The Low Down on Pre-biotics

  Since the blog topic last week was on probiotics it is only right to educate you all on how to feed those probiotics so that you can get the maximum benefits from them.  The best source of energy for probiotics are called prebiotics. Prebiotics come from the fiber found in plant products.  These fibers…

Make Home Exercise Easy!

  We want to help this transition of having a few weeks stuck at home a little more productive and less “out of routine”.  I know that I am going to physically, emotionally and mentally feel the effects of not having my daily gym time.  I know for a fact that home workouts take a…

Why is Muscle Mass so Important?

Here at Weigh to Wellness Denver we talk frequently about being physically active. This blog is dedicated to explaining why strength training is necessary. We will be going over how adequate muscle mass helps with overall health and wellness. 1.) Gait and Mobility: Maintaining or improving muscle mass as you age is vital to keep…

Ways to use your Protein Powder

Protein powders have been starting to become part of the average person’s diet in the last couple of years.  It is no longer just meant for the gym rats and body builders.  Here at Weigh to Wellness Denver we believe these powders can be used to help with weight loss, calorie control and overall health…

Foods to Avoid if you are Inflamed

There are a multitude of foods that can cause inflammation in your body.  The inflammation brought on by these foods might not be felt physically for many years.  This is important to consider since inflammation can be the reason you are unable to lose weight or unable to get other health conditions under control. Common…

How Inflammation is Effecting your Weight

Now that You have a basic understanding of the hormones that are effecting your body and health, let’s focus on how those hormones are causing inflammation.  Understanding inflammation is important because it effects your ability to lose weight and your ability to prevent other diseases.  More and more research is coming out that shows inflammation…