Health Tips

5 Colors To Add To Your Diet
Including a variety of colors in your diet ensures that you get the benefits of all of them. Check out the benefits of eating each color with this guide. Read More

Facts & Statistics on Women and Hormone Replacement Therapy
44% of women post-menopause report that they used pills, vaginal creams, and other forms of hormone supplements prior to seeing a doctor about hormone replace therapy. Read More

Weight Loss Programs
One of the best things you can do to beat the battle of the bulge is to talk to your doctor. Believe it or not, your doctor can recommend different weight loss programs to help you to become successful in your endeavors. Read More

Medical Weight Loss
One of the hardest things to do as your body gets older is lose weight. While there are a ton of weight loss products and exercises for you to try in order to shed those pounds, sometimes you need a little medical intervention. Read More

Hormone Replacement Therapy
Going through menopause is no fun. It doesn’t matter if you are male or female, the side effects of menopause can be downright debilitating. Read More

Coping With Menopause
As women start to approach their golden years (around their late 30s to early 40s), their bodies start to go through menopause. Read More

Effective Weight Management
Many people spend day after day wondering why they're having such difficulty losing weight. The question becomes even more of an issue when the feeling of defeat sets in due to the constant struggle with weight problems. Read More

Don't Neglect Your Thyroid
So often people mention medical appointments or doctor visits for routine check-ups of their bodies. These appointments are necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle and feel better with each day. Read More

Sermorelin Acetate Rejuvenates
Let's face it, growing older is something that many people look forward to but many of the signs of aging most would like to avoid. People are excited to celebrate their birthday year after year, but as time passes they begin to see the signs slowly appear that say their getting older. Read More

The Less than Active Thyroid
The number of people who live with an inactive thyroid may actually surprise many people. The symptoms that are associated with the condition are often associated with other factors that are of less concern to those who have them. Read More

Food Cravings
Do you crave food all the time? While we need food, having too many cravings can lead to an unhealthy lifestyle when it gets out of control. Read More

Low Glycemic Foods
When eating different types of foods they all have a glycemic index rating. This is just a numerical value that shows the rate at which the food is turned into glucose in the body. Read More

Improve Your Neurotransmitters
Neurotransmitters send all the chemical messages for your body. There are some clear signs that they may be off balanced. Read More

Improve Health with Fish Oils
We all know that fish oils are good but why? Over the years our diets have shifted from getting a high amount of Omega-3s. The shift has come from eating more processed foods and corn fed beef. Now we consume a diet filled with Omega-6s instead of Omega-3. Read More

Hormones and Weight Gain
Often times when people have weight issues it comes down to a hormones being unbalanced. With proper diet, exercise, sleep you can help your hormones. Even using methods to reduce stress and doing a detox can help with your hormones. Read More

Growing Young with Human Growth Hormone
Some people might think the benefits of human growth hormone (HGH) are too good to be true. Can it really be the answer to reversing the effects of aging? Read More

Glutamate which is one of the main excitatory neurotransmitters is your best friend when in balance. When levels are low or high issues arise. Do you feel fatigued or have a hard time focusing or simple lack any excitement about life. Read More

Gluco Mend
Glucose is the most important carbohydrate for you. Gluco Mend helps support your healthy glucose levels. This may also help against effects of excess blood sugar. Glycation may occur in or outside the body. Mainly we see glycation due to what we eat. Read More

Getting Enough Antioxidants
It has been established that antioxidants are beneficial to one’s health and well-being. Antioxidants are the guardians and nurtures of our cells that ward off free radicals in the body, the hazardous molecules that can lead to cell dysfunction and the onset of various health problems.Read More

Eating Habits and Weight Gain
Are your eating habits contributing to weight gain? Your body has a very complex system to control when you should eat and when you should stop eating. Different chemicals carry messages back and forth to help control your appetite. Read More

Diabetes and Low Testosterone
Could your diabetes and low testosterone be related? It is unknown if one causes the other. If you have diabetes you are twice as likely to suffer from low testosterone. People with obesity or type 2 diabetes have low testosterone.Read More

Detox to Stay Young
Ever found yourself having trouble sleeping at night, feeling fatigued all the time and having trouble concentrating? Do you feel older than your age and suffer from different illnesses and health issues? Read More

Every year more and more chemicals are being produced that once never existed. This then increases the amounts of toxins your body is exposed to. Read More

