• The Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and How They Can be Reversed

    The Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and How They Can be Reversed

    For many of us, it seems like the older we get the more health issues we have. In our 20s, we have fewer health complaints so routine check-ups often come back clear or we don’t even bother to get them. In recent years, by the mid-30s, sometimes earlier, the story is changing rapidly. The signs of metabolic disease have started to appear at younger...
  • What Are the Links Between Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome?

    What Are the Links Between Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome?

    Why is it important to understand risk factors connecting metabolic syndrome to heart disease? Heart disease is the single leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a person dies from cardiovascular disease every 36 seconds. Put another way, each year cardiovascular disease is the cause of one out of every four deaths. In...
  • Can gratitude impact your health?

    Can gratitude impact your health?

    With Thanksgiving upon us here in the U.S., you may find yourself reflecting on what you’re thankful for. And while this is a lovely way to celebrate the holiday, it’s a tradition worth extending all year long, thanks to the many health benefits associated with gratitude!  That’s right: gratitude is more than a feel-good tradition. It has been shown to improve your wellbeing, and...
  • 5 Ways to Support Your Heart Health

    5 Ways to Support Your Heart Health

    If improving cardiovascular health is a goal for you, it’s important to keep your gut healthy and balanced! When your gut lining is compromised, metabolites can enter the body and cause inflammation, which directly affects your heart.  While genetics can play a role in your heart health and it’s useful to know your family history if you have a potential risk for any issues,...
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