Losing weight can be difficult, especially as we get older. This is the amazing story of how one 49 year old turned his life around by losing 40 pounds through healthy lifestyle changes.
By now you may have heard that our largely sedentary modern lifestyle is an increasingly large contributor to premature death. There’s now even a name for this condition: sedentary death syndrome, also known as “the sitting disease.” How serious is sedentary death syndrome? Recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest it could be […]
Losing 5% or 7% of your body weight can help reduce insulin levels, which reduces the risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
Nina Hirvi takes us through the indicators for Metabolic Syndrome and offers specific advise on how to reduce your risk of developing this condition.
Metabolic Syndrome, sometimes referred to as the plague of the modern era, traces its roots back to the period of rapid urbanization around the time of ancient Greece. Learn more about this condition and how to avoid it.
Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.
To protect against heart disease, certain cancers, and help boost immunity – veggies and fruits provide antioxidants – substances that protect cells from damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals.
Stress has a very real physical impact on your health. When we experience stress, changes occur in our hormone levels as a result of our system’s fight or flight response to stress.
Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.