Dangers of Water
11 Facts Everyone Should Know about Water and Fluoride 1. Fluoride is not required for any process in your body. Read More

Cortisol has numerous functions in our bodies. It is used to create energy by the metabolism of fats and sugar in our body.Cortisolt is a hormone produced by your adrenal glands. It is used to increase the blood glucose levels this is especially important in the fight or flight response. Read More

COq10 or coenzyme 10 is needed by every cell in our body. It is a vitamin-like antioxidant. Your brain, muscles and livers contain the most as they have higher amount of mitochondria and require more COq10 to function. Read More

BPA as a Hormone Disruptor
In last week’s blog we touched down on the subject of hormone disruptors and their ability to mimic the body’s own hormones, leading to negative health effects. Evidence shows that BPA functions as the hormone disruptor, xenoestrogen (xeno, meaning foreign). Read More

Benefits of Exercise on the Hormonal System
Not only does exercise have physical and mental benefits, but it provides physiological benefits too. Regular exercise has the power to keep the body's hormones in balance, resulting in a better sense of well-being. Read More

Benefits of DHEA
The benefits of DHEA are quite significant. Many people can benefit from taking DHEA supplements. Some of the benefits of DHEA include: weight management, depression, quality of life, libido, exercise capacity, and adrenal function along with numerous other health benefits. Read More

Adrenal Support
Adrenal fatigue normally results from constant stressors on the adrenals. This may cause an abnormal function for your metabolism, energy, cognitive, glycemic and even immune function. These stressors also interfere with your body’s recovery ability. Read More

Adrenal Fatigue
Adrenal fatigue is more common then we all know. Quite possibly due to our environment or life situations that arise. Environmental areas we live and work in can have different toxic chemicals and pollutants which over time may affect our adrenal glands. Read More

Andrenal Fatigue - Part 2
Are you stressed out? With our culture more and more stress is upon on us. Stress can lead you to potential medical problems such as adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue can be caused by numerous stressors. Read More

Working Out with Weights
We all know we need to work out. However it can be very misleading with all the fads circulating in life. Do this, do that, it never stops and always is changing. So what should you be doing? Read More

What is Calcium Pyruvate, and why do we need it?
Your body naturally produces pyruvate. It helps to break down sugar and starches in the body and converts them to energy. When combined with the stability of calcium, you have one powerful fat burning aid. Read More

Weight Loss Network
When embarking on a weight loss program one thing that is almost always needed is a buddy. Usually a number of buddies are needed. Having a well-developed network of friends and family members that are supportive of your goals can help out a lot. Read More

Water - How Much Daily?
We all know we should be drinking plenty of water every day. Water is the fountain of youth so to speak. Your body is made up of 60% water. Each and every day you use lose water from your breath, urine, and perspiration. Read More

Multivitamins are a common supplement taken by Americans. A multivitamin can be taken in powder form, tablet, or liquid forms. Using a multivitamin helps to fill in the gaps that you do not receive from your daily diet. Read More

Vitamin E
Vitamin E is another well rounded vitamin that may help our bodies. It is one of our body’s most important antioxidant nutrients. This means it is very important in helping protecting healthy cells from the free radical damage. Read More

Vitamin D
Vitamin D although it is a vitamin, it is also a very important hormone for calcium and bone metabolism. It is essential to have adequate amounts of vitamin D to ensure calcium absorption. Read More

Thyroid Simulating Hormone
Thyroid stimulating hormone often measured by a blood test is measured to determine if you have problems in your thyroid gland. Known as TSH for short the thyroid stimulating hormone is a crucial player how you feel overall. Read More

Thyroid May be to Blame
Do you eat healthy and work out regularly however you still have many health issues related to thyroid? While physical activity and eating healthy helps your body keep high energy levels and an overall healthy body, it may not be enough. Read More

Found in green tea, theanine is an amino acid. Amino acids which are the building blocks for proteins are crucial for many functions of your body. Read More

Testosterone in Women
Many women do not know about testosterone in their own bodies. The ovaries produce both testosterone and estrogen. Relatively low levels of testosterone are released from the ovaries and adrenal glands into the bloodstream. Read More

Taurine and Your Health
Taurine which is considered to be a conditionally needed amino acid plays a large role in the platelets for the brain, blood, and heart. Taurine also helps with weight loss as your metabolic function may improve. Read More

