New Science Behind Phentermine

Phentermine is recommended for long term use to lose weight and to maintain weight loss Note: Much of this material and recommendations are derived from a report by the American Society of Bariatric Physicians TM, entitled “Overweight and Obesity Evaluation and Management.” Weight loss maintenance Although phentermine has been used for more than fifty years [...]

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Saturated Fat vs Trans Fat: Which is Worse?

Saturated Fat vs Trans Fat: Which is Worse? Health and nutrition can be very confusing. You've heard "Trans Fat can kill us." and "Saturated Fat increases heart disease, makes us fat, causes diabetes, etc."  But Paleo dieters say, "no, saturated fat lowers cholesterol and makes us thin."  "Real Butter is good, margarine is bad."  What do you [...]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Weight Loss, Diabetes, General Well-Being, Wellness Tips|Comments Off on Saturated Fat vs Trans Fat: Which is Worse?

SHBG is Critical to Your Health

What is the Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)? Learn more. Call us today!832-602-3982 Sex hormone binding globulin is a carrier protein produced by the liver that plays a critical role in regulating the amount of the unbound steroids, testosterone, dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and estrogen, but mostly testosterone, in the blood. One of the most important reasons [...]

By |May 6th, 2015|Bioidentical Hormones, Blog, Hormones, Diabetes, Disease Prevention, Testosterone, Women, Men|Comments Off on SHBG is Critical to Your Health

Your coffee is healthy are you!

“I don't have a problem with caffeine. I have a problem without caffeine!” Do you enjoy a good cup (or 2) of coffee in the morning?  That nice warm pick me up to get your day started and get you ready for life?  Most of us do!  But in the past there has always been [...]

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Blood pressure, your heart, & your brain

By Michael Clark, Ph.D., Director, Education & Research, Diplomate of Anti-Aging Medicine, Fellow and Advanced Fellow of Fellow of Anti-Aging, Regeneration & Functional Medicine The Harvard Medical School on June 28, 2013, published an article entitled Blood pressure and your brain. The article noted the following: “When you think of the effects of high blood [...]

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What do elevated blood sugar levels, depression, and excess weight have in common? They all may improve with chromium supplements.

Chromium, an essential dietary mineral, plays a central role in how the body uses insulin to burn sugars, carbs, fats, and proteins for energy. Because of this insulin-enhancing role, chromium can be especially helpful in controlling, and sometimes reversing, some of the symptoms of prediabetes and type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes. *Chromium supplements, which are commonly [...]

By |May 1st, 2012|Blog, Diabetes, Disease Prevention|Comments Off on What do elevated blood sugar levels, depression, and excess weight have in common? They all may improve with chromium supplements.

High Sugar Levels — America’s No. 1 Health Threat

The nation’s biggest health threat is not heart disease, it’s not stroke — it’s not even cancer, say many experts.“Diabetes is the No. 1 health problem America faces today,” says Newsmax Health contributor Dr. David Brownstein. “High glucose, or high sugar levels, is the reason for the out-of-control freight train of patients that will derail [...]

By |April 4th, 2012|Blog, Weight Loss, Diabetes, Disease Prevention|Comments Off on High Sugar Levels — America’s No. 1 Health Threat

Is Soda (diet or regular) Making You Sick?

Americans’ intake of sweetened drinks – chief among them, soda – has more than tripled in the last 40 years, and that consumption is taking its toll on our health.Soda consumption can be correlated to various cancers and brain degenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lou Gehrig’s (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis),  says Dr. Russell Blaylock, editor [...]

By |March 1st, 2012|Blog, Weight Loss, Diabetes, Disease Prevention|Comments Off on Is Soda (diet or regular) Making You Sick?

Reduce Carb Cravings With 5-HTP

Carb cravings are a dieter’s nightmare. It’s relatively easy to stick to a diet for a couple of days but after that cravings for carbohydrate-rich foods often set in. If you are one of these people who have had cravings sabotage your diet time after time 5-HTP may be a nutrient that solves this problem, [...]

By |February 29th, 2012|Blog, Weight Loss, Diabetes, Disease Prevention|Comments Off on Reduce Carb Cravings With 5-HTP

Dangers of Diet Soda

If you are cutting back on calories or you have type 2 diabetes, a diet soda may seem like the perfect replacement for a sugar laden soft drink; however, the dangers of diet soda expose you to risks you may not even realize.1. Artificial sweeteners may not be as safe as many believe. A great [...]

By |February 27th, 2012|Uncategorized, Blog, Weight Loss, Diabetes, Disease Prevention|Comments Off on Dangers of Diet Soda