We've shared over several posts the health risks that may result from obesity. Carrying extra weight can increase the risk of many complications related to your heart, vascular system, higher risk of diabetes, increased pain levels, and more. Medical providers often urge those with a higher BMI to lose weight to reduce potential health issues.… Continue reading Cardiovascular Fitness Impacts Health As Much As Weight Loss
We've previously shared how a diet that includes anti-inflammatory foods like vegetables, berries, healthy proteins and fats, and probiotics can improve your health. Very simply put, inflammation is when your body's immune system reacts to an irritant. That irritant may be a pathogen- a virus, bacteria, or fungi. An irritant may be external, like a… Continue reading Does An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help Weight Loss?
I am regularly faced with frustrated patients adamant they do everything right - eat healthy, exercise, limit desserts, and still can’t lose weight. But when we break it down into individual components there’s often an "aha moment" where the culprit is found. Here are some of the reasons all your hard work isn’t paying off:… Continue reading 8 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight
It’s a new year. A new start. Leave the old behind. The old frustrations, disappointments and issues in the past. We all know the drill. Make New Years resolutions that last a few weeks, before joining the pile of others promised in years past. This time, let’s make weight loss resolutions a reality. Here are… Continue reading 7 Tips for Sticking With New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions
Too often, weight loss is approached by subtracting or restricting foods. But sometimes adding foods can actually improve weight loss. That’s the case with vegetables. Because they are high in water and fiber they help to satisfy hunger and give the feeling of fullness, especially when consumed before a meal. They're also packed with many beneficial nutrients… Continue reading These 10 Foods Can Help Weight Loss