The #1 barrier to weight loss

According to the current statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of all American adults are obese. That’s a big percentage, and a big problem for our health care system and current state of national health. Obesity is linked to a number of serious diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and various cancers. What is …

The benefits of medical weight loss

Have you been considering a weight-loss program, but aren’t sure which one to choose? Commercial weight-loss programs have been around forever, but do they really work? These days, more advanced weight-loss programs are able to offer a higher degree of personalization than those that focus on counting points or calories. These programs, known as medical weight loss programs, are supervised …

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How much vitamin D do you need (and why it matters)

Do you get enough vitamin D? How do you even know if you’re getting enough? Vitamin D is one of the most essential vitamins for our health. In fact, some healthcare professionals now believe that achieving optimal vitamin D levels is more important than balancing any other hormone. Even in Florida, where many people spend their days under the sun, …

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9 ways to boost metabolism

Does your metabolism need a healthy boost? Are you finding it difficult to burn calories and shed weight? When your metabolism is high and functioning with fervor, you burn calories at a faster rate, allowing you to efficiently lose weight and keep the weight off. When metabolism is low, you’ll find your weight-loss efforts are like rolling a boulder up …

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10 benefits of intermittent fasting

Are you ready to integrate a weight-loss plan into your health routine that actually works?  Intermittent fasting is a scientifically proven way to not only shed pounds and reduce belly fat, it’s also been shown to extend lifespan, improve brain health, and even help reduce the risk of chronic diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer. This healthy eating habit is simple …

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10 signs you might have leaky gut syndrome

If you’re savvy to current health jargon, you’ve probably heard of leaky gut syndrome, but you might not understand the ins and outs of this particular digestive condition. Hippocrates, Western medicine’s forefather, believed all illness started in the gut. Ayurveda, India’s ancient healing tradition, also agrees. And increasingly, modern medicine recognizes that digestive health is necessary for a healthy body …

Hormones and weight gain: what you need to know

Ah … hormones. If you’re a woman of a certain age (or man, for that matter), you probably have a love/hate relationship with them. When hormones are balanced, you feel calm, centered, and like your true self. Off balance, hormones can throw you into a state of irritation, fatigue, mood swings, and all-around unsteadiness. What’s more, hormones and weight are …