Laura Katleman-Prue

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Laura Katleman Author of the best-selling book, Skinny Thinking (about getting skinny by changing your thinking) Skinny Thinking grew out of Laura Katleman-Prue's desire to heal the eating, weight, and body image issues that plagued her for 35 years. She discovered that the root of her problem was the way she thought about food. In fact, changing her diet was irrelevant, if she didn't change her thinking habits. By teaching herself to go on a "thought diet" and transform her relationship with food, she experienced permanent healing. This healing motivated her to write Skinny Thinking and to lead Skinny Thinking Workshops in order to help others heal their eating issues as well. Laura attended Pomona College and pursued graduate studies in Marketing at Boston College. In 1980, she founded the Boston Brownie Company Inc. with retail and wholesale distribution in 2,000 stores in 14 states along the eastern seaboard. In 1992, Laura completed coursework at Lesley University in Counseling Psychology. That same year, she received a Certification in Transpersonal Psychology from the Theravision Institute. A long-time meditator, she has been teaching meditation and self-inquiry for the past four years. She began teaching Skinny Thinking Workshops in 2009. RADIO/TELEVISION • Daytime – ABC TV – Regional Show – 19 markets, 2 appearances. • The Voice of Change Radio. Interview with Sharon Ann-Wykoff, January 26, 2011 • ABC7 Chicago. Interview with Sylvia Perez. April, 2010 http://abclocal.go.com/wls/video?id=7370922&pid=7369694 • ABC10 Philadelphia. Interview with Ali Gorman. April, 2010 • WNBC The 10! Show Philadelphia, Interview with Lori Wilson, April, 2010 • KFAB, Interview with Suzanna, November 26, 2010 • The Good Life Show, Interview with Jesse Dylan, May 5, 2010 • Life Improvement Show, Interview with Neal Desch, May 24, 2010 • Cable Radio Network with Erik and Jack, April 1, 2010 • Jackie Boyer Show, October 20, 2009 PRINT INTERVIEWS AND REVIEWS • Interview in Yoga Journal Magazine. Article on Dieting and Meditation and Yoga, April , 2011. • Today's Diet & Nutrition Book Review of Skinny Thinking , July, 2010. • Two Guys Talking About Food Interview. “Time to Wise Up About You and Food, Laura Says,” May, 2010, • Baltimore Sun. Interview by Jill Rosen, March 4, 2010. BOOKS AND ARTICLES • Skinny Thinking, Morgan James Publishing, April, 2010, Amazon Bestseller • Skinny Thinking For Men, Cave of the Heart Publishing, • Skinny Thinking Workbook, Cave of the Heart Publishing, • Skinny Thinking Daily Thoughts, Cave of the Heart Publishing • Skinny Thinking Chew On This!, Cave of the Heart Publishing • Food Freedom and Truth, Cave of the Heart Publishing • The Mind-Body Reset - ebook • Sashay Magazine Feature Article, “The Beauty of Being,” June/July Body Image Issue, 2010 WORKSHOPS / PUBLIC SPEAKING/ WRITER/ COURSES • Dr. Oz, Expert in the Sharecare Network • Daily Om Course – The Thought Diet,- #1 Bestseller for two months running • 5 Day Workshop, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, August, 2011 • Weekend Workshop Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, December, 2010 • Weekend Workshop All That Matters, September, 2010 • Speaker for Whole Health Expo April, 2010 • Speaker for Whole Health Expo April, 2009 • Teaching Courses on Self-Realization and Meditation since 2006 EDUCATION • Graduate of Theravision Institute of Transpersonal Psychology • Graduate of Pomona College The Skinny Thinking Book Skinny Thinking: Five Revolutionary Steps to Permanently Heal Your Relationship with Food, Weight, and Your Body gives readers a step-by-step guide for healing their eating and weight issues once and for all. Most people can force weight off on a diet, but like pulling off the top of a weed, it comes right back, unless they change their thinking. This is the root of the problem. The Skinny Thinking five steps show you how to permanently change your relationship with food by changing the way you think about it. Contrary to popular belief, eating and weight issues don’t have to be a lifelong struggle. If you have the right tools, you can end it for good. For more information about Laura go to: www.skinnythinking.com

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    FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A six-year study of people with type 2 diabetes found that intensively lowering blood pressure had a long-lasting effect in preventing heart attacks, strokes and deaths. But intensive blood sugar control didn't produce those benefits, the researchers fou

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    THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates.

    Previous animal research has suggested that one or both could help prevent cataracts. To invest...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have the largest number of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms are almost three times more likely to develop an addiction to food, a new study suggests.

    The findings don't prove a direct link between PTSD and women overeating or...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics and dieters who turn to artificial sweeteners to soothe their sweet tooth may not be doing themselves any favors, a new Israeli study suggests.

    Artificial sweeteners can potentially make blood sugar levels rise despite containing no ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sixteen major food and beverage companies have made good on their pledge to cut calories in their U.S. products, a new report finds.

    The companies, acting together through the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, pledged to remove 1 trillion ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people exposed to high levels of black carbon -- the fine particle air pollution from traffic -- may have increased levels of leptin, a hormone linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease, a new study suggests.

    Although the research doesn...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study.

    Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that consuming at least two servings of fish and omega-3s (long-c...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new weight-loss medication for the overweight and obese has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration.

    Contrave is a combination of two already-approved drugs, naltrexone and bupropion, in extended-release form. The former is appr...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Discrimination against overweight or obese people, commonly known as "fat shaming," does not help them lose weight and may do more harm than good, according to research from London.

    Being harassed or treated with disrespect, receiving poor se...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people may be more vulnerable to environmental food cues than thin people because of differences in their brain chemistry, a new study suggests.

    This finding could explain why obese people tend to overeat in response to food triggers, suc...Full Article

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    (HealthDay News) -- Some foods can interact with medications, causing harmful side effects.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians says these factors may raise your risk of a food/drug interaction:

    • Being a pregnant woman.
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    • Having a c
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    TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs seem to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in children who have a genetic cholesterol disorder, according to a long-term European study.

    Researchers looked at 194 children and teens in the Netherlands...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The recent deaths of two high school football players highlight the danger faced by athletes if they drink too much water or too many sports drinks, a new study says.

    The players died of exercise-associated hyponatremia, which occurs when athletes...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The recent deaths of two high school football players highlight the danger faced by athletes if they drink too much water or too many sports drinks, a new study says.

    The players died of exercise-associated hyponatremia, which occurs when athletes...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 states have obesity rates topping one-third of their population, and six states saw a rise in obesity rates last year, according to two new reports on America's worrisome, widening girth.

    The reports released Thursday -- one from t...Full Article