Health Benefits Of Pumpkin

Fall is here! Nothing says autumn more than pumpkin flavored everything. Unfortunately, most of the pumpkin flavored foods out there are not very healthy, and are loaded with sugar. Here are some ways you can enjoy pumpkin this fall, without loading on the calories and sugar. What are the health benefits of pumpkin? High Vitamin…

Frozen vegetable recipes

Do you have an influx of frozen vegetables in your freezer?  Most of us stocked up of frozen goods at the start of the “stay at home” measures.  If you are not used to eating frozen vegetables regularly then you might be wondering what to do with them?  We hope this blog can help you…

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…