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BMI vs Body Composition Analysis

BMI, or Body Mass Index, has long been held as the standard for measuring our weight in relation to our height. The score we get tells us if we are underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese. 

Alternately, body composition is a different, more comprehensive way to understand the body -- not just whether you are "normal" or "overweight." 

Let's take a look at these two measurements, and why body composition matters more if you're trying to be healthy.

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Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

You've been eating healthier and exercising consistently. You're eating your fresh fruits and vegetables, complex carbs, lean meats, and you feel you're doing everything right to make your scale show the difference… but you're not seeing the weight loss numbers you had hoped for.

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Prescription Vs Over The Counter Appetite Suppressants

One of the biggest mistakes we see patients make is to choose weight loss solutions that are sold over the counter that have little-to-no research to back them up. They are not as safe as buying pain medication over the counter and can have a detrimental effect on your health.

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The Role of Hormones in our Bodies

For many of us, the word “hormone” was probably first introduced in our pre-teen years when either a parent or doctor was attempting to explain some of the changes we would be facing in the near future. In some ways, it just felt like a replacement word for “cooties” and we found ourselves feeling a little silly or embarrassed when it was brought up in conversation.

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