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How You Can Be Healthier Now

A man exercising to show how you can be healthier now.

People often postpone taking care of their health until a serious condition arises or symptoms begin to affect their day-to-day lives. Sometimes it is too late for the body to heal completely, or it may take much more work than if the individual had begun taking care of their health earlier in life. However, some…

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The Dangers of Obesity

Unhealthy burger to show the dangers of obesity.

Obesity rates are on the rise, and many health conditions are on the rise with it. Being overweight or obese takes a toll on every part of the body, and can increase the risk of developing many different conditions. Obesity is incredibly common, with estimates placing the obesity rate in the U.S. at over 38%…

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What Gut Type Are You?

Microphone and computer; better health through digestion.

Good gut health is so important to your overall health. An imbalance in the gut may contribute to the development of issues like allergies, skin conditions, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and even some autoimmune diseases and certain types of cancer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help heal your gut and reduce inflammation.…

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Diabetes

Sugar cubes as an example of what may contribute to the development of diabetes.

Diabetes is a serious condition that affects an estimated 10% of the population in the United States, and that number is expected to increase over the next few years. Diabetes, specifically type 2 diabetes, is more common now than ever, but why is that? The most likely causes of type 2 diabetes are a poor…

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What Diet is Right for You?

The start of a new year is the best time to create healthy habits and break the old, bad habits. Many people are buying gym memberships, joining weight loss programs, and starting a new diet, but not every diet is right for everybody. So, how do you know what diet is right for you? You…

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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is the name given to a group of risk factors that greatly increase your chances of experiencing diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. These risk factors include high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL (“good”) cholesterol, excess body fat – especially abdominal fat – and high blood pressure. These are common issues, but having…

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Keto, Paleo and Weight Loss

The Paleo Diet and the Ketogenic (Keto) Diet have become very popular over the last few years. You’ve probably tried at least one of them yourself, or you know someone who has. People often believe these are the healthiest diets, but this is not always true. As with everything, there are pros and cons to…

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The Obesity Crisis

Janet Lewis:                  Hello, and welcome to this week’s show. I’m Janet Lewis. Dr. Lewis:                     And I’m Dr. Lewis. Janet Lewis:                  And we are Green Wisdom Health, home of you low cost lab work, where you don’t have to guess at what’s going on with your health. We actually test by using lab work to assess…

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