Gut Bacteria May Be Key to Weight Loss Success

Danish Researchers Find That Levels of Certain Gut Bacteria Influence How Much Weight Loss Is Possible by BodyLogicMD If you’ve tried every diet and weight loss strategy under the sun and still can’t drop pounds, it might have as much to do with what’s lurking in your gut as what’s sitting on your plate. A … Continued

Could You Benefit From an Afternoon Nap? Or Is It Best Avoided?

By BodyLogicMD   There is a misconception among many that napping is only for children. But in actuality, adults can benefit from some nap time every now and then as well. Napping provides a variety of health benefits for adults, such as relaxation, increased alertness, less fatigue, and improved memory performance. However, there is also … Continued

Sweetened Beverages Harm Health, Despite Industry-Funded Claims to the Contrary

Study Suggests That the Beverage Industry Paid for Skewed Research About Sugary Drinks by BodyLogicMD Sweetened beverages are widely recognized as a major contributor to the obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics. In fact, the widespread consumption of sugary drinks remains one of the biggest public health concerns today—soda and sports drinks are the top … Continued

Tech-Aided Weight Loss—Does It Work?

Potential Pitfalls of the Fitbit and Other Wearable Fitness Devices by BodyLogicMD   If you’ve been eyeing an expensive fitness tracker to help you lose weight, a recent study suggests that you may want to save your money. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that wearable gadgets may be less effective … Continued

6 Things That Are Causing You to Age Way Too Fast

Helpful Tips to Keep You as Healthy and Youthful as Possible by BodyLogicMD While aging is a natural part of life, there are several lifestyle choices you may be making that could be bringing on the aging process way too quickly. Below are some of the lifestyle choices and treatable health issues that could be … Continued

Eating Right with Thyroid Disease

Managing Your Thyroid with Diet by BodyLogicMD Thyroid disease is extremely common, affecting more than 27 million Americans. While it is important that a thyroid condition be managed by a doctor, you are your own best advocate for your health, and there is much you can do on your own to support your thyroid health. … Continued

Gynecomastia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

How to Get Rid of “Man Boobs” by BodyLogicMD If you’ve ever been too embarrassed to take off your shirt at the beach, you’re probably familiar with the term “man boobs.” At least thirty percent of males are affected by gynecomastia—the medical term for male breasts—in their lifetimes. In fact, it’s the most common condition … Continued

BHRT May Provide Relief from Joint Pain

Relieve Knee, Shoulder, and Lower Back Pain by BodyLogicMD Do you enjoy dancing? Hiking? Gardening? Playing with your children or grandchildren? If you have joint pain, especially knee, shoulder, or back pain, some of your favorite activities have probably become painful and arduous, if not impossible. And because regular physical activity is essential for your … Continued

From Diet to Detox—7 Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Body

Whole-Body Cleanse Made Simple by BodyLogicMD Unless you have avoided the internet, magazines, reality TV, and Dr. Oz for the last decade, you have most likely heard about detoxing. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé, and even “Real Housewives” have embraced and promoted detoxes ranging from one-day cleanses to drinking nothing but a mixture of lemon … Continued

Gain Control Over Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

Study Finds That Low-Carb Diets Really Work by BodyLogicMD Insulin is one of the body’s essential hormones, and it is critical for the proper metabolism of blood glucose. If the body is responding properly to it, insulin helps the body’s cells process and utilize glucose in the bloodstream in an effective and efficient way. The … Continued