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Health And Wellness

Eating to Improve Mental Health *

Posted: Nov 05 in Health And Wellness, Nutrition by

For decades, medical journals have reported effects of certain types of diets on medical problems. For example, we know that ketogenic diets can reduce seizures in children with epilepsy, and that Mediterranean diets can reduce the risk of heart disease. People are experiencing heightened levels of stress, anxiety, insomnia, hopelessness and depression. Is there any […]

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Complexity is the Enemy of Change *

Longest Lifespan in America *

Posted: Oct 05 in Health And Wellness by

According to Doctor Google, the average lifespan in America is 78.54 years. The state with the longest life expectancy is Hawaii – 81.15 years. Interestingly, Colorado has one of the longest life expectancies in the country at 80.21 years. Now, if you break it down by county, Colorado again has the top 3 spots to […]

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What is Body Mass Index (BMI)? *

Posted: Sep 10 in Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine by

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a ratio of a person’s weight divided by their height squared in metric. If working with pounds and inches, take pounds divided by inches squared and multiply by 703. Alternatively, use this handy BMI calculator (below) to calculate your BMI. BMI: Some History and Definitions Well, yes and no. […]

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Do Protein Drinks and Bars Help with Weight Loss? *

Posted: Jun 11 in Nutrition, Optifast, Weight loss by

For decades, people working towards losing weight have turned to different types of diets for weight loss – low-fat, low-carb, low-calorie TV Dinners delivered to the house, skipping meals and other trendy solutions. For a time, people were eating ancestral diets (“Paleo”) and now there is again a trend to do ketogenic diets (“Keto.”) Many […]

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