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Most of us don't really listen to our bodies. We exist solely from our heads and ignore the rest, but this way of living is not healthy in the long term. Women's health used to focus on what makes our bodies unique, but we are only now discovering what makes our brains fundamentally different from men's brains. Women’s brains and bodies experience imbalance, weight gain, stress, exhaustion, forgetfulness, addiction, depression, and anxiety in unique and extraordinary ways. What works…

Most of us don't really listen to our bodies. We exist solely from our heads and ignore the rest, but this way of living is not healthy in the long term. Women's…

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Metagenics Institute was founded to help practitioners to fulfill their oath. Together, we share the same goal: Personalized health, one patient at a time. Change starts with you, the healthcare practitioner. Let us help. Watch and share "The Oath" video below.

Metagenics Institute was founded to help practitioners to fulfill their oath. Together, we share the same goal: Personalized health, one patient at a time. Change starts with you, the healthcare practitioner. Let us…

Bariatric, Blogs, Cardiometabolic, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Whitney Crouch, RDN, CLT Sugar is a hot topic. It’s one of the recently recognized, major culprits for increasing rates of overweight and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease and contributes to a multitude of other health conditions related to inflammation in the body.1 Sugar intake in America 42% of Americans ≥ 2 years meet the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation for limiting added sugars intake to <10% of daily calories.1-2 That leaves 58% of Americans consuming…

by Whitney Crouch, RDN, CLT Sugar is a hot topic. It’s one of the recently recognized, major culprits for increasing rates of overweight and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease and contributes…

Bariatric, Blogs, Cardiometabolic, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Bianca Garilli, ND, USMC Veteran The estimated cost of diabetes in the US was $327 billion in 2017, which reflects both direct medical costs ($237 billion) and indirect costs ($90 billion).1 After adjusting for inflation, this amounted to a 26% increase in diabetes costs from 2012 to 2017 and accounted for 1 in 4 healthcare dollars spent in the US.1 In 2015 it was estimated that 30.3 million people of all ages, roughly 9.4% of the US population, had…

by Bianca Garilli, ND, USMC Veteran The estimated cost of diabetes in the US was $327 billion in 2017, which reflects both direct medical costs ($237 billion) and indirect costs ($90 billion).1 After…

Bariatric, Blogs, Cardiometabolic, Chiropractic, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Musculoskeletal, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Bianca Garilli, ND Globally, 39% of adults aged ≥18 years were classified as overweight and 13% obese in 2016, totaling a jaw-dropping 1.9 billion adults overall.1 With obesity rates soaring, tripling worldwide since 1975, most of the Earth’s population now lives in countries where overweight and obesity cause more morbidity and mortality than being underweight.1 Keeping pace with these gains in adiposity is the behemoth weight loss and weight management market, which consists of fitness centers, slimming centers, consulting…

by Bianca Garilli, ND Globally, 39% of adults aged ≥18 years were classified as overweight and 13% obese in 2016, totaling a jaw-dropping 1.9 billion adults overall.1 With obesity rates soaring, tripling worldwide…

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by Kirti Salunkhe, MD The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicated that the prevalence of obesity in 2015-2016 in US adults was nearly 40% and affected about 93.3 million people.1 In general, obesity rates are higher for African-American and Hispanic men and women than their white counterparts. It is also a disease that is found in greater numbers in the Southern and Midwestern states of the US and tends to increase with age.2 Obesity is associated with many other health…

by Kirti Salunkhe, MD The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicated that the prevalence of obesity in 2015-2016 in US adults was nearly 40% and affected about 93.3 million people.1 In general, obesity…

Bariatric, Blogs, Cardiometabolic, Cognitive, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Bianca Garilli, ND Obesity, a preventable condition, has tripled worldwide since 1975, with 340 million children and adolescents between 5-19 years of age with overweight or obesity in 2016 according to the World Health Organization (WHO).1 In children and adolescents, BMI-for-age growth charts are used to determine weight status; >85th and <95th percentile is considered overweight, while ≥95th percentile is obese.2 In the US, overweight and obesity disproportionally affect children of low-income households, whereas the risk of overweight and…

by Bianca Garilli, ND Obesity, a preventable condition, has tripled worldwide since 1975, with 340 million children and adolescents between 5-19 years of age with overweight or obesity in 2016 according to the…

Bariatric, Cardiometabolic, Cognitive, Foundational, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity, Podcasts, Pulse Patrol

Host: Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP Guest: Christopher Keroack, MD, IFMCP You may have heard about the ketogenic diet. This high-fat, low-carbohydrate, moderate-protein dietary pattern has experienced a revival of sorts in the mainstream media and dieting world. But, before “keto” was a contemporary fad, how was it used? In fact, there is ~100 years of science supporting the ketogenic diet. To shed light on its history of use and elucidate practical areas of clinical application, Drs. Deanna Minich and Christopher…

Host: Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP Guest: Christopher Keroack, MD, IFMCP You may have heard about the ketogenic diet. This high-fat, low-carbohydrate, moderate-protein dietary pattern has experienced a revival of sorts in the mainstream…

Articles, Bariatric, Cardiometabolic, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Bianca Garilli, ND Body mass index (BMI) is used in the medical community for defining anthropometric height/weight characteristics.1 An individual’s BMI categorizes them as normal, overweight or obese and is often used as a risk factor for various chronic health issues including coronary artery disease (CAD).1 It has become apparent however that BMI is a gross estimate of adiposity; BMI is a poor indicator of percent of body fat and does not indicate site of body fat distribution, an…

by Bianca Garilli, ND Body mass index (BMI) is used in the medical community for defining anthropometric height/weight characteristics.1 An individual’s BMI categorizes them as normal, overweight or obese and is often used…

Articles, Bariatric, Cardiometabolic, Foundational

by Kirti Salunkhe, MD Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary cause of death in men and women and type 2 diabetes (T2D) is considered the most common non-communicable disease globally.1-2  Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have shown in the US, over 600,000 people die annually from heart disease (1 in every 4 deaths) and T2D is the seventh leading cause for mortality.1-2 Healthcare costs associated with these conditions are also staggering: annual US expenditure for heart disease…

by Kirti Salunkhe, MD Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary cause of death in men and women and type 2 diabetes (T2D) is considered the most common non-communicable disease globally.1-2  Statistics from the…

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