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RELAX With These 3 Natural Stress-Fighting Ingredients

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a society that is constantly on the go, stress is inevitable. But that doesn’t mean we can’t fight back! Like many stressful situations, we naturally try our best to solve the issues that cripple our sanity. In celebration of Stress Awareness Month, we’re here to share 3 natural ingredients to combat stress. Whether you…

Apple Cider Vinegar: the Natural Health Tonic that Promotes Weight Loss.

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s true! This natural tonic created by fermenting apples with yeast and healthy bacteria is one of the leading forms of promoting natural weight loss. Along with weight loss, Apple Cider Vinegar supports healthy digestion, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, helps fight diabetes, and a vast amount of other amazing health benefits! When combing Apple…

HIIT Workout the Powerful Tool for Weight Loss

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

You may have heard of the term “HIIT” workout but never understood what it means, or its purpose. HIIT, or High-Intensity Interval Training, is a powerful tool for weight loss, especially if paired with a low-carb diet. What is it? HIIT is a style of exercise in which you alternate between quick, intense exercise spurts,…

4 Supplements to Jump-Start Your Weight Loss

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your body needs vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients to not only function properly, but also burn fat. Unfortunately, between busy schedules and limited food sources, many find it difficult to maintain a well-rounded diet. That’s why our health coaches recommend using the following supplements to prime your body for weight loss. Top 4 Supplements for…

5 Mental Health Conditions That May Affect Your Weight

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

We often think of the mind and body as two separate entities when, in reality, they are interconnected. Your body reacts to your thoughts, feelings, and actions just as your mind responds to bodily sensations. Thus, changes in your mental state can affect your physical state and vice versa. Certain mental health disorders, for example,…

Why Intermittent Fasting Is Better Than the “5 Meals a Day” Rule for Weight Loss

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You may have heard that eating five small meals a day—breakfast, midmorning snack, lunch, midafternoon snack, and dinner—boosts your metabolism and helps you lose weight. However, according to our weight loss clinic’s nutrition specialists, there is little scientific evidence to suggest this widely held belief is true. That’s why we recommend people try other eating…

5 Factors You Didn’t Know Contribute to Weight Gain

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In theory, a well-rounded diet and regular exercise should be all you need to lose weight. However, there are a variety of behaviors and physiological factors and that can inadvertently hinder your progress, causing you to pack on unwanted pounds. Here are just five examples our health coaches think you should be aware of. Surprising…

Small Changes That Have a Big Impact on Weight Loss

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

When it comes to weight loss, it’s often the smallest actions that make the biggest difference. Simple, consistent changes are more sustainable than restrictive diets or massive lifestyle overhauls, meaning they more effectively trim your waistline. Whether you want to lose 10 pounds or 70, here are four practical adjustments you can make today. 4…

Top 6 Things to Look For in a Weight Loss Program

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations, you’ve made a decision to lose weight and get healthy! Now the complicated process of deciding how you’re going to lose weight and who to listen to begins. With obesity rates among adults in the United States over 35% and the numbers getting worse every single year, what we have been doing is obviously…

Discover the Hidden Truth About Fats and Weight Loss

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

For years, we’ve heard that fats lead to weight gain and poor health outcomes. However, recent studies suggest that this may not always be the case. Below, our weight loss specialists explore those findings and reveal why some fats are essential for a healthy diet. The Public Perception of Fats Fat contains more calories by…

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Cardio and Weight Loss

Scientific Studies Show Cardio is NOT the Answer For Weight Loss!

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | August 9, 2018

Let me save you hours every day, some very sore muscles and a lot of sweat.  Diet and nutrition are going to help you burn that fat a lot faster. Don’t get me wrong, exercise is amazing and I highly encourage it for many reasons.  But if your #1 goal is to lose fat, your…

Feast or Famine?

Feast or Famine?

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | August 8, 2018

So many clients tell me they feel like their metabolism has slowed down over the years.  How can you be eating next to nothing and exercising and the pounds are not coming off?  The key issue with that last statement: eating next to nothing. The answer to weight loss is not cutting calories. If the solution…

Survival Tips: Eating Healthy On Vacation

Survival Tips: Eating Healthy On Vacation

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | August 8, 2018

I totally love this time of year…. The grill is out, the kids can run around and play outside… and road trips. The up north road trip is a right of passage for us Michiganders. And with the exception of Labor Day, Memorial Day weekend is the pinnacle weekend getaway trip. It can be tempting…

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By taylor | August 7, 2018

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Dr. Jason is Selling Miracle Grass?

Dr. Jason is Selling Miracle Grass?

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | August 6, 2018

Today I am going to tell you about one of my favorite herbs for weight loss—Gynostemma! Nicknamed “miracle grass,” this plant is indigenous to the southern reaches of China, northern Vietnam, southern Korea, and Japan. This herb was recently popularized for its adaptogenic effects which include; regulating blood pressure and the immune system, improving stamina,…

Spinach Avocado Berry Salad Recipe

Berry Spinach Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 26, 2018

Ingredients: 6 oz package spinach 6 oz romaine lettuce 1 avocado 4 oz of strawberries 4 oz of blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2-3 Tbsp apple cider vinaigrette     Directions: Prepare apple cider vinegar dressing listed below a few hours beforehand. Clean and cut up spinach and lettuce. Add to bowl. Slice strawberries and…