Target Heart Rate
Target heart rate is very beneficial to know you are getting the most out of your workouts. There is a few different ways to calculate your target; the most common way is to first find your max heart rate. Read More

Stay Energized During the Holidays
The year’s end is near! What can you do to stay energized during these last few weeks? During the holidays many people become so busy that they let their health slip by. Stay motivated and do not let this happen to you. Read More

Sluggish Thyroid? This Multivitamin Can Help
ThyroLife Optima Multivitamin is an excellent option for one's health when it comes to a mix of vitamins, antioxidants, micronutrients, amino acids and herbs to help support one's thyroid function! Read More

Selenium plays a key role in metabolism. Naturally selenium is found in the soil and appears in water and some foods. Selenium’s popularity came because of the antioxidant properties it contains which helps to protect cells from damage. Read More

Progesterone in Men
Progesterone plays an important role in men even though it is primarily a female hormone. During the aging process progesterone levels decrease. When the levels decrease, too much blood sugar is not regulated properly in your body, you may feel fatigued, irritable, insomnia or even an enlarged prostate may occur. Read More

Post Pregnancy Weight Loss
You had your child and put on a few pounds in the process. Afterwards getting the “baby weight” off can be a struggle. Generally you have great intentions to eat healthy and get in recommended physical activity. Read More

Known as B3, niacin is an important b vitamin. There are many benefits of taking niacin. Niacin is able to help with both good and bad cholesterol. Niacin may help to reduce hardening of the arteries as well as reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s and type-1 diabetes. Read More

Neurotransmitters, the brain chemicals in which the brain communicates throughout the body. Neurotransmitters tell your body to perform all the functions that it performs such as breathing, digestion and even your heart beat. Read More

Natures Diet Caps and Herbs
Are you looking for that bit of extra boost to your weight loss goals? Nature’s Diet Caps and Herbs helps with just that. With a specially formulated combination of Garcinia cambogia and chromium along with other herbs this supplement packs a punch against weight. Read More

Melatonin is the hormone that controls your sleep patterns and is one of the most important physiological antioxidants. Your natural melatonin levels decrease with age. Read More

pH Levels, Cancer, and Weight Loss
pH is a chemistry term that describes whether something is acidic or alkaline. It's based on a scale from 1-14, with 1 being the most acidic and 14 being the most alkaline. The middle is neutral at pH 7. Read More

Zinc is an essential trace element. Very small amounts of zinc are needed for human health. Zinc is used to boost the immune system and even treat the cold. Some athletes even use zinc to help improve their performance as zinc plays an important role in anabolic hormone production. Read More

Why Drink Protein After a Workout?
Why should you drink a protein shake after a workout? There are many reasons first lets go over different types of proteins. Protein shakes are primarily made of whey, soy, or casein. Read More

Weight Tips During the Holidays
Weight loss is goal for many during the year especially during the spring and summer months. What about those fall and winter months though. The holidays and the homemade cooking can be brutal. Read More

Known by many as the energy vitamin, B12 also helps in many other areas of the body. It is critical for maintaining normal functions of nerve cells and also aids in the production of DNA and RNA, which are the genetic makeup of our bodies! Read More

Weightlifitng VS Running for Long Term Results
A very interesting study was released in a recent edition of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Scientists took 2 groups of men and monitored them for a full year. Read More

Toxic to Foods Eaten? Find Out
95% of people reading this are regularly eating foods that are toxic to their body – even the most common and healthy foods. Read More

Top 5 Signs of Low Thyroid Activity
Thyroid hormones regulate your metabolism, which is the ability to burn food for energy and generate body heat. Read More

The Coffee Blues
If caffeine is a “necessity”, if daily functioning depends on it, that’s just like being dependent on a drug. I am not saying to never ever have coffee, because it’s ok to have a coffee every now and then. Read More

Super Veggies for a Super Immunity
Cruciferous vegetables are the most micronutrient dense of all vegetables. Including a large variety of these within an overall nutrient dense diet can provide an incredibly powerful level of protection against infection and cancer. Read More

Study Shows Link Between Air Polution and Belly Fat
According to Men's Health, "Researchers at Ohio State University found that mice exposed to air pollution developed more abdominal fat, higher blood sugar levels, and more insulin resistance than mice who breathed clean air. Read More

