We’ve all been told countless times that it is important we eat protein, and lots of it. Diets high in protein and low in carbs have been all the rage for years now, and there is good reason for that, as the power-packed source of food has countless benefits that go beyond weight loss. Here are a few reasons that will keep you reaching for the foods that are packed with protein.
In a previous post, we tackled a few tips that are sure to help you stay on track with your health goals during holiday travel. Lucky for you, we have a lot more of those tips up our sleeve and we are ready to share them with you.
If you’re like the majority of Americans, you will be traveling sometime during the holiday season. Whether you are getting to your destination by way of car or plane, you will certainly face some challenges when it comes to staying on track with your diet. Here are a few tips to make sure that you are less likely to get pulled away from making progress during the holiday season.
In our last post we talked about "fad-diets" and why they often don't work. We continue to explore reasons why and offer tips on how to stay on track. Below you will find more information on current trends, and what to look out for.
The majority of us have had fad diets pushed at us since we knew what a diet was. And if you’re like most people, you’ve dabbled in a few fad diets here and there. We are here to tell you that they are called “fad diets” for a reason, as their success only lasts a minimal amount of time and in some cases, fad diets can actually be harmful to your health. Here are the top fad diets to steer clear of…
Obesity may be obvious on the outside and it’s not hard to point out all the external health issues that are a direct result of being overweight, but it poses just as many problems to the inside of the body. In today’s post, we are going to follow up on how excess fat can wreak havoc on our organs.
Let’s face it…there are really no pros to obesity. Not only does added weight cause a wide array of health problems, but it can also get in the way of quality time spent with the little ones. By the time grandchildren arrive, nearly 30% of U.S. seniors will be obese, which can certainly deter the chances of keeping up with the little ones. But, let’s take it a step further and talk about other obesity issues that pose a threat to our well-being in ways that you may have never imagined.
One of the most important things in life is getting a good night’s sleep. Not only does solid sleep give you more brainpower, but it gives our bodies what they need to become fat-burning machines and dominate our weight loss woes. If you find yourself waking up in the morning with bloodshot eyes and less than seven hours of sleep under your belt, then you are not alone, as 34.8 percent of American adults suffer with a lack of quality slumber. Here are a few of the reasons why you may not be falling into a deep sleep…
Diabetes can be a demanding condition to deal with. Type two diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar, also known as glucose. While type one diabetes is often diagnosed at a younger age, type two is usually a result of a person’s lifestyle later in life. The six major risk factors are: family history, poor diet, physical inactivity, older age, excess weight around the waist, and certain ethnicities. Oftentimes, a patient can reverse their diagnosis by altering their eating and exercise habits, but the trick is to know what symptoms to look out for in the first place. Here are six symptoms to be aware of.
Watch our latest video blog on cooking up a delicious dinner that is healthy and delicious! Dr. Restivo cooks up some swordfish with blueberries, raspberries, and yellow onions. See how easy it is to prepare by watching our video!
SWORDFISH-BLUEBERRIES, RASPBERRIES, YELLOW ONIONS
1.5 pounds of Sword Fish
1 cup Raspberries
1 cup Blueberries
2 cups of chopped yellow onions
Cumin to taste
Ground sea salt
Ground black and white pepper
MCT Medium Chain Triglyceride oil