Category: Weight Management

Common Probiotic Misconceptions and Facts

We often recommend probiotics in our practice. Every day, we answer questions regarding the importance of  probiotics, the best brands and how and where to purchase them.  There are other considerations that we would like to share with you. Probiotics are microorganisms that have been shown to prevent and treat illnesses. They are often referred… Read more »

Lose Stubborn Pounds

If diets just aren’t cutting it for you when it comes to weight loss it may be time to make some life changes. Losing weight is not just about how much you exercise and cutting calories. By making these simple life changes your weight will finally start to budge. Let’s start with your kitchen. Cook… Read more »

Weight Management: Hormonal Influence

When it comes to weight management, we have all heard the sayings “It’s about calories in versus calories burned” and “it’s all about will power”.  It may be all about balance, but not just the balance of calories taken in versus calories burned by exercise and daily living.  What science is telling us more recently,… Read more »

The Blood Sugar Surprise Leading to Type 2 Diabetes

Is your fasting blood sugar above 100? Even if it’s between 95 and 100 fasting, there is reason to be concerned. No, this is not considered diabetes, but it may be the start down the path leading to pre-diabetes and heart disease. A healthy fasting blood sugar should be less than 90. Actually, the blood… Read more »