Top 5 Sugar Shockers

Surprising foods you never knew were loaded with sugar When it comes to sweet treats like doughnuts, cakes and cookies, it’s pretty obvious that they’re loaded with sugar. But what about the not-so-obvious foods? Health professionals agree that we need to use more discretion when consuming certain foods. Reading nutrition labels, checking ingredients and doing[…]

Holiday Weight Gain: Taking It Off Is Harder Than Putting It On

By: Providence Medical Group An international team of researchers has parsed the numbers and reached a conclusion that you already knew, way down deep inside. It turns out that most people in three developed countries – the United States, Germany and Japan – gain a noticeable amount of weight over the holidays. And some of it[…]

Aerobic Exercise Is Good For The Mature Brain

December 01, 2016  By: Providence Medical Group You’ve heard that physical activity can help sharpen the brain, especially in people who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a study out of Wake Forest’s School of Medicine adds to the scientific evidence that exercise can improve brain function. Researchers found that aerobic exercise helped retain and[…]

6 Exercises That Burn Calories In Overdrive (And Are Not Burpees)

If your health, fitness, or body composition goals involve fat-burning or losing weight, after working on your nutrition, you’re going to want to focus on fitness routines tailored to those goals. In most cases this means regular workouts that involve exercises that burn calories and build muscle. Most people immediately associate cardio with calorie-burning, and[…]

Shed Winter Weight Gain Fast With These Helpful Tips

Image via Pixabay We aren’t mind readers, but odds are high that one of your New Year’s resolutions involves exercise or weight loss. There’s also an excellent chance that you abandoned – or will abandon – your resolution by the end of January. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, we’re here to help. Take[…]

Vitamin K – A Layman’s Guide to Blood Sugar Levels

What do you know about blood sugar levels? Depending on your experience, you may associate them with kids who have had way too much candy and are frantically running around the house. Or, if you suffer from diabetes, you probably think of regularly jabbing yourself with a needle to make sure you don’t need to[…]

Can You Lose Weight By Walking?

“Can you lose weight by walking?”. Well let me tell you, the answer is an emphatic YES. Humans were made to move, although it’s easy to forget that as we’ve progressed from hunter-gatherers to working desk jobs and commuting by car from door to door.  Read the full article at this link: Can You Lose[…]

How To Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution From Failing

By Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, CNN (CNN)If you’re like most Americans, you’ve made getting more fit and losing weight your New Year’s resolution to kick off 2017. Unfortunately, your resolution will most likely fail. According to a study from the Statistic Brain Research Institute, roughly 42% of Americans made New Year’s resolutions for 2017. The most common[…]

How Diabetes Affects Various Parts Of The Body

  Photo via Pixabay by Geralt Diabetes affects an estimated 29 million people in the United States, and although the disease can be caused by many factors and can come in different forms, the symptoms are usually very similar. Some people are diagnosed with it at a very early age; this is usually called Type 1[…]

Help For Gluten Sensitivity

Getting glutened can feel just like the flu:  you might feel achy, fatigued, depressed, headachy, have gastrointestinal distress, get a rash, experience swelling or joint pain, or other not-so-fun experiences. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help get over getting “glutened”―and there’s even now something you can do to prevent getting[…]