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10 important blood tests

Blood Tests: A blood test is an analysis of the blood sample in the laboratory. We can get the blood mainly from veins in the arm via finger prick or hypodermic needle. Almost all of us go through blood testing at least once in our life.   Blood tests are a great indicator of the body’s  [Read More…]

Health Benefits

What does it take? Often times people are held back from taking their health in their own hands because it feels so overwhelming. Here is the thing. Taking SMALL steps consistently can lead to big health gains! What are some small steps you can take today to start improving your health? 1. Take a 15-minute  [Read More…]

Sleep

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night’s sleep, you may have sleep apnea.  The Mayo Clinic lists the following as signs and symptoms of sleep apnea:  Loud snoring  Episodes of when you stop breathing during  [Read More…]

Type 2 diabetes

Achieving weight loss can be tough in today’s food landscape given social eating and mass marketing of poor nutritional choices. Add insulin resistance to the picture and weight loss can be even more challenging. It is important to consider that weight loss of 5 – 7 % of total body weight can significantly reduce your  [Read More…]

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The Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in the Workplace? You may have heard about metabolic syndrome, a condition that more than 50 million Americans have been diagnosed with, but do you understand what it is and how it is affecting your cost as an employer? What is Metabolic Syndrome? It is a condition that has become  [Read More…]

metabolic syndrome

Sleep deprivation is a problem for almost 40% of Americans. Additionally, about 40 million of us suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders and an additional 20 million of us experience occasional sleep issues. Poor sleep has been linked to depression and anxiety, increased risk for heart disease, metabolic syndrome and cancer, memory issues, reduced immune  [Read More…]

Weight Loss

Learning what the common triggers for eating too much food are and how to manage them is our best defense against expanding waistlines. Food is an essential element of life that can be one of the most pleasurable. Unfortunately, overeating is now leading to a growing global public health problem. More than two-thirds of all  [Read More…]

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So oftentimes, clients will say that they are too tired to go for a walk or to workout. However, a good refreshing and mind-clearing walk may be the perfect answer. When determining if you are fatigued, consider that there are two types of fatigue, emotional and physical. What is emotional exhaustion?  Emotional exhaustion can occur  [Read More…]

Depression is common affecting 300 million people globally of all ages. People with depression have an increased risk of stroke and death from heart disease. Are you at risk? During the past month, have you often been bothered by: 1. Little or no interest or pleasure in doing things? Yes/No 2. Feeling down, depressed or  [Read More…]

Weight Loss

The weight gain begins with Halloween. Then comes Thanksgiving, the biggest day of food consumption in America, where an average American will eat 4,500 calories! During Christmas and New Year’s, we are in a vacation mindset, allowing unhealthy foods to be allowed and exercise to be procrastinated. And we then top it off with the  [Read More…]