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

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

How Diets Can Make You Fatter by BodyLogicMD Have you ever experienced the “boomerang effect” from dieting? It’s a common story: you get serious about dieting and gradually succeed in losing weight, but it doesn’t last. Eventually, it comes back―very likely in a greater amount than you lost. In fact, many people who diet gain … Continued

Acid Reflux Symptoms? We’ve Got Solutions…

Resolving Acid Reflux Without Antacids by BodyLogicMD Anyone who has ever had a full-blown attack of acid reflux disease (otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) knows that it can be seriously debilitating. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem—more than 15 million people are thought to suffer from acid reflux, and they keep the market … Continued

Poor Sleep Habits Can Lead to Weight Gain

New Study Shows that Poor Sleep Makes You Reach for Fattening Pick-Me-Ups by BodyLogicMD Fewer hours of sleep are proven to make you hungrier, yet hormonal issues can prevent you from catching enough Z’s no matter how hard you try. If you’re trying to slim down after indulging over this winter, you may need to … Continued

Hormones Can Be a Headache… Literally!

Prevention, Treatment, and Causes of Hormonal Headaches by BodyLogicMD Almost everyone has experienced at least one splitting headache in their lifetime. Headaches can take many forms, from tension headaches to migraines. Whether they are short in duration or chronic, mild or severe, headaches can be very disruptive to daily life. Depending on the type of … Continued

Don’t Let Stress Cause a Stroke

May is National Meditation Month—Make Time to Meditate, Not Medicate by BodyLogicMD If you want to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke—two leading causes of mortality in the US—there is research showing that you may have to look no further than your meditation mat. A study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation … Continued

Balance Your Hormones with a Customized Diet

The Importance of Diet in Maintaining Hormone Balance by BodyLogicMD Hormones perform countless essential tasks in your body—they regulate your immune system, help you digest and extract nutrients from food, regulate your mood, and keep your energy levels high and your libido strong. Maintaining adequate hormone levels is critical, not only for your long-term health, … Continued

Gluten Free… Celiac Disease or Gluten Sensitive?

Gluten Sensitivities Are Probably Not Just in Your Head… by BodyLogicMD You’ve probably heard of gluten―a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye―and you probably know that some people can’t eat it. You may have even heard that those people have something called celiac disease. But did you know that some people who don’t have celiac disease … Continued

Men Experience Hormonal Changes During Pregnancy Too

Pregnancy, Postpartum and Men’s Testosterone Levels by BodyLogicMD It’s become a common joke among expecting parents that the male partners have to shed “pregnancy weight” along with their female partners after the birth of their child. Whether those extra pounds were gained as a result of intentionally “showing support” or just indulging along with their … Continued

Consumers Confused by Nutritional Labels

Get Your (Nutrition) Facts Straight! by BodyLogicMD A trip to the supermarket for groceries can turn into a daunting task when faced with a dozen aisles stocked with packaged foods claiming to be “healthy.” Nutritional information on labels and restaurant menus can be incredibly deceiving, and many of the health claims on these foods are … Continued