Springfield Weight Loss Center Blog

How Does Being Overweight in Springfield Contribute to Heart Disease?

July 15, 2018

How Does Being Overweight in Springfield Contribute to Heart Disease? Being obese or overweight in Springfield carries several health risks, one of the more serious being heart disease. In the United States, around 35% of the adults are considered obese, which means they have a BMI of 30 or higher. If the percentages continue to…

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Ketogenic Diet 101

July 13, 2018

Ketogenic Diet 101 The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet. It has recently gained a lot of popularity in the wellness sphere because of some of its health benefits. A ketogenic diet has been shown to help some people lose weight (yes, even with high fat). It can also help improve…

Multi-Vitamins

Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money?

July 9, 2018

Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money? Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They’re supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids or fatty acids. And because there are multiple ingredients, there are low doses of each ingredient.…

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Mindfulness and Meditation… Do They Really Work?

June 20, 2018

Mindfulness and Meditation… Do They Really Work? Well…yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say “mindfulness” and “meditation.” “Meditation” is the ancient practice of connecting the body…

How Much Fiber Do I Need to Lose Weight in Springfield?

June 15, 2018

How Much Fiber Do I Need to Lose Weight in Springfield? One of the more confusing aspects of nutrition and healthy eating is fiber. Most people know that it is necessary for good overall health and colon health, but it is also beneficial for Springfield weight loss. Of course, simply stating that fiber is good…

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Here’s How to Make Cooking More Fun

June 13, 2018

Here’s How to Make Cooking More Fun If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you? I know that sometimes I don’t find cooking to be all that fun. I can get into a rut just like everyone else. So that’s why I’ve listed my best “fun” cooking…