Should We Eat Fish?
Fish has many nutritional benefits. It is high in protein, low in saturated fat, and contains the valuable omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. There is substantial evidence showing EPA and DHA positive effects of brain and heart health. Read More

Restricting Calories Slows the Aging Process
Numerous studies, which began back in 1935, were shown that restricting caloric intake might slow down aging, reduce age related chronic diseases, and extend lifespan. In fact, calorie restriction is the only regimen shown in a laboratory to extend lifespan. Read More

Reason to Take a Vitamin D Supplement
Vitamin D is one of natures’ most potent cancer fighting vitamins. Its influences can be found in almost every cell in the body. Amazingly, the liver, kidney, and other tissues in the body can convert vitamin D in your bloodstream into calcitriol, the activated hormonal version of vitamin D. Read More

New Study on Antibiotics
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study that provides evidence that the use of antibiotics is associated with an increased risk of getting breast cancer. Read More

Muscle VS Fat -- Muscle Wins
What’s going on if a person is working out and eating well, but not seeing a change on the scale? Well if these two are consistently adhered to, rest assured there are changes going on in the body, amazing changes that the number on the scale sometimes does not reflect. Read More

Is Stress Causing You to Gain Weight?
Stress is a factor that we don’t usually connect to weight gain. But the connection is, in fact, a very powerful one. Stress can come from many different sources. And when not addressed, chronic stress leads to negative changes in eating habits. Read More

Is Fatigue Related to Prediabetes?
Undiagnosed prediabetes is one of the most common causes of persistent feelings of mental and physical fatigue. It is estimated that 100 million Americans have some form of prediabetes. Read More

FDA Issues Warning to HCG Products
Just a few weeks ago, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission sent warnings to several companies that market over the counter weight loss products containing HCG.Read More

Do Not Trust the Label
You do not need to avoid all fats. Fats are extremely important to health as long as it comes from the right sources. Monounsaturated fats are the kind that are good for you as they contain the omega 3 fatty acids. Read More

Bioidentical VS Synthetic
Bioidentical Hormones have the same exact molecular structure as those found in the human body. They are indistinguishable to one another and produce the same physiological response.Read More

Benefits of Soaking Nuts and Seeds
Almost all nuts and seeds are high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Replacing an unhealthy snack in your daily eating regimen such as chips, bread, sweets, or soda with a handful of seeds or nuts could do wonders to your health. Read More

Astaxanthin is one of the most potent and powerful antioxidants available to us and may have significant health benefits. It is a member of the carotenoid family and is a deep red colored phytonutrient synthesized by microalgae. Read More

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Sugar?
It can get pretty frustrating hearing so many contradicting messages about which foods are good and which are bad. A product could easily be marketed as being super-healthy when it is, in fact, loaded with artificial sweeteners. Read More

A True Window to Intercellular Health
Overwhelming scientific evidence confirms vitamin deficiencies are associated with chronic disease processes and the overall condition of one’s health by suppressing immune function. Read More

Derived from Griffonia simplicifolia 5 HTP is a natural occurring substance with much benefit. The serotonin in the brain is converted by 5 HTP. Read More

Health Risks of Paraffin Candles
I know that during this time of year many people like to set up candles around the house for the warm and relaxing atmosphere but don’t go crazy. Read More

The Dirty Dozen
Organic foods used to be only in health food stores, but now they can be found regularly in most supermarkets. This has stirred up quite a debate, not only between my wife and I, but the whole country. Read More

Unknown Food Allergies
A food allergy is an adverse reaction to a food protein. It is different to other adverse reactions to food, like food intolerance. The protein in the food is the most common allergy component. Read More

Strengthen Your Immune System with Phytochemicals
Phytochemicals are bioactive, plant derived, non-nutritive, chemical compounds important for the growth and survival of the plant. Read More

Window of Opportunity
What’s consumed immediately as well as within 2 hours post exercise can either enhance the effectiveness of the workout or hinder it. Post exercise, the body is like a sponge and is going to soak in and absorb everything it’s given. Read More

Do Not Eat Foods With This Sign
Some of the foods people consume may very well have undertaken “food irradiation”. Wait. What? Don’t worry; foods exposed to irradiation don’t become radioactive. But in some cases subtle chemical changes may occur. Read More

