Are Your Habits Healthy or Hurtful?

How do we know which habits are worth investing our time, energy or money in?

Will fasting and detoxing help you lose weight – in the long-run? The best, and in our opinion the only way you should decide which habits to adopt and conserve is to check-in with your doctor or a a true-life medical weight loss expert. Stick to habits that keep your whole self healthy, energized and poised for long-lasting health.

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Get up, Stand up & Move Your Body

The trouble with sitting too much

Research shows that even if you’re including a little exercise into your daily life sitting for prolonged hours, 8+, is still actively hurting your body. Sitting for countless hours a day hinders your blood from keeping a necessary steady flow through your body. Your muscles, joints and spine are stressed and slowly taking a painful new “normal” form. Continue reading

Foods For Weight Loss

Wouldn’t it be great if we could eat more and get thinner?

Well, here’s your cheat-sheet for foods to start stocking up on.

Most of us are aware of the foods that are definitely bad for us. High calories, fructose and carbohydrates. The rule to remember is not “let’s cut these all out” rather we should be focusing on “let’s make sure to eat the high quality version of these.”

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Obesity: Where Do You Weigh-In?

Worldwide obesity is still a thing?

Absolutely. In 2015 the United States of America, is still ranking at #2 in the world as one of the most obese countries in the world. You might say to yourself, well whole, organic and gluten-free foods are very trendy now, this can’t be right? That may be true, but higher quality foods do not equate to lower quantity fat. We’re still consuming larger amounts and exercising the least than most of the world.

We can mostly chalk that up to access to convenience, in many forms. Fast food and easy consumption of entertainment and goods. We’re also very poorly educated when it comes to what qualifies us as obese, more importantly how and when we should be weary of the consequences of being obese. It’s a scary and very shame-fueled word these days but it doesn’t have to be that way. The more we accept that it is a qualifying term for inevitable health issues the sooner we can act on preventative and weight control measures. Continue reading

Can Vitamin D Supplements Really Make A Difference

Life after weight loss

Vitamin D supplements are a small yet meaningful part of improving your health and finding relief.

Vitamin D is such an influential component in our genetic development that improving your levels with supplements in addition to safe exposure to sunlight can really help turn a corner for your health issues. While you won’t see changes instantly, if you are dealing with chronic joint or bone pain you can expect to feel a difference with consistent action in just a few weeks.  Continue reading

How To Know If You’re Vitamin D Deficient

Could you be struggling from Vitamin D deficiency and not even know it?

Often times it’s easy for people and even physicians to identify if we’re having issues with enough Calcium or Iron but often a Vitamin D low is not as apparent. We commonly know of the existence of Vitamin D as it’s popular association with getting some sunshine. But why this is even relevant or much less vital to our health is virtually unknown.

What you need to know about Vitamin D

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What Is Medical Weight Loss?

what is medical weight loss

What is Medical Weight Loss & Do I Need It?

You might not know what Medical Weight Loss is and why you should probably choose it over any other weight loss plan. Medical weight loss is a physician and expert guided support system for losing weight and addressing weight-related medical problems. It’s a whole-health approach to helping you shed pounds and live and feel better. Continue reading

How To Stick To Your Weight Loss Resolution

New year, new you?

Every New Year’s eve we participate in a number of rituals. One of the most notorious rituals is making resolutions. Weight loss is a resolution that always seems to top the list. It’s also, not a big surprise here, one of the most failed resolutions.

45% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions but only 8% succeed.

Weight Loss is ranked the #1 New Year’s Resolution according to a study by the University of Scranton, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. However, for many people drive and motivation typically fizzles out within a month of the new year. The most common reason for failed resolutions? Continue reading

Vitamin B 12 Deficiency?

Get A Boost

Your energy might be low because of a vitamin deficiency. Specifically, Vitamin B-12, also known as the energy vitamin. B 12 is an essential game-player for the normal functioning of your brain and nervous system. It is key to powering your energy and metabolism.

You might have a B 12 deficiency if you’ve noticed, fatigue, breathlessness, numbness, poor balance, and memory trouble. Please note B 12 deficiency can only be medically diagnosed.

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