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Is It Time to Update the Algorithm for Diabetes Treatment?

Is It Time to Update the Algorithm for Diabetes Treatment?

The sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2) are the newest class of anti-diabetic medications on the market. These agents cause weight loss and lower blood pressure, which are two important factors in promoting cardiovascular health. The major study (EMPA-REG OUTCOME) focused on … Continue reading Is It Time to Update the Algorithm for Diabetes Treatment?

Is your teen struggling with weight? Dieting is not the answer!

Is your teen struggling with weight? Dieting is not the answer!

The American Academy of Pediatrics has provided recommendations against dieting (defined as a caloric restriction with the result of weight loss) because it increases BMI (Body Mass Index) and prevalence of eating disorders in teens. So what are some helpful ways to help your teen improve their … Continue reading Is your teen struggling with weight? Dieting is not the answer!

Reverse dieting: How to go from cut to bulk without gaining fat

Reverse dieting: How to go from cut to bulk without gaining fat

It's called reverse dieting, and it entails slowly increasing your calories over time to bring you out of a deficit, up to maintenance, and then up to bulk. Reverse diets circumvent the fat gain because when you only add in a modest amount of calories over time “which you have to be very disciplined … Continue reading Reverse dieting: How to go from cut to bulk without gaining fat

More than half of US children will have obesity as adults if current trends continue

More than half of US children will have obesity as adults if current trends continue

If current trends in child obesity continue, more than 57 percent of today’s children in the US will have obesity at age 35, according to a new study. Continue reading More than half of US children will have obesity as adults if current trends continue

These Weight-Loss and Workout Supplements Contain Banned Ingredients Under Sneaky Names

These Weight-Loss and Workout Supplements Contain Banned Ingredients Under Sneaky Names

Ephedrine, a stimulant, was once an ingredient found in practically all weight-loss supplements. But after nearly a decade of regulatory back-and-forth, … Continue reading These Weight-Loss and Workout Supplements Contain Banned Ingredients Under Sneaky Names