Learning More About the Keto Diet

There has been a lot of recent hype around the ketogenic diet but in fact, ketogenesis has been used for over 100 years to treat patients with uncontrollable epileptic seizures. Only recently has the ketogenic diet gained enough credibility within the scientific community for its safe and effective applications to manage chronic health conditions including high cholesterol, obesity, and diabetes.  A ketogenic diet in conjunction with intermittent fasting consists of very low carbohydrates, moderate protein, and high-fat intake within specific time frames to achieve optimal levels of ketosis, or fat-burning potential.

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Rapid Weight Loss with the HCG Diet

The Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) diet is a medically supervised weight loss program created by Dr. Simeon that has been used over the last few decades with much success, as a safe and effective option for rapid weight loss. HCG is a naturally occurring anti-aging hormone created in the human body that plays a critical role in protecting and controlling the metabolic functions of the body. In fact, women produce massive amounts of HCG during their pregnancy as it pulls non-essential fat stores from mom to nourish the growing fetus. When used appropriately in conjunction with a very low calorie diet (VLCD), HCG specifically targets unhealthy visceral fat that negatively impacts our health while maintaining muscle mass and intracellular water uptake.

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Don’t Leave on Your Next Trip Without These Must-Have Items

By: Karen Lederman

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ANTIOXIDANTS: Inside and Outside

By Cathi DeThomas, CME

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Laser Treatments and the Removal of Unwanted Hair

By: Karen Lederman

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The Science in Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight, forget about Nutri-System, Atkins, or South Beach Diets….Those programs rely on willpower alone. Our program uses SCIENCE! Get results in as little as 1 – 12 weeks, losing up to 7 pounds per week! http://bit.ly/KNo5EL

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Why Weight Loss is More Difficult After 40

 

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Wear Sunscreen & Other Pearls of Wisdom

For years, we have been told to wear sunscreen, including earlier posts in this blog. Hearing this advice again, and the fact that I recently graduated from business school, reminds me of a column I originally read in 1997 in the Chicago Tribune. In her introduction, columnist Mary Schmich describes it as a commencement address she would give, if she were ever asked to give one. The title is, “Wear Sunscreen.” Throughout the column, Mary offers nuggets of wisdom including:

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Top 4 Resolutions for the Year 2016

BY: Karen Lederman

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5 Reasons to Take Weight Loss Seriously

So many of us have been disappointed with the number on the scale, only to shrug it off and continue with unhealthy habits. You know that starting a medical weight loss plan will provide the results that you aim for, but still, something stops you. Maybe you think that a very low-calorie diet won't fit into your busy lifestyle. Perhaps you're overwhelmed when it comes to choosing between the different detox diets. Whatever your reasons for putting off that medical weight loss plan, it's not too late to start today. Here are a few reasons you should take weight loss seriously and call Laser Skin & Wellness to help.

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