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Category Archives: Weight Loss

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder A conversation about Seasonal Affective Disorder usually brings to mind the idea that low light levels are the main cause of this condition. Too often, scientific studies in an attempt to simplify the process, will isolate one or two factors as causal but this approach almost always falls short.  Most health conditions […]

Heartburn 101

Heartburn is a descriptive term but it is very general, and it doesn’t tell you much about the underlying condition. So what it heartburn and how should you deal with it?

Executives Guide – Eating well while traveling

You’ve got your meal plans dialed. Your organic Ketogenic high protein fiber rich bulletproof super diet is ON, and you’re loving it, AND living it. Until you don’t It’s 4:30 am you’re headed to the airport after you woke up a bit late, and skipped your daily butter coffee with MCT oil. You’re running through […]

Executives Guide – Exercise, The 7 keys for success

I’m busy, just like you. Everyone knows how important it is to take “fitness” and “health” seriously, VERY few do… With so many things in life, consistency is key, and exercise is no different. I’m often asked, “how do you find time to exercise”? This is never easy, and unfortunately, there is no silver bullet […]

A simple & reliable method for determining how much water you should drink

The debate about how much water you need to drink each day rages on. I’ve doled out my share of dumb information about the intake of water in the past but because I just turned 50, I’m going to relax a bit and tell you about my new more reliable method for determining water intake. […]

Your Leptin Levels Are Elevated

Leptin is one of the most influential hormones in the regulation of fat stores in our bodies. It is secreted by adipocytes (fat cells) and is used as a “signaling molecule” from the to the brain. Leptin is secreted into bloodstream from the adipocytes. When it reaches the hypothalamus gland in your brain, it binds […]

Food Sensitivities

As mentioned in the article, “The 16 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight”, food sensitivities may play a role in weight retention. You won’t find many studies to prove this point but I’ve seen it in clinical practice and if you look up the search terms “gut immunology,” and “gut permeability” you will find associations between […]

Why You Eat Too Much Food

This is one of the topics I wanted to tease out as part of The 16 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight. It should be no surprise to anyone that too much food will make you fat. But some people never think about what it takes for their body to burn through the food they eat. […]

Is Breakfast A Good Idea

Everyone says you should eat breakfast. I tell my kids to always eat breakfast because their brains need the fuel. Studies tell us that people who eat breakfast tend to have a lower body mass index. They say that most people who skip breakfast tend to eat more calories later in the day to make […]

You Eat The Wrong Foods

There shouldn’t be too many surprises here but if you’re new to this kind of information you might find a gem or two. Admittedly, any food if eaten too much can cause health issues but I’m focusing on the foods people tend to have the most problems with their everyday diets. We all eat foods […]