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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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9 benefits of reducing sugar intake

Top 9 Benefits of Reducing Sugar Intake

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | June 26, 2018

No More Sugar Belly! First, there was the beer belly. Now they have the term sugar belly.  Are researchers and the media just being dramatic?  Is this even a real thing?  The University of California San Francisco has a team of experts who say this IS a real concern and say they have the science…

5 ways sleep melts fat

5 Ways Sleep Melts Away Fat

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | June 16, 2018

You’ve tried it all. And still, your weight loss attempts fall flat. You may have even considered renewing that gym membership. Perhaps you tried cutting sugars and carbs in your diet or took longer walks during your lunch break. You’ve tried every play in the weight loss game book and still see no results. And…

Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Beef Lettuce Wraps

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 26, 2018

Ingredients 1-2 tbsp Coconut Oil 1 Large Onion 1 cup Bell Pepper 1 lb Grass-fed Ground Beef 3 cloves Garlic 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tbsp Bragg Coconut Aminos 1 tbsp Fresh Ginger 1-2 tsp Hot Sauce Romaine Lettuce Hearts black pepper, to taste Directions Preheat skillet to medium. Add diced onion and 1-2…

Avocado Egg Recipe

Avocado Egg

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 26, 2018

Ingredients 1 Medium organic Avocado 2 Cage Free Eggs Pinch of pink Himalayan Salt Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Begin by cutting the avocado in half and removing the pit. With a spoon, scoop out enough of the avocado so that it’s bigger than your egg and yolk. Place avocado in a muffin pan.…

Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Bell Peppers

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | December 1, 2017

Ingredients 12 oz Hamburger 2 Large Bell Peppers 4 oz Small Tomatoes 1 Small Onion 2 Small Mushrooms (optional) ½ tsp Pepper ¼ tsp Pink Salt ¼ tsp Basil ¼ tsp Thyme ¼ Marjoram 1 tbsp Avocado Oil 1 clove Garlic Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut off the tops of the bell pepper…