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Chronic inflammation and weight gain

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 20180 Comments

Medical treatments for chronic disease and even weight loss are focusing more and more on the need to prevent and reduce chronic inflammation. Studies show that inflammation is a common underlying factor in all major degenerative diseases — including heart disease, cancer, hypertension, and diabetes — and that it can also cause weight gain and difficulty losing weight. The good news: inflammation is linked to several diet and lifestyle factors. By making key changes in …

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Top 5 fasting mistakes

In Health and Wellness by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 2018

Fasting has become a popular way to lose weight and build health in recent years, and for good reason. Today’s advanced fasting methods can boost weight loss, trigger cellular repair, and increase cognitive performance without subjecting yourself to the “starvation diets” that may have been used in the past. Nonetheless, there is a lot of confusion surrounding the idea of fasting, and it does require some strategy and planning. You can take full advantage of …

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Top 5 fasting myths

In Health and Wellness by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 2018

For those who have tried to lose weight on calorie-restricted diets, the idea of fasting is usually not appealing. After all, when you’re hungry and you don’t eat, you feel cranky and tired, and you set yourself up for diet failure. But fasting doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, today’s fasting techniques don’t involve starvation or unhealthy food restrictions at all. The right kind of fasting has tremendous benefits for both health and …

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How to fast for the best results

In Health and Wellness by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 24th, 2018

Interesting in trying a fasting diet? Studies show that periodic fasting is associated with numerous benefits, including weight loss, cellular rejuvenation, reduced inflammation, lower blood pressure, and increased energy. Making fasting a regular part of your routine could lower your risk of disease and even extend your lifespan. But before you dive into the world of fasting, make sure you know what to expect and how to prepare — not just so your fast is …

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How periodic fasting can help you lose more weight

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC September 5th, 20180 Comments

Have you ever tried fasting? If not, the idea of not eating for an extended period of time may sound unpleasant, to say the least. But more and more research is demonstrating that fasting has numerous health benefits — including reducing the risk of degenerative diseases like heart disease and cancer, and yes — fasting can also help you lose weight. You may be thinking that’s a no brainer — if you don’t eat, you’re …