If your body won’t let go of the weight after you’ve tried dieting, exercising, lowering stress levels, and getting more sleep, there is likely an underlying physiological answer. One of the first lab tests I run in my office to find out what’s going on is called “Chem55.” This blood test has 55 different markers […]
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A popular buzzword in the health world is “probiotics.” Most people don’t even know what they are, but they have heard things like “everyone should be taking them” or “they are good for gut health.” I’m here to tell you that these are both true! If you’re struggling with weight loss resistance, probiotics are something […]
The people that I work with when it comes to weight loss are some of the most hardworking dedicated people. They have been using will power for years with diets that they have suffered through, and lifestyle changes that should have worked. The commitment from these chronic dieters is there, but the results aren’t. What […]
Society Doesn’t Value Sleep A huge factor that contributes to weight loss resistance is poor sleep. Don’t you wish the only thing you had to do to lose weight was just sleep more? While sleep does not directly cause weight loss it indirectly affects weight loss in some big ways. Society has conditioned us to […]
A critical test to have done for patients who are dealing with resistant weight loss is an adrenal stress index test. Too much cortisol can lead to weight gain, especially in the abdominal area. How Are Your Adrenals Functioning? When you’re in the early stages of stress, your adrenal glands produce a lot of cortisol. […]
The people in my office who are struggling with weight are some of the most driven and persistent people I have ever met. These are people who have done the strict diets and done the exercise and still haven’t lost significant weight. It’s Not A Self Control Problem It’s Physiology A lot of the time, […]
Saturated fat that causes the damage that all the research is talking about come from cows that were fed corn. Good fat is necessary for a healthy body.
The first step is figuring how to survive the day by allocating your spoons accordingly.
The second step is focusing on actions you can do today so you can thrive tomorrow.
Getting healthy is challenging but staying sick with a chronic disease is even harder. Ultimatley, it is up to you which hard you want to choose.
The real cost of convenience is your health. Consuming convenient food means that your body isn’t getting all the nutrients it needs.