Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome

What is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. It can also be known as insulin resistance syndrome. The five risk factors are: Increased blood pressure High...
Unsuccessful Weight Loss on the Scale

Unsuccessful Weight Loss on the Scale

What is Type 2 Diabetes? First things first, what exactly is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is an impairment in the way the body regulates and uses sugar (glucose) as a fuel. This means that too much sugar is circulating in your bloodstream. Signs and symptoms of...
Why do People Choose to Lose Weight?

Why do People Choose to Lose Weight?

I think it’s safe to say everyone struggles with body image and weight loss and weight gain. Living in America, there is a stigma about being overweight and obese. Most people are self-conscious about how they look and are afraid to take the steps to lose weight....
Selecting a Weight Loss Program

Selecting a Weight Loss Program

Overweight individuals who successfully lose weight and keep it off can reduce the risk of heart disease. Some people prefer to lose weight on their own, while others seek the support and guidance of a structured weight loss program. However, there are some crucial...
Weight Loss Myths

Weight Loss Myths

Weight loss and the science behind it are constantly changing and shifting as more research is conducted. Unfortunately, this means we cannot always know what is fact and fiction. With the steady rise of trendy diets and “hacks” on Instagram, Facebook, and Tiktok,...