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Health & Wellness Blogs

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Dr. Sears Blog - Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss

Dr. Sears Blog - Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss

Carbohydrates are often blamed for our weight gain but it's more complex than that. Since carbohydrates cause a short-term increase in insulin levels, this has led to the carbohydrate-insulin theory of obesity, or the idea that the solution to our growing obesity crisis is to cut out carbohydrates. Learn what leads to insulin resistance, how to determine if you have it and how the Zone Diet can help.
How Sleep Affects Our Health

How Sleep Affects Our Health

If you were asked to list some of the consequences of sleep deprivation, you may think decreased productivity, irritability, nodding off while driving, even on the job errors, but what about chronic disease? Many of us are familiar with how lack of sleep can influence our daily routines, but when it comes to our overall health, that’s a different story.