a different approach: Stop. Counting. Calories.

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Is calorie counting effective?

Is calorie counting actually effective? Keep on reading to find out.

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What are the best foods for weight loss?

Did you know that there are some foods that can affect your appetite and can even promote weight loss? Read on for the best foods for weight loss.

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Find fiber: The magic bullet

A “magic bullet” is often described as the cure-all for disease and other ailments. Did you know that fiber could be the magic bullet in your weight care journey? From lowering the rate of sugar absorption to decreasing inflammation, fiber acts as a natural, preventative medicine for difficult problems. Read on to learn how you can incorporate fiber into your daily diet.

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Missed our ‘Lunch Break’ cooking class? Here’s the recipe and other lunch tips

In case you missed our #LunchBreak event, we held a cooking class with several members of our Found leadership team and special guest Desiree Nielsen, RD. Get the recipe and handy tips here!

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5 Tips for a better gut

Need a little help from a friend? Your gut (microbiome) may be your best friend as it offers a host of health benefits, and has more of an impact on your overall health than you may be aware of - similar to your closest pal.

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4 Steps to improve your willpower

The secret to strengthening your willpower

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How hip hop can boost mental health

How hip-hop and rap can boost your mental health

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Dismantling diet culture with a team of experts and new funding

We are only just getting started dismantling the diet culture that has failed us for too long. Lasting weight loss with Found through the guidance of doctors, nurses, coaches and a supportive community isn’t just possible, it’s attainable. This resolution season, and every day after, the Found team is committed to helping people find joy in their bodies, through evidence-based, sustainable weight care for all. 

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An exciting new chapter at Found

Obesity is a disease, not a decision - and needs to be treated like one. We're brining an integrated, individualized and evidence-based approach to weight health with a heavy focus on being kind to yourself and your body.

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Vegan Colombian Arepas

Carolyn, creator of The Healthy Voyager, celebrates her Colombian heritage—and the holidays—with arepas, which are a tradition in her home. They're great for breakfast or dinner. She's created a special vegan and gluten-free version just for Found.

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Roasted Snapper with Herb-Caper Vinaigrette

This recipe—which is anti-inflammatory and has Mediterranean vibes—is the best “I’ve got no time” dinner because it takes almost no time, really! When buying fish fillets, look for shiny, firm flesh with no gaping.

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10 Easy healthy recipes for weight loss

Cooking healthy recipes has never been this easy! So, continue reading for some easy healthy recipes for weight loss.

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Top 5 healthy juice recipes: Smoothies & juices for weight loss

Looking for some detox juice recipes that can also help with weight loss? Keep on reading for the best healthy juice recipes for weight loss.

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Salad recipes for weight loss: Healthy, tasty & homemade

Wondering which salad to make for dinner? We've got you covered! Read on for a list of the best healthy salad recipes

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Found Healthy Plate Guide

Build a foundation for healthy eating by stocking your pantry to support your goals. Sometimes it’s nice to mix and match with ingredients you have on hand, or Instacart them over to your house!

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Healthy vegetarian recipes for weight loss

Looking for vegetarian recipes that can help with weight loss? We have got you covered! So, read on for some of the best vegetarian recipes for weight loss.

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Healthy snack recipes for weight loss

Looking for snacks that don't cause you to gain weight? We've got you covered! Read on for a list of healthy snack recipes that can help with weight loss.

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Missed our ‘Building a Balance Holiday Plate’ class? Here’s the recipes and tips

See the highlights from our event with registered dietician Krystal Durham and Found Coach Caroline H. Get the recipes and handy tips here!

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