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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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Appetite Suppressants: Prescription Vs Over The Counter

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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A Look into Actual Age Reversal

Aging is a complex process influenced by a combination of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors. Genetic components account for almost 30% of the aging while epigenetic (changes that alter the physical structure of DNA) and environmental modifications are considered to be the major contributors.

For the first time, a clinical study in California has suggested that it might be possible to reverse the body’s epigenetic clock. As opposed to a chronological clock (actual amount of time a person has been alive), this type of clock measures a person’s biological age.

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