Reasons for Initial Weight Gain
When a sedentary or somewhat inactive individual starts an exercise program, several changes occur in the body to respond to this new exercise stimulus. The sum of these changes can add a bit to the scale, despite your hopes for the exact opposite. Read More

"But I Don't Want to be Bulky!"
Ladies, lifting weights a few times a week is not going to turn you into the Incredible Hulk. Do not be scared of lifting heavy weights in the fear that it will cause “bulkiness”. Read More

Sample 650 Calorie HCG Day
My simplistic cooking skills developed during college are still upon me as I put these very quick, basic, yet delicious HCG recipes together. Following the diet protocol during the HCG program is of critical importance for success. Read More

Why Multivitamins Do Not Work
Taking a multivitamin is a vital part of the diet if one is already in a relatively good state of health and fitness. But someone with a health problem that started taking a multivitamin and it solve that health issue will voice what happened. Read More

Our Toxic Bodies
Even the most health conscious of people practice detox cleanses every now and then. But why, when healthy diets and exercise regimens are adhered to every day, would one need to do a detox? Read More

Get Rid of Insulin Resistance
Overweight? If the answer is yes, one can almost certainly guarantee insulin resistance. If one is insulin resistant, it can cause excessive weight gain. A vicious cycle, unless it is addressed. Read More

Why Menopause Can Cause Weight Gain
It’s important to understand that gaining weight, especially around the abdomen, during perimenopause and as one approaches menopause is very common. Gaining 10-30 pounds during this time is normal. But it doesn’t have to be normal. Read More

PBDES Damages Your Thyroid Hormone Levels
A fairly recent study was done on the levels of PBDE’s, a flame retardant, in your household and its effects on your health. The results were unsettling to say the least. PBDE’s are used in common household items such as your mattress, furniture, carpet, and plastics. Read More

Are Condiments Sabotaging Weight Loss Goals?
The condiments one uses can make or break weight loss goals. Let’s start with Mayonnaise. Sorry, this is on the bad list, there is nothing healthy about it. Read More

McDonald's Chicken Nuggets
Of the 38 total ingredients in a McDonalds Chicken Nugget, several of them are synthetic, such as tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), which is a petroleum derived chemical sprayed onto the nuggets and inside the box to keep them fresh. Read More

Get a Good Nights Sleep with Melatonin
Did you know that Melatonin could help sleep? Melatonin is a powerful antioxidant involved in the sleep cycle. Read More

Cancer Risks of Milk Containing rBGH
As you probably know, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. If you are a woman, chances of getting breast cancer are 1 in 8. A third of breast cancer cases could be avoided by making different lifestyle choices, such as the foods consumed. Read More

New Study: An Apple a Day to Keep a Stroke Away
A recent study conducted by Dutch researchers set out to determine possible links between stroke risk and eating fruits and vegetables of certain color groups. Read More

Changing Old Habits
Changing the way one eats can often be the most difficult challenge when losing weight. Many people have been eating the same way for years, not only are they emotionally attached to these foods, their bodies have also adapted making it even harder to change. Read More

Burn Calories After Your Workout
Massive calorie burning phenomenon EPOC stands for Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption. It's when one works out at a high enough intensity the body goes into a metabolic deficit. Read More

Do Not Confuse Intesity Wit Duration
Too many people are mistakenly confusing duration with intensity. Some assume 90 minutes of pumping iron is more intense than 30, or 20, minutes of pumping iron. Read More

Why is Protein So Important?
Along with fats and carbohydrates, protein is a “macronutrient”, meaning the body needs relatively large amounts of it. It plays a vital part of every tissue, cell, and organ in your body. Read More

Resistance Training for Women
Resistance training for women is extremely important, but not enough women are being proactive about it. Most active women pretty much stick to aerobic exercise during their weight loss journey. Read More

Eating Small and Often: The Key to Fat Loss
Skipping meals is one of the biggest reasons people have high body fat levels. If losing body fat is the goal, the method to obtaining that goal should be to maintain blood sugar levels through the consumption of small, frequent meals. Read More

Easy Ways to Boost Metabolism and Lose Weight
One of the major key factors for weight loss and healthy weight maintenance is to increase your basal metabolic rate - the energy your body expends at rest - and to keep your metabolism consistently revved up throughout your lifespan. Read More

