Health And Wellness

Finding Happiness *

Posted: Mar 21 in Health And Wellness by

As Spring has now sprung, I can’t tell you how many patients tell me the same thing: “If I could just lose some weight, I would be so much happier!” Well, unfortunately I think this opens a larger can of worms and leads to a bit of a chicken vs. egg argument. Believing that weight […]

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More Evidence on the Risks of Ultra-Processed Foods *

Posted: Feb 01 in cancer, Nutrition by

A lot of evidence has emerged on the dangers of ultra-processed foods of late. Ultra-processed foods are¬†food items¬†which have been heavily processed during their production, including soft drinks, mass-produced packaged breads, cookies and cakes, salty snacks, many ready meals / frozen meals, hot dogs, cold cuts, fast food, and most breakfast cereals. They tend to […]

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5 Minutes a Day can Save Your Life *

Posted: Jan 24 in Activity Recommendations by

According to a new study published in Nature Medicine, even for people who don’t regularly go to the gym, short spurts of activity may prolong lifespan. Vigorous Intermittent Lifestyle Physical Activity At least 2.5 hours per week of moderate-intensity physical activity is recommend for general health. Moderate intensity physical activity is any activity equivalent to […]

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Does timing matter (a.k.a. Intermittent Fasting)? *

Posted: Jan 24 in Nutrition, Weight loss by

Intermittent fasting has become a very popular dietary strategy for weight loss, popularized by Jason Fung’s book, “Obesity Code.” A new study out of John’s Hopkins looks at whether timing really matters when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. Intermittent Fasting What is intermittent fasting? Also called time-restricted eating, it is a […]

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Wellness Goals Improve Health in the New Year *

Posted: Jan 02 in Health And Wellness by

Have you ever set a New Year’s health resolution to lose 100 pounds, run a marathon, or save a million dollars? While these would certainly be amazing goals to achieve, how often do you actually achieve them? Instead, why not welcome in 2023 by breaking these big goals into smaller, attainable goals that will improve […]

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