How to Get the Most from Your Doctor Visits

By | 2017-09-04T19:57:47+00:00 August 18th, 2017|HEALTH|

Doctors are trained to listen to our problems, unfortunately two things happen in a visit that often deters from getting the best health advice: 1) Doctors are busy. They’re looking for our chief complaint and considering a plan of treatment. 2) We don’t prioritize our concerns and often leave out important information for the doctor [...]

Vitamin B12: Are you getting enough?

By | 2017-08-13T21:59:38+00:00 August 13th, 2017|HEALTH|

Most people absorb enough vitamin B12 from natural sources like eggs, fish, dairy products, and meat. But for women with gut problems such as IBS, Chrons, celiac disease, heartburn sufferers taking protein pump inhibitors, strict vegans and vegetarians might find themselves at risk for B12 deficiencies. Symptoms can increase quickly once they start, so will [...]

Sugar Free! Healthy? Opps!

By | 2017-08-05T18:16:11+00:00 August 7th, 2017|HEALTH|

We drink diet soda, replace sugar with sugar-free sweeteners and attempt to learn the myriad of names for sugar on labels to avoid compromising our health. I always wondered why some people who exclusively drink diet sodas and sugar-free snacks seemed to fight their weight more than someone downing pastries and syrupy sodas. Here’s the [...]

Know Your Heart Numbers

By | 2017-07-17T21:26:38+00:00 August 1st, 2017|HEALTH|

Keys to Heart Rate Training Regardless of your goals—weight loss, athletic performance, cardiovascular strength, or body transformation—monitoring your heart rate is key to your success. Following guidelines for your target heart rate makes the difference between achievement or failure. Your goal during a workout should not be to crank your heart rate as high as [...]

Sugar: Toxic, Addicting, and Deadly?!

By | 2017-07-17T16:06:44+00:00 July 17th, 2017|HEALTH|

Sugar: Toxic, Addicting, and Deadly You’d never impose heroin on your body. But what if I told you there is a substance out there more addicting than illicit drugs and is so abundant in our day to day living, we don’t see the dangers affecting us. We add it to our morning coffee or tea. [...]