Alternative Weight Loss Solutions for Yo-Yo Dieters, Transition Dieters, Binge-Eaters and Emotional Eaters with Behavioral Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian Maya Nahra





 "America doesn't have an obesity issue;  America has a responsibility and discipline  issue. America has a positivity and focus  issue. The fact is we don't need any more  education. We don't need any more diet  books,  doctors and nutritionists. We simply  need new  habits.


 This isn't about food anymore."


 -Maya Nahra, Registered Dietitian and  Founder, Healthy Habit Solutions, ending America's dieting obsession



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Client Brittany Avent Introduction: Her Initial 8-Step Plan

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Learn How to Meal Plan in 4 Steps

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