Monthly Archives: October 2015

It’s Getting Harder To Lose Weight

It seems like a large percentage of our population is trying to lose weight – and it seems to get harder and harder. In fact, a study in the Journal of Obesity Research & Clinical Practice compared diet and exercise data over 4 decades and discovered that adults in 2006 had a higher BMI than […]

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Sleep and Exercise Help Control Your Weight

According to research presented at the Food and Nutrition Conference (FNCE) of the Academy of Nutrition and  Dietetics, people who sleep less have a higher risk of weighing more. This is because the lack of sleep causes disruption to the hormones that regulate appetite. Additionally, when you are tired, you may not have the energy […]

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Beware of the Type of Supplement You Take!

Not all dietary supplements are created equal! The supplement industry is unregulated, and many of these supplements have inadequate levels of important active ingredients. Additionally, many herbal and dietary supplements contain harmful ingredients and chemicals that may or may not be printed on the label. In fact, according to a study in The New England […]

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Beware! Low Fat May Mean High Sugar

Many of us are constantly searching for the “best” foods to eat. Our grocery stores are filled with hundreds of products “designed” to help us eat healthier. Foods are labeled as low fat, reduced fat, low calorie, low sugar, sugar free, etc. to presumably aid us on our weight loss or healthy eating quests. Many […]

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7-Keto-DHEA

What is 7-keto and where is it found? 7-keto is metabolized from DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which is a chemical formed in the body. DHEA is converted to steroid hormones, while 7-keto is non-hormonal and does not affect sex hormone levels in the body. 7-keto is currently sold as a dietary supplement. What are the benefits? 7-keto […]

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