Types of Fiber Supplements:

  Here at Weigh to Wellness Denver we get alot of questions about which fiber supplement is best to use.  We also want to talk about when it is appropriate to use a fiber supplement. Types of Fiber Supplements: 1.) Inulin based supplements: Inulin is from a group of dietary fibers called fructans.  It is…

PCOS & Weight

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), is a hormonal and metabolic condition which commonly affects women of reproductive age. Individuals with PCOS typically have elevated androgen levels (male sex hormones), as well as other hormonal imbalances, irregular or nonexistent periods, and ovaries with fluid-filled pockets on them.  They may experience excess facial hair and acne, difficulty conceiving,…

Fasting

Fasting has become a buzzword in the health and wellness community recently, though it is a practice that has always been around. In hunter/gatherer days, it was done out of necessity.  It is a practice which has been done in certain religions for centuries. Fasting has been studied as a method to improve longevity. More…

What are functional foods?

In a nutshell, functional foods are those foods that when consumed, can have health benefits which help to reduce the risk of disease.  You can also think of functional foods as the kinds of food that can give you a positive effect after eating them, as opposed to a neutral or negative effect.  These types…

Mediterranean Holiday Dinner

This holiday season we are challenging you to switch up your usual meals!  This blog post has the recipes for a delicious Mediterranean holiday themed meal that packed with healthy fats, citrus and herbs. Bon Appetit.   Appetizer: Mediterranean Baked Brie Ingredients: 3 tbsp fig jam or honey, divided 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup dried…

Keto Holiday Menu

Trying to stick with your low carb lifestyle through the holiday? Here are some of our favorite keto recipes which can make a great meal plan, or just use one of the recipes to bring to a gathering so that you know it’s keto friendly.   Cauliflower Mash 6 servings Ingredients: 1 pound cauliflower florets…