What is so great about snack chips?

When we think of our favorite snack,  chips are a popular choice.   Chips became popular in the latter half of the 20th century, first the potato chip and then the corn chip.  The potato chip was invented in 1800’s and has been in the spotlight ever since.  The potato chip is estimated to make up…

Good Reads for a Healthy Heart

February is Healthy Heart Month.  It is a time for sharing our love through sending flowers and valentine cards, eating chocolate and learning about heart health!  Our heart is a vital organ that requires not only love but adequate nourishment and rest! Check out some of these great resources for improving your heart health today. Today…

What You Need to know about Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an essential substance for our bodies’ functions and is found in all of our cells. It is needed to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods. Your liver produces a majority of the cholesterol in your body, and the rest is ingested through our diet, mainly in animal-based foods….

A Super Bowl win for you!

It is Super Bowl time, the great American tradition of junk food, beer, and overindulgence.  When it comes to participating in the Super Bowl, the main challenge is going off of your usual wellness routine.  Whether you are a guest or the party planner, it is important to visualize and plan for the event.  Splurging, also…

Happy New Year

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2018! A reduction of only 7-10% of body weight improves: Blood pressure Insulin sensitivity Lipid levels Inflammation Our patients have had wonderful success with their weight loss efforts this last year!  Weight loss improves quality of life and overall health status.  We offer a long-term solution for obesity and…