The Road to Bariatric Surgery Surgery Isn’t Your Only Option By: Dr. Aaron Wenzel, MD “...Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” - ROBERT FROST 70% of ALL Americans are stuck. The latest statistics...read more
The struggle is real.
You know the one…It’s the constant struggle you face every day with your weight. You’ve tried everything. You’ve been “dieting” forever.
It is a disease that everyone has heard of… And one that most certainly affects either your life or the life of someone you love dearly. It’s the fastest growing disease worldwide and no disease will outpace its growth over the next 20 years! Not high blood pressure. Not high cholesterol. Not heart attacks or strokes. Not even cancer. It is THEE number one health issue in the modern world.read more
If we’re being honest, most of us would have to admit that we don’t get nearly as much time in the gym as we’d like to each week. It’s hard to fit those hours in on top of work and life.
What’s worse is a recent study found that for those who do get to the gym before work, but spend the rest of the day sitting, basically cancel out those hours spent working out. It feels like a catch 22. What can we possibly do to keep our bodies healthy without quitting our jobs and turning our homes into permanent fitness centers?
It seems like “clean eating” has become a trendy term, one where images of fresh green smoothies and ginger shots come to mind. But for lack of a better definition, it’s really just a good, old-fashioned healthy diet.
Unfortunately, these days a healthy diet isn’t always self-explanatory for everyone. Believe it or not, eating healthy doesn’t just mean salads and zero sweets, it’s a little more complex.read more
A study at the University of Oxford suggests that, though temporary, Alzheimer’s and dementia patients have seen short-term benefits from using coconut oil.read more
I recently came across a few life hacks that offer healthy alternatives to energy boosts. So save some cash and give your kidneys a break by trying out these natural energizers.read more
So what vitamins and minerals do you need regularly? We’ve laid out what your body craves and where you can get them.read more
On average, global studies have shown that we sit 7.7 hours a day — with some people sitting as many as 15 hours.read more
It seems most people are confused or uninformed about what should be the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle. So for the sake of setting the record straight, we’ve listed five basic rules we shouldn’t be afraid to live by.read more
Here are five savory salad recipes that’ll not only keep your tastebuds happy, but they’ll keep you energized and healthy this summer.read more
Researchers discovered that women with BMIs of 30 to 34 have a 17 percent higher risk of hearing loss than those with BMIs of 25 or lower.read more
After factoring in the details, the study found that chances of cancer actually went down among the men who took a multivitamin.read more
A study by the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that weight loss smartphone applications may not be as effective as they appear.read more
Comfort food isn’t all that comforting… It’s comfortable to our taste buds, but not to our bodies. It’s like the mean kid in high school — no matter how bad it is for us, we still wanna be friends with it. But there’s no denying it’s natural. When we’re stressed out...read more