There’s no doubting the value of weight management. Rather than being just a few extra uncomfortable pounds, excess weight carries legitimate risks. In fact, dropping between 5% and 10% of your weight has been proven to lower your chance of developing heart disease. This is just one of the many benefits of choosing a weight loss program. However, what should you look for in order to figure out which one best fits your needs? Are all weight loss programs essentially the same? No.
What can we do when we realize that stress beyond our control is taking over our day and consuming our thoughts? Learn some tips for managing uncontrollable stress.
Spring clean your nutrition with two to three SMART goals rather than one huge diet overhaul. SMART goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time Bound.
Stress has considerable impacts on our health by influencing our immune system, mood, behavior, and overall wellness.
Effective workouts can be hard to come by on your own, especially if you’re new to the process and don’t have a strong support group to help you out. This is where personal health coaches and trainers can become invaluable.
Weight is a serious problem in the United States. Approximately 54% of American adults are currently trying to reduce theirs, although few succeed without extensive support. With so many websites, commercials, and books pushing certain diets and lifestyle changes, it can be hard to tell fact from a gimmick. Let’s take a look at some of the worst myths about weight loss that are going around and (erroneously) gaining popularity.
When it comes to weight loss maintenance, here are a few ways you can ensure the weight stays off.
When was the last time you left food on your plate? If you’re like many Americans, the answer may be never. Eating to clean your plate can be a hard habit to break. But think of the unnecessary calories you can save by changing this habit! Find out more in this week’s blog on ending your membership with the “clean your plate” club.
Have you ever been curious about what your genes might say about you? Maybe you thought, “No matter how hard I train, I can’t seem to get faster or stronger,” or perhaps you thought, “No matter how well I eat, my doctor still tells me my cholesterol is high.” PRO Medical tests genetic blueprints to reveal what makes each one of us unique.
In the day to day work of eating right ourselves, the desire to see our kids eat right is a big one. We want them to start life right. So when they won’t eat, stress and power struggles can creep in. One of our dietitians, Kimberly Richardson, gives us helpful tips on kids who won’t eat.