by Dr. Oler, ND | Jul 25, 2021 | Areas of Weight Loss Resistance, Eating Naturally, Natural Weight Loss, Weight Loss
Research has shown that some habits, like watching TV, as well as eating certain foods – even in moderation – can cause a person’s weight to creep up over time. Eliminating these habits and foods can help a person avoid the dreaded ‘weight creep’ that many people experience, where they seem to have gained weight “for no apparent reason”.
by Dr. Oler, ND | Apr 22, 2021 | Eating Naturally, insulin resistance, Natural Weight Loss, Weight Loss |
When asked, most people will tell you that they know what they should be eating, they just don’t do it. As a clinician, I asked myself, “How can we help these people make the dietary changes they know will improve their health?” It turns out, the answer was very simple.
by Dr. Oler, ND | Jan 3, 2019 | Areas of Weight Loss Resistance, Blood Sugar, Health and Wellness, Natural Remedies, Natural Weight Loss
As we all set out to establish our New Year’s resolutions, here’s one to consider – drink more tea. It’s easy, it’s inexpensive, and as we’ll show you, it could transform your health. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Feb 22, 2018 | Areas of Weight Loss Resistance, Blood Sugar, insulin resistance, Natural Weight Loss, Underlying Metabolic Imbalances
Researchers have been studying the health effects of artificial sweeteners for years; unfortunately, most of the findings show that they are very detrimental to human health. One of the most interesting findings is that artificial sweeteners can actually increase our desire to eat, increase cravings and lead to weight gain; this flies in the face of why most people consume artificial sweeteners, that is, to lose weight. Many studies have shown this to be true, and at least one of the mechanisms thought to cause this weight gain is dysregulation of the how our body controls blood sugar. Now, new research is showing artificial sweeteners can have even more far reaching detrimental effects on our health. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Jan 11, 2018 | Eating Naturally, Health and Wellness, Health Partner News, Men's Health, My Balanced Lunch, Natural Weight Loss, Nutrition, Way of Life, Weight Loss, Women's Health
Rarely does a day go by when I am not asked what a ‘healthy’ diet is? Some people ask in the hopes of finding the magic combination of foods to achieve a health goal; others ask so they can justify how they want and/or like to eat and/or proselytize how one diet or way of eating is better or worse than others. But most people are just confused about what a health meal really looks like, and it’s no wonder with all the (mis)information out there. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Jan 4, 2018 | Amino Acid Therapy, Areas of Weight Loss Resistance, Blood Sugar, Eating Naturally, insulin resistance, Natural Weight Loss, Underlying Metabolic Imbalances, Weight Loss
There have now been studies on over 100,000 people (!) that show that the consumption of artificial sweeteners leads to weight gain. Researchers have been investigating this counter-intuitive phenomena for decades with some very interesting results. However, one of the newer discoveries has to do with how artificial sweeteners affect brain signaling. As it turns out, these effects can have a dramatic impact on our appetite. (more…)