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Let's Keep The Weight Down!

At Pro-Holistic Care, we take weight loss seriously. We find that many of our patients believe they eat healthy foods, exercise regularly, and live a healthy lifestyle, but they weigh more than they should and they don’t know why. In most cases, people have difficulty losing weight because their hormones and nutrition are out of balance. Thus, the key ...

Intermittent Fasting and Stress

From Brad Pilon’s Eat Stop Eat Book Fasting and Cortisol Cortisol is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal cortex, which is part of the adrenal gland. It is usually referred to as the "stress hormone" as it’s involved in your bodies response to stress and anxiety. Cortisol is released in response to ...

What problem with Diet Soda?

Fluctuating weight gain and weight loss have caus ed millions of Americans to do the so-called “yo-yo diet”. One thing in common with most is the common products that read “fat-free and sugar-free”. People often opt to buy products with this type of labeling to make them feel better about the processed junk they are buying. If you t...

31 Amazing Benefts of Coconut

I Coconut is an amazing fruit, full of health benefits, natural and something you should used all the time. Here are the different ways you can find this food: Coconut oil coconut butter coconut shreds coconut water coconut milk and cream coconut flour The flesh of the coconut is very high in healthy fatty acids. The composition o...

Jump for your health

Health Benefits of Rebounding Rebounding is an exercise I do daily, but I must admit that when I first heard about it, the idea sounded crazy. If you aren’t familiar with it, rebounding is basically jumping on a mini trampoline either in gentle bounces where your feet don’t leave the trampoline or in complete jumps where you rise 6 inches ...

Food Cravings

Whether it’s a late night trip to the refrigerator or a mid-day break room encounter, many people experience food cravings throughout the day. Is there a reason why we feel the need to consume more calories right before bedtime and why most of the time the cravings are for unhealthy, fattening foods? Focusing on controlling these cravings and opting for...

6 Foods to Avoid

Chronic inflammation is a very serious thing. Scientists have actually linked it to various diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke and cancer. By now you should understand that the American diet it’s absolutely filled with inflammatory foods and ingredients. 6 Inflammatory Foods To Avoid #1 – Fried Foods -...

Headaches

Headaches are one of the most frequent health complaints with 76 percent of women and 57 percent of men saying they have a headache at least once a month. It comes as no surprise then that headaches cost the U.S. economy an estimated $17 billion a year in lost work, disability payments, and health care expenses (2). There have been many suggestive theories a...