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Do you have metabolic syndrome?

One of the most common medical problems that is often ignored by most physician but essentially affects one in three adults in the United States is called metabolic syndrome. So, what is metabolic syndrome and how it might be affecting you? Before we look at the question of what metabolic syndrome is, here are some […]

What is causing weight gain in Philadelphia

What really causes the weight gain in Philadelphia? What if obesity has nothing to do with overeating for most people? What if there is a metabolic reason for your weight gain called insulin resistance? Did the now withdrawn and failed food pyramid miss the bus and mislead us toward a grain based diet that lead […]

Skin tags can be a sign of insulin resistance

Neck is a sign of health! Do you have skin tags, or darker or thicker areas called Acanthosis Nigricans. Acanthosis is a common condition that leads to upper body weight gain due to insulin resistance. Check if you might be insulin resistant using this free online tool called insulin resistance meter. 

Stop blaming the victim for obesity and start finding ways to help them lose weight

Why do people gain weight or what causes people to gain weight in Philadelphia? Insulin Resistance Hormonal Factors Stress Genetic Factors Micronutrient Deficiencies Energy Imbalance Does my body shape matter? You should be concerned not only with how much body fat a person has, but where the fat is located on the body. Although not […]