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How Can The Clinic By Dr H Help You?

The Clinic By Dr H focuses on the process of helping individuals live a healthier lifestyle. A weight loss journey is not always easy and  it certainly takes a particular amount of effort. The weight loss process focuses on certain elements that are psychological, physical, education, and emotional. The Clinic By Dr H always strives to work together as a team and ensures that nobody is alone in their journey to achieving the health results that they want.

In order to move away from the sedentary lifestyle that some people lead, one must get up and move in such way that requires your body to burn calories, sweat, and feel a bit of exhaustion. As you remain consistent in your exercise workouts, proper water and nutrition consuming, and adequate amounts of sleep; you will notice that your weight loss voyage will not only become normal as an everyday activity, but it will be a lot more fun and exciting.

The Clinic By Dr H understands that every individual is has a different weight loss journey and that each and every one of our bodies are different. The Clinic By Dr H takes the time to give detailed attention to our clients and makes sure that each goal is targeted and that we work towards it.

 

Being Active Reduces the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

People with diabetes often take prescription drugs to maintain their health and sugar levels. Diabetes patients should be making healthier choices like exercising and eating better to improve their health. Good nutrition helps to get the proper amount of nutrients through food and not through supplements. Similarly, exercise helps build strength, endurance, and reduces fat. The best part? There are no side effects from eating right and exercising.

Studies show that staying active helps reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease. So what can someone with type 2 diabetes do? According to the Journal of the American Medical Association found that when people with type 2 diabetes did a combination of aerobic (cardio) exercise and resistance training, they were able to lower blood sugar levels after nine months than people who did either type of exercise alone.

The Clinic by Dr. H teaches patients to live healthier lives as opposed to giving people a quick fix. Make things happen this summer and put your health first. Click here to book your stay.

Curing Diabetes With a Healthy Lifestyle

Type Two diabetes is something that can be developed over time due to poor eating and exercise habits. Conversely, it is also something that can be reversed through smart and effective eating and exercise habits. However, the problem here lies in the fact that far too many people rely on prescription drugs or medical surgeries to turn their health around, rather than sticking to the basics and living a healthy lifestyle.

First off, to understand if you are at risk of type two diabetes you need to know your numbers. This refers to your cholesterol level, BMI, blood pressure and body fat percentage. Once you know this things you will have a better picture of your overall health and you will be able to better assist your risk of type two diabetes and your course of action.

Nearly 70% of all Americans are on at least one prescription drug. However, studies have shown that many of these drugs are treating issues that could be avoided by changing one’s lifestyle. So, the option is yours: try to improve your situation by taking drugs that could have adverse side effects and potentially leave you in a situation where symptoms may return, or cure yourself by changing the way you act, not putting anything harmful in your body and gaining knowledge that will last and benefit you for a lifetime?

At the Clinic we like to advocate for the latter. Rather than putting synthetic, man made drugs into your body or performing medical surgeries to improve your health, we believe in simply changing ones lifestyle for long-term results. This process begins with being proactive in tow aspects of your life. First, being considerate and conscious of what you eat and put into your body; and second, making an effort to burn calories through exercise. This simple formula, if effectively put to use, can turn your life around whether you are slightly overweight or suffer from type two diabetes. Ditch the drugs. Change your lifestyle.

Improve Health With a New Lifestyle

A new study by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) was released recently and it proves that exercise changes everything. The study suggests that although we push for moderate to vigorous exercise, “any movement has the potential to forestall illness and disability.” That is to say that even light exercise is beneficial to one’s overall health.

Physical activity is important for people of all ages. This is true because joints require motion to maintain their strength, which reduce the chance of fractures.

Dorothy Dunlop from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago said, “Even among people who cannot do very much moderate activity, there was a strong benefit to participating in light activity to reduce the risk of developing disability as well as disability progression.”

The benefits of exercising even a little are numerous (as shown in the infographic below). However, for people that want to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle we recommend vigorous exercise accompanied by a healthy diet.

Healthy Eating for Fat Loss

Eating right is key to being healthy and losing the weight you want to lose. We like to emphasize eating lean protein, nonfat dairy products, lots of high fiber fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. In addition, we encourage people to learn how to count calories and write down everything that you eat. We like to aim for 30 to 35 percent protein, 40 to 45 percent carbohydrate, and 20 to 30 percent fat. By counting calories, you can successfully reach these targets accurately.

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Specifically, you want to know what is good to eat and what is not so good within your macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, fats). For example, when consuming carbohydrates you want to eat fresh fruit, vegetables, and grains (in moderation). When consuming proteins you want to eat chicken, turkey, egg whites, fish, and a limited amount of red meat. Vegetarians can eat beans, legumes, tofu, and soy burgers. When consuming fats you want to  avoid bad fats such as butter and cheese and instead eat good fats such as almonds, avocados, walnuts, olive oil, and pecans.

Find out more about healthy eating habits in Where Did All The Fat Go by Rob Huizenga, MD.

Ruben Studdard’s Inspirational Attitude

This week on The Biggest Loser, Ruben Studdard received devastating news regarding his health. Although he lost an exceptional 21 pounds his first week to bring down his weight to 452, tests run by Dr. H regarding Ruben’s insulin and blood sugar levels revealed frightening information. Dr. H was forced to disclose to Ruben that he has been clinically diagnosed with Type 2 Diabates.

Although receiving such news was extremely overwhelming to Ruben, he has decided to react positively and continue to work even harder than before. “I am a champion,” the American Idol winner explains, “I am very determined to reverse my prognosis,” and with his positive attitude it looks like he might just do so. Dr. H explained that such a diagnosis is completely reversible, however it would take extraordinary hard work and perseverance, something that a motivated Ruben seems he is ready for.

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