Defy Age with Boosting Metabolism
You may have noticed that you could eat a lot more when you were younger and not gain weight. As you age, metabolism slows down and fewer calories are burned throughout the day. Luckily, there are changes to help prevent weight gain and you can still lose weight regardless of age. Read More

Weight Loss Benefits of Calorie Restriction
It is well known that in order to lose weight, one must expend (or burn) more calories than calories consumed. Most individuals understand this concept and fall into “fad” low-calorie diets, lose the weight initially, then find it nearly impossible to sustain the weight loss and ultimately gain all the weight back (and then some). Read More

Interval Training for Increased Fat Loss
As previously mentioned, aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise are both effective in promoting weight loss while improving overall physical fitness and wellbeing, but there is debate over which exercise mode is more effective. Read More

Whey Protein for Fat Loss
Protein supplementation is beneficial for gaining muscle mass when consumed following exercise, but new research indicates that whey protein can actually enhance fat loss. Read More

Resistance Training for Weight Loss
Resistance training for weight loss has become equally, if not more popular, than traditional aerobic exercise among many exercise physiologists. Read More

What's the Single Best Exercise for Weight Loss?
There are several forms of exercise (aerobic, anaerobic, circuit training, interval training, etc…) and even more theories as to which type of exercise is best for weight loss. Read More

Want a Slimmer Waistline? Slim with Soy!
Soy is known as a versatile, low-cost, high-quality protein that is vegetarian friendly and provides essential amino acids for strong muscles and normal body functions. Read More

Want a Slimmer Waistline? Eat Dinner Like a Pauper!
While dinner is traditionally the heaviest and heartiest meal of the day, following this tradition may prevent you from losing weight (especially those last few stubborn pounds of fat). Read More

Want a Slimmer Waistline? Eat Lunch Like a Prince!
Eating a substantial size lunch – with a calorie count equivalent to that of your breakfast (at least 400 calories and up to 600 calories) will keep energy levels and metabolism revved up, which will increase the number of calories burned throughout the day and may help to further decrease evening cravings. Read More

Want a Slimmer Waistline? Eat Breakfast Like a King!
Trying to lose a substantial amount of weight or just those last, stubborn 5-10 pounds? Well the solution could be as easy as eating a hearty, healthy breakfast. Read More

Beneficial Effects of Very-Low-Calorie Diets
With the increased incidence of obesity, the use of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) for quick and effective weight loss has been on the rise, despite the controversies about their safety and effectiveness in long-term weight loss. Read More

Keeping it Cool While the Summer is Hot
With the summer temperatures reaching the mid 90’s (and feeling like triple digits with the high humidity) it is important to keep cool and avoid heat illnesses while exercising outdoors. Read More

What is the Best Time of the Day to Lose Weight?
According to Dr. Oz, there is a “best time of the day” for anything and everything related to weight loss. The best time to weight yourself is first thing in the morning when you wake-up (after you use the bathroom). Read More

The Truth About the Dos and Don'ts of Dieting
We’ve all read or heard about the most up-to-date “do’s” and “don’ts” of dieting. However, some of the “rules” of dieting may be misleading. Read More

Healthy Attitude for a Healthy Heart
Eating a well-balance diet with more fruits and vegetables and taking the stairs is physically beneficial, but did you know that having sound emotional habits could benefit you physically too? Read More

Obesity Interventions
Obesity is on the rise and has doubled over the past few decades. It is well known that the prevalence of obesity has reached epidemic proportions, and that the disease is associated with various health risks, morbidity, and even mortality. Read More

Secretly Unhealthy Protein Bars & Smoothies
Good things don’t always come in small packages. Sports bars can provide you with the energy you need for an endurance event because they are packed full of carbohydrates and calories that are depleted during prolonged aerobic exercise. Read More

Weight Loss is More Than Just Counting Calories
Current research suggests that many factors come into play when trying to lose weight. Decreasing total calories and moderating carbohydrates and fats are still important aspects of a healthy lifestyle.Read More

Beware the Fast Food
It may seem counterintuitive, but opting for the smaller portion may be leading down the path of weight gain. The small side of French fries, for example, has a big impact on the waistline. Read More

Balancing Hormones the Natural Way
Our hormones regulate every bodily function, from the regulation of metabolism and cognitive function to appetite and weight maintenance. Read More

