Engage 180

Written by Carrie Company If you are serious about setting goals, make them SMART. S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym that stands for specific, measurable, accountable, realistic and timely. Let’s set just one goal for a healthier self. People are always looking for a quick fix, but when a quick fix lacks direction and an understanding of  [Read More…]

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    Self Monitor For Health

    Written by Carrie Company Knowledge Is Power, Knowledge Is Health Weigh In Studies support the role of self-monitoring through daily weigh-ins. More frequent self-monitoring was consistently & significantly associated with weight loss compared to less frequent self-monitoring. In the self-weighing studies, there was a significant weight loss difference between weighing daily to weekly & those  [Read More…]

  • Want to Know More About Metabolic Syndrome?

    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…]

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    The Biggest Health Issue Today… Feeling Lonely & Socially Disconnected

    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…]

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    So, You Have A Health – Related Goal … Now What?

    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…]

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    Five Reasons to get Engage 180

    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…]

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    Your Lipid Profile MATTERS!

    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…]

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    Become Your Own Health Advocate

    Here at Lab Testing API we believe that we should help empower all of our customers to be their own health advocates. A health advocate improves, maintains and manages healthcare of an individual. The information is now there for customers to access so that you can better understand the numbers that you need to be  [Read More…]

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    What is 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…]

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    Combating Bloat: Tips for Flatter, Happier Tummy

    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…]