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Fitness

Hard to Lose Weight After 50?

 July 1, 2016

Why is it so hard to lose weight after 50? It’s been so much easier to gain weight since passing that 50 mark than it is to lose it. The numbers just keep creeping up every year, no matter what I seem to do. The truth is, your metabolism begins to slow down after you […]

5 Ways Exercise Influences Better Life Changes

 June 29, 2016

Exercise and physical activities have tons of health advantages. However, staying fit through exercise and constantly moving your body can also affect your daily routine and lead to better life decisions. Although it is already proven by experts in the health field, having a regular exercise routine or engaging in physical activities is still a […]

Are you Grounded?

 June 28, 2016

 Are you running around crazy half the time?  In today’s fast-paced living, we all tend to miss that connection that is most important to our sustained energy and physical well-being.  You must feel like your feet are resting on the earth and you are receiving energy from the earth.  If you are grounded, you feel […]

Cutting Down on Sugar is the Best Health Insurance!

 June 27, 2016

Gary Taubes, author and educator, is among a group of health investigators spreading the word about strong associations between sugar consumption and the rising rates of obesity and major diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. For the first time in history, obese people outnumber those who are underweight, and pre-diabetes now affects […]

Foods that Fight Chronic Inflammation

 June 27, 2016

The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease has conducted a study that identifies foodstuffs that can help prevent chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of death. When inflammation in the body goes wrong or on for too long, it can trigger disease processes. If uncontrolled, inflammation plays a role in […]

A Boost For Athlete’s Performance

 June 26, 2016

The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition has published research that suggests a little dark chocolate may improve performance in fitness training. Beetroot juice is popular among elite athletes, using it as a tool for enhancing their performance due to its high nitrate content. These nitrates in beetroot juice are converted to nitric […]

5 Foods You Should Never Eat

 June 26, 2016

The nutritionists say there are foods that you should avoid altogether and NEVER eat. We at New Hope Unlimited stress to our patients that these foods are not on a good cancer diet. Artificial sweeteners: These are ok in small doses but when you have too many artificial sweeteners they can reset your taste buds […]

Your Cognitive Health

 June 25, 2016

In order to protect your cognitive health or even improve your memory and brain function, exercise should come first. I know, if you are like me, exercise is not really my favorite thing to do but evidence shows exercise improves memory and cognition and helps stave off dementia. That might be worth walking around the […]

Drug-delivery Holds Potenial for Treating Obesity

 June 19, 2016

  Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed new nanoparticles that can deliver antiobesity drugs directly to tissue.  Mice treated with these nanoparticles lost 10% of their body weight over 25 days without showing any negative side effects.  Wouldn’t this be great for those of us that are fighting obesity? These drugs […]

Do Sleeping Pills Deliver What They Promise?

 June 18, 2016

Most drugs carry the risk of side effects and being hooked by a false promise of benefits could actually worsen your health rather than improve it. In this country we pay 50% more than others for the same identical drugs, of which advertising costs are a huge part of that equation. We would save about […]