Improving HDL Cholesterol
HDL cholesterol, or "good" cholesterol, appears to scour the walls of blood vessels, cleaning out excess cholesterol. Read More

Avoid the Fad Diets
We’ve all heard about (and maybe even tried) the various "fad diets." Many of these “fad diets,” however, can be harmful to your health. Read More

Fish for Life
Incorporating fish into your diet two to three times a week can be very effective at improving your health and can prevent the development of chronic diseases. Read More

Deciphering the Facts About Fats
Fat is not always a bad thing – in fact, fat is essential for daily function of vital organs (such as the brain, heart, and reproductive organs). Read More

The Not-So-Healthy Low-Fat Diet
A common error that many individuals make when looking to lose weight is to avoid fat at all costs, as well as choosing processed, non-fat or low-fat products instead of natural fats. Read More

Consumer Reports Heavy Metals in Protein Supplements
The promises are enticing. Whether you're looking to shed unwanted pounds, get a quick energy jolt, build muscles, or fight the aging process, some supplement makers are boosting protein drinks as a scientifically proven way to quickly achieve your goals. Read More

The Power of Breakfast
Trying to lose weight? The answer may lie in the first meal of the day - breakfast! A research study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology in 2003 concluded that missing breakfast is associated with a significantly higher risk of obesity and other chronic metabolic diseases. Read More

Adrenal Role in Allergies and Inflammatory Response
While the blooming trees and colorful flowers popping up this time of year are beautiful, the pollen is also out in full force and affecting millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies. Read More

Cherry Juice Can Reduce Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness
Consuming cherry juice post-exercise has been shown to reduce the soreness experienced following a hard workout (known as delayed onset muscle soreness or “DOMS”). Read More

Food That Protect Your Skin
The weather is starting to warm up and that means…tanning season!! Although, we all love to add some color to our skin, the sun does have long lasting effects. Read More

Feeling a Bit Irritable Lately?
Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a functional diagnosis with symptoms that include abdominal pain, gas and bloating and altered bowel habits including diarrhea, constipation or both. Read More

March is National Nutrition Month
It’s National Nutrition Month: A month-long campaign during March focusing attention on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating habits, and balancing habits with regular physical activity. Read More

The Sweet Truth About Chocolate
Before you grab a piece of chocolate or slice of chocolate cake, it’s important to understand that not all forms of chocolate are created equal. Some forms of chocolate are heart-healthy. Read More

The Flame Behind Hot Flashes: The Role of Estrogen
What is the most common symptom of menopause experienced by 75% of women at some point? Hot flashes. This pesky problem is attributed to estrogen withdrawal. Read More

Food Reactions
All foods are derived from either a plant or an animal source. They are grouped into families according to their origin. Many people may find that they are sensitive to, or have a reaction to, certain food sources. Read More

Power Foods for Weight Loss
Snacking is an important part of any healthy diet plan and helps keep the metabolism high, but it’s important to bypass foods loaded with calories, fat and sugar, and instead opt for high fiber snacks to promote weight loss. Read More

Recognize Cravings
Acknowledge the cravings your body has- is it sugar, caffeine, and/or attention? Take a moment to ask what it is you really need, and why? Read More

Herbal Cleanses or Detox Aid in Weight Loss
An all-natural herbal cleanse or detox can improve digestion and increase the body's metabolism, resulting in faster weight loss and better absorption of vitamins and minerals. Read More

Tips for Your Diet Plan Success
Take charge of your diet and finally lose those excess pounds! These tips can make a 2-3 lb. weight loss difference each week.Read More

How the HCG Diet Works
HCG is a hormone in which the body can produce naturally. HCG causes the body's metabolism to change and triggers the body to burn abnormal fat for energy. Read More

Getting Adequate Sleep Can Benefit a Low-Calorie Diet
Researchers found that after a short night of sleep, the average person will consume 22% more calories; that's nearly 560 extra calories a day! Read More

Maximize HCG or Medical Weight Loss Plan with These Tips
Many dieters report positive effects from having done a cleanse, including more immediate weight loss-Tampa Rejuvenation offers a 30 Day Liver Detox Read More

Chromium Can Aid in Blocking Carbohydrate Absorbtion
The element chromium that is available in Tampa Rejuvenation’s MIC Ultra Rejuvenation vitamin injection can aid in the management of healthy blood sugar (glucose) levels. Read More

