NEWSLETTER

Why It's So Hard to Lose Weight (And What You Can Do About It)

May 11, 2021

You’ve made up your mind.

You are going on a diet and you are going to lose weight,

You’re doing good, eating the way you should.

Then, you are at an event or a party, and right in front of you is a smorgasbord of irresistible food you know you shouldn’t eat.

You look and say no, I have willpower, I’m not going to do it.

But before you know it, a little voice in your head says, one little bite won’t hurt and you cave in.

You bite into it and it tastes so good!

Before you know it, you’ve gorged yourself.

You know down...

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Are You Taking Cholesterol Medication?

May 04, 2021

Cholesterol is a natural substance produced in the liver and found in every cell of the body.  

 It has important natural functions for digesting foods, producing hormones, and making Vitamin D. 

 There are two types of cholesterol;

  1. LDL (low-density lipoproteins) also referred to as bad cholesterol that becomes part of plaque build-up along with fat and calcium in the artery.
  2. HDL (high-density lipoproteins) known as good cholesterol because it cleans up the bad cholesterol.

The causes of high cholesterol can be caused by...

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Don't Ever Let Them Do This to You

Apr 27, 2021

 

 

Just as I was about to fall asleep, my phone rang.

It was my sister calling to tell me she was on the way to the hospital with my mom.

After going through some tests, a doctor came in and said she was having a heart attack.

She was given medication to stabilize her condition until the cardiologist arrived in the morning.

When the cardiologist arrived, he said they were going to perform a Catheterization to see if she had a blockage and if there was a blockage, they would insert a stent.

Catheterization is a procedure used to diagnose and treat...

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Become Your Own Health Advocate (Before It's Too Late)

Apr 13, 2021

Does your doctor really discuss all the risks and benefits for the treatment he prescribes to you or do you just willingly go along with what he says?

Do you believe that for every ill there is a pill?

In October 2017, my mom was suffering from frequent nosebleeds and high blood pressure.

When I took her to a doctor’s appointment, I found out she was on six different prescription medications.

It was painfully obvious these meds were doing nothing to cure her conditions.

This happens way too often.

I emailed an out-of-state doctor I knew and asked for her...

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