Weight Loss Articles

12 Healthy Holiday Eating Tips!

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. From spending time with extended family to seeing friends that are visiting home, it’s a time that many people look forward to every year. Unfortunately, too many people dread the holidays each year because...

Understanding How Digestion Works.

Digestion in the body is a complex combination of biological interactions and chemical reactions. Our GI tract is split into 2 halves – the Upper half which includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. The Lower half includes our small and large intestines....

Are You Magnesium Deficient?

Up to 75% of Americans are not meeting their recommended intake of magnesium. Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It is the 4th most abundant mineral in the body and 2nd most common intracellular cation (positively charged ion)...

Vitamin D and the Role of Magnesium

The latest research published in the American Journal of Osteopathic medicine shows that when magnesium levels are low, vitamin D cannot be metabolized properly and can actually be detrimental to your health by increasing calcium and phosphate which can result in...

Genetics and Obesity

Genetics influence every aspect of human physiology, adaptation and development; obesity is no exception. Obesity is rarely caused only by genetics, it is also influenced by lifestyle factors. Genetics do not control your life or predict your destiny. Genetic Factors...