Vitamin Injections Help Aid in Weight Loss
The MIC Ultra Rejuvenation vitamin injection offered at Tampa Rejuvenation can help improve the weight loss process. Read More

Why is Vitamin B12 So Important to Lose Weight?
B12 is included in Tampa Rejuvenation's MIC Ultra Rejuvenation vitamin injection because of its ability to increase metabolism within the cells. Read More

Medical Weight Loss - Lose 20lbs in 30 Days
Looking to lose 20lbs in 30 days? Tampa Rejuvenation has the solution. Read More

Which Body Type are You?
The body's hormones play a key role in how much fat the body stores and often dictate the location of where the body stores this excess fat. In order to melt off those stubborn pounds in hard to reach areas, hormones must be in the correct balance. Read More

Speed Up Metabolism with Vitamins & Minerals
The thyroid (the main controller of the body's metabolism) needs certain vitamins and minerals in order to function at its optimal level. If the body is lacking necessary nutrients, its metabolism can come to a screeching halt. Read More

Women Who Train with Weights Achieve a Better Physique
There is only one method to achieving a fit, firm body; strength training. Exercising to build strength will help to build lean muscle mass. Read More

Small Bouts of Exercise Add Up Big
Throughout the day, small activities to move the body can add up to hundreds of extra calories burned by the time you hit the bed. Read More

It's Good to be a Fat Head
The brain is 60% fat, and essential fat is necessary to keep the brain functioning optimally. Read More

Eating Frequently Increases Your Metabolism
Eating small meals every 3-4 hours teaches your body to burn energy. This proven nutritional method will not only increase your body's metabolism and ability to burn energy, but will also improve digestion. Read More

The Ultimate Chill Pill
Omega-3 fats protect against damages of stress, which include inflammation, weight gain, broken sleep, and low energy. Read More

True Health Acheivements
How can overall health be improved? An individualized diet can drastically change one’s health for the better. More specifically, a uniquely tailored diet eliminating intolerant foods that cause inflammation and irritation should be adhered to. Read More

Leaky Gut Syndrome
A hyper-permeable gut, also known as a "leaky gut" is caused, namely, by irritation, imbalance in the microorganisms, or an underlying food intolerance. When there is sensitivity to a certain food, the immune system will react. Read More

Want to Live Longer?
An Anti-Inflammatory diet has been proven to reduce the risk for developing various serious diseases - such as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, fibromyalgia, and heart disease. Read More

Food Sensitivitis Can be the Source of Many Skin Conditions Including Acne
While food sensitivities may not necessarily be the root cause of a skin problem, they could very well be an exacerbating factor and are well worth investigating with the help of a nutritionist and food sensitivity test. Read More

Why Test for Minerals?
Minerals are, in fact, more important than vitamins. Living matter cannot synthesize minerals, thus they are the spark plugs in the chemistry of life. Read More

Stimulating Minerals Can Increase Metabolism
Several investigators have researched the effects of specific minerals on the body and how they stimulate metabolic rate. Calcium and magnesium, for example, are sedating minerals. Read More

Minerals Aid in Hormonal Production
Minerals are necessary in the production of hormones. For example, manganese and copper are necessary for the synthesis of catecholamine. Zinc is an important mineral in the production and secretion of insulin. Read More

Calcium Supplements Can Be Harmful
While calcium is a vital mineral necessary for strong and healthy bodies, excess calcium intake can produce a phosphorus and magnesium deficiency, resulting in symptoms almost IDENTICAL to that of a calcium deficiency. Read More

Mineral Toxicity or Deficiency and Your Metabolism
If the results of a hair analysis test yielded an excess amount, or worse, a deficiency in certain minerals, this could be jeopardizing one’s metabolism and weight loss goals. Read More

Alcohol Produces Toxins, Toxins Slow Down Metabolism
When alcohol is consumed, the body processes it into a mildly toxic chemical called acetaldehyde. This chemical is, in part, to blame for hangover symptoms and may be more toxic than the alcohol itself. Read More

Hair Analysis Can Aid in Weight Loss
Your hair contains all the minerals present in your body. In a hair analysis test, the results reflect how many toxins and minerals,including the amount of each, are in your tissues. Read More

Whey Protein - Friend or Foe?
Certain intolerances to foods, such as whey, casein and milk protein, can impair your fitness goals. Read More

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