Written by Carrie Company Weight is a significant influence in the development of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is present in about 5% of people with normal body weight; it is present in about 22% of individuals who are overweight, and 60% of individuals considered obese. Adults who continue to gain five or more pounds per  [Read More…]

Biggest Health Issue Today

Written by Carrie Company According to the recent Surgeon General of the United States, the biggest health issue today is feeling lonely and socially disconnected. While 20% of adults reported feeling lonely in the 1980s, that number is now 40%. Acting Surgeon General Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams says loneliness takes a toll on our health similar  [Read More…]

Engage 180

Written by Carrie Company How to actually conquer your health-related goals! Step 1: What is your SMART health-related goal? Remember, let’s focus on one goal at a time and make it specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and time focused. (An example: I want to reduce the number of sodas I drink each day to one within  [Read More…]

Metabolic Syndrome Blood Check

Written by Carrie Company  Five Reasons to get a Metabolic Syndrome Blood Check You may have Metabolic Syndrome and don’t know it. The metabolic syndrome risk factors are insidious. Risk factors slowly increase, often without any symptoms. In multiple studies, up to 15% of people. Had Metabolic Syndrome and did not know it. Up to  [Read More…]

Lab Testing API

Written by Carrie Company  When we look at and understand the numbers on our lipid profile, we can act and make better decisions about our health. But what is included in a lipid profile and what does it mean?  Total Cholesterol – The goal is to have your total cholesterol under 200 mg/dL. Cholesterol is  [Read More…]

Metabolic Syndrome

Written By Carrie Company Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of five risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing many lifestyle and chronic diseases. The risk factors are: Increased blood pressure (greater than 130/85 mmHg) High blood sugar levels at or over 100 mg/dL Excess fat around the waist. In men a waist circumference at or  [Read More…]

Combating Bloat

Written By Revée “Dr. Ray” Barbour, ND MS  What can you do in 2-3 days to help reset your tummy so you’re not so bloated? The following easy tips have been tried and tested as my life-hacks so you can enjoy your holiday indulgence without expanding your waist.  Cut the Carbs & Salt Let’s be  [Read More…]

Written By Troy Marsh You hurt your back.  Now what? Should you see a doctor?  Do you need an MRI to know what is wrong?  When will I be back to normal? These questions are common and there are some things you should know before you see your doctor who will most likely prescribe medicine,  [Read More…]

Food and Fertility

  • Mar 09, 2021
Nikki Burnett - Food & Fertility

Written by Nikki Burnett MS CNTP MNT Many of us grow up with the expectation of having a family. When the time comes, and pregnancy becomes difficult, there are a million things that may go through one’s head. With the vast amount of information in the world regarding all facets of health and wellness, understanding fertility  [Read More…]

Healthy Food

Written by Kia Sanford As one of my dear friends and colleagues Jonathan Treasure says, the same substances can be food, medicine, or poison depending on amounts. This is a very important point that I try to make with my clients (and family and friends!). Just because something is “natural” doesn’t mean there aren’t potentially life-threatening  [Read More…]