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The Missing Link in Weight Loss: Hunger Control!

Weight loss and successful long-term weight maintenance depend on a number of factors, one of which is controlling the desire to eat. No matter how dedicated you are, if you are always hungry you will eventually succumb to eating more...

The Relationship Between Energy and Amino Acids

Energy is one of the primary markers of health. Often, when people are asked about their health, low energy is a common complaint. Likewise, when people identify a benefit from a nutritional supplement, “improved energy” is the first they’ll report....

Essential Amino Acid Supplements and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is for severely obese individuals who have not been able to lose weight by calorie restriction. Generally, bariatric surgery is not recommended unless you have serious obesity-related health problems. The surgery makes the stomach smaller and sometimes changes...

Maximize Muscle and Lose Weight

Building muscle mass is the best way to increase your metabolism and ultimately lose weight without changing your calorie intake. But before diving into a weight-burning, muscle-building regimen head first, be sure to understand your main objective. Muscle cells weigh...

Understanding Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison’s Disease

Located just above the kidneys, the adrenal glands are responsible for the production of hormones crucial to regulating stress, blood pressure, and other bodily functions. In patients with Addison’s disease, the adrenal glands don’t make enough of these vital hormones....

What Is Adrenal Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes and Recovery

If you’re experiencing body aches, sleep disturbances, exhaustion, and other symptoms affecting your quality of life, you might be suffering from a lesser-known condition known as adrenal fatigue. Referring to a group of less-specific symptoms that affect a patient’s health...

What Is Metabolic Syndrome and Are You at Risk?

What is metabolic syndrome? “Syndrome” is a medical term that basically says there are a whole lot of problems; in the case of metabolic syndrome, problems that could lead you straight to a heart attack. Unchecked, the complications from metabolic...

How to Improve Metabolic Health: 14 Actionable Tips

If you’re looking to improve your metabolic health, you likely have one or more of several health conditions going on. You’re overweight, and possibly obese. You have diabetes, or high blood sugar. You have high blood pressure. You have low...