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Study Shows Why It Is So Important to Maintain a Steady Weight

Study Shows Why It Is So Important to Maintain a Steady Weight

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you how easy it is to gain a few pounds – or how difficult it can be to lose it! Five pounds might seem like little more than a nuisance, but a recent study indicates that packing on just a few pounds can increase your chances of developing heart failure. [1] A […]

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Holding on to excess weight

Yo-Yo dieting has become almost the norm for American society. We go on a diet, lose some weight and get into a “health kick”. We feel good! It is hard to maintain, though due to restrictions, time and life in general. Many of us slide back into old routines and eventually back to our old […]

Mainstream media touts flawed study claiming that exercise increases body fat

Mainstream media touts flawed study claiming that exercise increases body fat

Serving as further evidence of how little the mainstream scientific community understands about nutrition and health, a new study recently published in a reputable health journal makes the outrageous claim that exercise can actually cause some people to gain weight in the form of added fat. Researchers from the Arizona State University (ASU) School of […]

Obesity Will Soon Overtake Smoking as Principal Cause of Cancer

Obesity Will Soon Overtake Smoking as Principal Cause of Cancer

More than 2.1 billion people, or close to 30 percent of the global population, are overweight or obese, and obesity is responsible for about five percent of all deaths each year, worldwide.1 In the US, nearly one in five deaths is now associated with obesity. That obesity factors into your mortality risk isn’t so surprising […]

Gut Feelings–the "Second Brain" in Our Gastrointestinal Systems [Excerpt]

Gut Feelings–the “Second Brain” in Our Gastrointestinal Systems [Excerpt]

From The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood and Your Long-Term Health, by Justin Sonnenburg and Erica Sonnenburg, PhDs. Reprinted by arrangement with Penguin Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC, a Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © Justin Sonnenburg and Erica Sonnenburg, 2015. A primal connection exists between our brain […]

Is it time to do another detox?

Is it time to do another detox?

People will argue that our bodies were designed to be self-cleaning and that doing internal cleanses is a waste of time, and in theory they are right. The problem is that our bodies were designed to eat real food and live in an unpolluted environment. We all know that in 2015 that isn’t the case. […]

Metabolic Syndrome: Why this Epidemic is Sweeping America (What you can do to stop it)

Metabolic Syndrome: Why this Epidemic is Sweeping America (What you can do to stop it)

There is an epidemic of metabolic syndrome sweeping across America. This may not mean much to the average person who doesn’t know exactly what metabolic syndrome is, but it’s a big deal.  “Metabolic syndrome is a “perfect storm” of conditions that include high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, increased levels of blood sugar, and a […]

Achieve Independent Health With Your Optimized Nutrition Plan: Getting Started

Achieve Independent Health With Your Optimized Nutrition Plan: Getting Started

Welcome to the condensed version of my nutrition plan that can have a powerful and dramatic influence on your ability to achieve optimal health. My program comes from decades of experience in which I have researched extensively, conferred with my professional colleagues, and most importantly, successfully treated tens of thousands of patients. Many are struggling […]

Calories are not the enemy

Calories are not the enemy

Calories are not the enemy. This may be a statement that makes many people uncomfortable. We have been inundated by the media from every angle for the past couple of decades to believe otherwise. Processed food packages are marked “diet” “low calorie” “low fat” and marked with names like “weight watchers” “lean cuisine” enticing consumers with […]

FED UP - Official Movie Trailer!

FED UP – Official Movie Trailer!

This is the movie the food industry doesn’t want you to see. FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public, resulting in one of the largest health […]