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Abnormal Blood Sugar?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2022 in Health Blog | Comments Off on Abnormal Blood Sugar?

An ‘optimal’ blood sugar reading is 80-90. You are diagnosed with Diabetes when levels are consistently above 125 (depending on the state or country). If your readings are consistently above 110 or so, you are well on your way to being diagnosed, so you are not ‘fine’. The question to ask is…”how do I get back to optimal?”

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Do These Now and Really Enjoy the Holidays

Posted by on Nov 15, 2021 in Health Blog | Comments Off on Do These Now and Really Enjoy the Holidays

Do These Now and Really Enjoy the Holidays

By Paul T. Mitchell, C.S.C.S*D, Pn1    By this time of the year, many people have pretty much given up on actively trying to achieve a particular goal, and instead, are just trying not to gain too much weight during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Here are three small healthy strategies you can use to not only avoid any holiday weight gain, but you may even see a small dip on the scale.  Do these beginning now, and you’ll really enjoy yourself during the holidays! 1) Chew more. The hunger hormones Leptin and Ghrelin tell...

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LIIT Training For Fat Loss

Posted by on Oct 1, 2021 in Health Blog | Comments Off on LIIT Training For Fat Loss

LIIT Training For Fat Loss

Paul T. Mitchell III, C.S.C.S.*D, Pn1  I’m sure you’ve tried or at least heard of HIIT Training. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, and studies show it works well for fat loss, increasing cardiovascular fitness and stamina when done correctly.  Unfortunately for many, when HIIT is applied incorrectly,  joint pain, and injuries can occur. Some will even gain back any weight they initially lost in the first week or two of trying it. The Problem with HIIT Many times, there is too much focus on the ‘high intensity’, and not enough...

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Calories In vs. Calories Out

Posted by on Oct 20, 2020 in Health Blog | Comments Off on Calories In vs. Calories Out

Calories In vs. Calories Out

Calories in vs. Calories out seems simple enough, right? Well, turns out it can be a little more complicated. Just watch.

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The Best and Worst Sweeteners for Your Health

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020 in Health Blog | Comments Off on The Best and Worst Sweeteners for Your Health

The Best and Worst Sweeteners for Your Health

Paul T. Mitchell, C.S.C.S*D, Pn1 Ok, here’s the deal with artificial sweeteners. The most common non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) are substances with a very intense sweet taste. Some of these sweeteners can range from 100’s of times sweeter than sugar, to 1000’s of times sweeter. They’re used in small amounts to replace the sweetness of a much higher amount of sugar, or of other derivative substances, which is a good thing in general. You use less and they provide fewer calories, right? Well, here where the problem comes in. “When we...

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