Fitness & Weight Loss

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Counting Macros

There are a lot of trendy diets out there (paleo, ketogenic, Whole 30, Autoimmune Protocol, GAPS, Specific Carbohydrate, etc). They all have their merits, and I do put people on each of them in specific cases. But one of the simplest, longest term approaches is “counting macros.” Macronutrients: What They [...]

By | 2017-12-08T08:20:15+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

How Insulin Affects Growth Hormone and Muscle Repair

Physiology 101 Insulin is the gatekeeper for glucose: it allows glucose to get inside the cells where it can be utilized for energy or for storage. When glucose gets used, your cells produce ATP (your body’s energy currency). When glucose gets stored, it gets stored as triglycerides (fat). Insulin is [...]

By | 2017-06-23T07:20:09+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments

Low Testosterone and Metabolic Syndrome

Low Testosterone in younger men is increasingly common. Meanwhile, some 35% of the U.S. population suffers from metabolic syndrome, defined as high blood sugar (but pre-diabetic), excess weight around the waistline, hypertension, high cholesterol and/or high triglycerides. It turns out that these two conditions are not only linked, but that [...]

The Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It’s Not Working Out Harder!)

The most common New Year’s resolutions center around weight loss, exercise, and eating healthy.  As we all know, most people grow discouraged, lose their drive, and ultimately give up, only to repeat the cycle the following year.  I'll let you in on a secret: it's not because you are lazy. [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:10+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss|Comments Off on The Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It’s Not Working Out Harder!)

Phosphatidylcholine for Weight Loss

Since you are what you eat (you know that, right?), your cell membranes are made up of the fats that you ingest—for better or for worse. But first, here’s why you care about your cell membranes. Cell Membrane Physiology: In With the Good, Out With the Bad Historically the “brain” [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:31+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Supplements|Tags: , |1 Comment

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