Poor Sleep & Weight Gain:

Poor Sleep & Weight Gain:

When we are sleeping, our bodies clear out metabolic waste, thereby foods eaten and cleaning out waste for a clean start for the next day.  Decreased sleep directly decreases our metabolism and leads to weight gain. Chronic poor sleep is slightly rel...

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What are some of the best tips for weight loss?

What are some of the best tips for weight loss?

There are some things that work to help with ANY diet to move weight loss forward….what are these common things?Cutting out added sugarDecreasing refined grains like bread and pastaCutting out highly processed food (chips, cookies, canned soups, baco...

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Why is diabetes such a big deal?

Why is diabetes such a big deal?

WHY IS DIABETES SUCH A BIG DEAL? Type 2 Diabetes, earlier known as non-insulin dependent diabetes, has been on the rise for years. Patients often ask me, “why is having a little high blood sugar such a problem? I feel totally fine!”. Type 2 Diabetes...

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WHAT DIET IS BEST FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

WHAT DIET IS BEST FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

The number of diets that exist promising the user of that diet incredible weight loss success, fat-burning, and increased vitality is staggering.  What should we believe?  Intermittent fasting? The Ketogenic diet? The Paleo diet? The use of weight lo...

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Finding the silver linings of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Finding the silver linings of the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s easy to let your life be ruled by fear and to feel somewhat frozen during this strange new era in our lives.  So much is beyond our control and unpredictable, but there are always things to be gained even in the face of the current Coronavirus r...

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How do I increase my metabolism??

How do I increase my metabolism??

Many of us remember the days when we could eat whatever we wanted and still not gain weight.  This becomes very difficult to do as we age.  The metabolism decreases by about 2-3% each decade which makes a big difference when trying to keep to a healt...

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

Every year people make health and weight goals for their New Year’s Resolution:  “I will lose 20 pounds in 6 weeks”; “I will get off of sugar FOREVER!”; “I will go to the gym every day without fail!”; “I am cutting out all carbs and only eating prote...

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Enjoy Thanksgiving without the Weight Gain

Enjoy Thanksgiving without the Weight Gain

Thanksgiving is wonderful time to celebrate family, friendships and food. Even for those of us watching our weight and trying to stay healthy through the holiday season, there is no reason not to look forward to a holiday that celebrates FOOD; we jus...

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What is an Antioxidant? Will Eating this Help Me Lose Weight??

What is an Antioxidant? Will Eating this Help Me Lose Weight??

An antioxidant is a compound most often found in foods that inhibits OXIDATION, which is a chemical reaction that produces free radicals in the body.   What’s the big deal about free radicals??  Free radicals cause cell damage and play a role in prom...

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Nutrition for Weight Loss

Nutrition for Weight Loss

What is the ideal diet for weight loss? How much protein should you eat? Should we all be doing intermittent fasting? How do we boost our metabolism??? All good questions. Some simple answers. There was a great article written in the New England Jour...

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