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How Having an Organic Diet Can Support Your Weight Loss Goals

In your quest for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, the importance of a balanced diet cannot be overstated. One dietary approach that has gained popularity in recent years is the consumption of organic foods. Organic foods are grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, or genetically modified organisms, making them a wholesome choice for those looking … Read More

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Addressing America’s Silent Mental Health Crisis

In the shadow of the global health crisis caused by COVID-19 and its aftershocks, such as cost of living hikes, housing crises, inflation, and rising inequality, a new pandemic is emerging – one that concerns mental health. The urgency to address this silent pandemic has never been more pronounced. In 2022, the Mental Health America … Read More

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking Weight Loss Medication

Recently, weight loss medication has become a popular weight loss phenomenon — both on the market and on the Internet. Drugs like Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic and Eli Lilly’s Mounjaro are approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes but are recently used off-label as weight loss medication. Studies have shown promising clinical results, including a 15% … Read More

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Can Too Much Stress Cause Rapid Weight Gain?

How is Weight Gain Related to Stress? Stress has a physical effect on the body.  When stressed, the body releases adrenaline and a hormone called Cortisol, which is also produced by the adrenal glands. This results in an increase in heart rate, and the release of glucose to fuel your body to react in a risky … Read More

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Want To Quit Smoking? Here’s How To Deal With The Weight Gain That Follows

Smoking cessation promises several health benefits. We have even previously recommended its health benefits in our piece “How to Strengthen Your Immune System”. However, quitting smoking has one possibly unwanted side effect: weight gain. In fact, a 2016 study published in Obesity (Silver Spring) titled “The Effect of Tobacco Cessation on Weight Gain, Obesity, and Diabetes … Read More