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6 Weight Loss Tips (When You Can’t Find Motivation)

6 Weight Loss Tips (When You Can’t Find Motivation)

1. Remove “try” from your vocabulary. Just do it! Set one simple daily goal that you will stick with! If it’s eat one green vegetable, do it! If it is to walk 10 minutes, do it! If it’s avoiding all sugar, do it! Sticking with something day...

How Hormones Ruin Weight Loss Efforts

One in two Americans have some degree of diabesity (diabetes + obesity). This may be due to a fat-storing hormone known as insulin and the stress-related hormone, cortisol. How Does Insulin Affect Weight Loss? When you’re overweight or skinny fat (normal weight but...

How Your Genes Affect Obesity

Obesity can be related to the genes you carry, not just the blue jeans you wear! There is one particular gene called the Fat Mass and Obesity gene, or FTO gene, that may be part of your propensity to gain weight and resistance to shedding it. What role does the FTO...

11 Signs of Mold Illness

Mold is a big problem in most homes, but many people are unaware of the problem. Of course, everyone looks at the shower curtain, under the sink, or in the basement when he or she think about mold issues, but mold can grow just about anywhere. Mold can be found in...

Dietary Fat: Friend or Foe?

Fat is one of the body’s most basic building blocks. The average person is made up of between 15 and 30 percent fat! Yet, for decades, we’ve unfairly demonized dietary fat. We’ve diligently followed a low-fat diet that almost always equates into a high-sugar and...

10 Tips for Success in Life

How many of these tips do you have actively working in your life? Work on the weak areas and make everything else stronger. 1. Make it a priority to stay in shape. Losing weight is the top “New Years” resolution for Americans, and combined with “exercise...

Breaking Free from Food Addiction

We are emotionally driven by food. Our brains are biologically driven to seek and devour high-calorie sugary and fatty foods. We have to learn how to control our eating habits or our eating habits will control us. There are things you can do to help you counteract the...

How to Satisfy Emotional Hunger

Many of us also turn to food for stress relief, comfort, or as a reward. If you’re an emotional eater, you may feel powerless over your food cravings. When the urge to eat hits, it’s all you can think about. Afterwards, you feel even worse. Not only does the original...

4 Tricks to Eliminate Negativity

Sometimes in life, it can seem as if the mind takes a negative turn. If the sun is shining you may think that it is raining. If the stars are bright you may think the sky is without light. Make every effort to avoid becoming a victim of stinking thinking! The only...

7-Step Heart Disease Prevention Plan

1. You must educate yourself. Understand what causes heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. You need to know that the answer is your lifestyle. The way you live your life every day is what causes arterial inflammation, stiffening of the artery wall and plaque...

7 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Health

People continually ask me about steps to stay healthy and free from chronic sickness and disease. I have come up with a few things that should always be at the top of your checklist. 1. Always look to God first as the Almighty physician. And in the thirty-ninth year...

What Bad Breath Says About Your Health

My husband always ensures we have breath mints when we are with other people. Not much can ruin a pleasant conversation more than bad breath, particularly when it’s taking place within tight confines such as an office, airplane or car. Oral malodor is often much more...

6 Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination is said to be one of the biggest barriers that keeps people from reaching their goals. It is human nature to want to relax and do something fun instead of working hard and follow a schedule. Once you get used to procrastinating it’s difficult to...

7 Tips for Staying Lean

​Every one wants to be lean. Phrases like “Thin Is In” or “Strong Is the New Fit” flood fitness magazines and the minds of us all. We all want to “look good”, “feel good”, and most of all, no one wants to be “FAT”. It takes...

9 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Liver (Without Even Knowing)

The liver is one of our body’s largest organs but is often overlooked and deserves greater respect. It does all the dirty work for the rest of your body by essentially disposing of all the unhealthy things we consume. There are several misconceptions when it...

The Key to Body Composition Success

The calories burned with exercise certainly have some importance on body composition, but not nearly as much as people think. The vast majority of your return on investment in regard to positive body composition change lies squarely with your nutritional protocol. How...

21 Ways to Increase Happiness

You may have noticed that the habits of happy people are exactly like those that are essential for leading a healthy lifestyle – exercising and eating right, for example. However, your mindset must come first. Out of the heart, happiness will grow. What you have in...

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips & Recipes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to reflect on the good things in our lives. I want you all to know that I count my patients and readers among my many blessings, and I’m grateful for your support over the years. Our wish for you this...

Natural, Easy Ways to Maintain Energy through the Holidays

Extra stress around the holidays taxes the physiological system and exhausts the adrenal glands. Exhausted adrenal glands compromise your ability to sleep, think clearly and can even spiral into a state of depression. If we use typical substances to restore energy,...

Dr. Mark’s (Unexpected) Story

When most think of heroes and best friends, ideas may come to mind of a mother, spiritual leader, or athletic role model. Someone you want to model your life after. However, in my case I think of my husband, Mark. Mistakenly, some believe we were blessed with a...