August 15, 2018 Patients Better Manage Their Weight With Digital Technology

It’s well known that most people who lose weight on an intentional weight-loss diet typically regain that weight, and often more, within a year. Follow-up studies, including those focused on participants in the show The Biggest Loser, have consistently shown that metabolic slowing and rebound weight-gain are very real problems. So how might digital health interventions offer a solution? Read more

July 30, 2018 Wellness and Weight Management Programs Are Gaining Popularity Amongst Physicians

Why are wellness and weight management programs becoming so popular in private medical practices? To put it simply, a healthy mind and a healthy body weight generally means greater overall health and a better response to treatment across the board. Read more

July 9, 2018 What To Eat Before And After A Workout To Maximize Results

The right foods before and after exercise can boost your results. There are many opinions as to what you should eat before, during, and after your workouts. What you eat before your workout is important. If you’re going to put the machine that is your body through the paces, you want to fuel it first with proper nutrition. When you’re done with your workout, refueling with a combination of protein and carbs can help you rebuild muscle. Read more

June 15, 2018 June is Men’s Health Month – What can you do to support men’s health?

It’s Men’s Health Month! Every year in June, health organizations across the world do their utmost to raise awareness of men’s health issues and to provide resources for boys, men, and their families. Given that the average man in America now lives five years less than the average woman (the difference was just one year in 1920!), and that women are twice as likely to have an annual physical and make use of preventive health services (CDC), there’s no time like the present to take steps to bring more men into the health and wellness fold. Read more

June 6, 2018 The Advantages of Digital Health Solutions for Specialty Clinics

It may sound hyperbolic, but the fact is, digital health technologies are fundamentally reinventing the practice of health care. For specialty clinics particularly, digital interventions can mean the difference between an unhappy patient and stressed out staff and a successful clinical outcome with improved quality of life and a happier clinic environment for all. Read more

May 11, 2018 How Different Types of Workouts Produce Different Results

Everyone has different body types, so it makes sense that everyone wants to achieve something different in their workout routine. Whether it’s gaining flexibility, burning fat, toning your arms, or increasing core muscle strength, there are different ways to shape your body to the way you want. Read more

April 16, 2018 Is Alcohol Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals?

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, which seems like the perfect time to talk about how alcohol can sabotage your weight loss goals. In some cases, people unwittingly use alcohol as a reward for rigorously following a diet and exercise plan. In other cases, people just forget to consider the impact of those glasses of wine or bottles of beer on body weight and composition. And, as we’ll see, it’s not just the calories that count when it comes to alcohol. Read more

April 5, 2018 Genetics and Weight Loss - What You Need to Know About Nutrigenomics for Weight Management

If you’ve ever wondered why certain lifestyle and dietary interventions seem to work wonders for some people but have little benefit for others, you’re not alone. We know there’s no one-size-fits-all weight loss strategy, but it’s only recently that research has revealed the extent to which our genetics affect our ability to lose weight.  Read more

March 23, 2018 Why Tight Glycemic Control is Necessary to Maintain a Healthy Weight

Wisdom dictates that ‘prevention is better than cure’. Gone are the days where unsuspecting individuals will fall prey to diseases and suddenly find themselves in a predicament. With the advent of technology, preventive measures are the bio-hack that gives you the power to stay healthy without having to worry about falling sick unannounced or blowing up that medical insurance. Tight glycemic control is one such preventive measure that is essential for maintaining a healthy weight and preventing disease. Read more

March 3, 2018 Why You Should Convert 6 Hours of Daily Sitting To Standing

What exactly does sitting do to your body? To start, it puts your body at rest and hence it reduces your overall physical activities. Simultaneously, it reduces the rate of metabolism that a healthy adult needs. A decrease in metabolism reduces the amount of calories that need to be burned. At rest, the body’s muscles do not require glucose in heavy percentages. This extra glucose starts to precipitate into the blood, increasing blood sugar levels.  Read more


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