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Mar 08 2020

Are All Carbs and Sugars Bad For You?

Carbs and Sugars: Are they the same? Short answer: Yes. Now that answer alone doesn't cover the broad scope and science of how carbohydrates and sugars are one and the same. Before we parse the details between the two, let's first look at macronutrients. Firstly, macronutrients are known as the pillars of what our body requires to function healthily and efficiently. Three macronutrients comprise the foods we eat on a day-to-day basis: proteins, carbs, and fats. For the sake of sticking to the question, we'll only be looking at the importance and...

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Mar 06 2020

The Impact of Obesity on Hormone Production and Sexual Health

Do Hormones Play a Role in Weight Gain? What is the Impact of Obesity on Hormone Production?  Society has veered from the past towards a reality of instant-gratification and over-consumption within modern times. From the abundance of fast-food restaurants, courier services that transport fast-food to the comforts of our homes, ever-increasing portion sizes, and the normalization of sedentary activities like watching tv or surfing the web, it becomes clearer how our society, and the world at large, have begun to normalize the ever-mounting crisis of obesity.   It’s a matter of fact that...

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Feb 15 2020

Can the Keto Diet Affect Our Hormones?

How the Keto Diet Can Be Harmful to Natural Hormone Production   The keto diet has risen in popularity in our current day and age as both men and women have embraced this fad diet as a solution to their weight loss goals. This specific diet heralds weight loss by altering the consumption and quantity of the macro-nutrient, carbohydrates. There are three primary macronutrients that have a variety of purposes within our bodies: fats, carbs, and proteins. Each has unique properties and effects on the healthy functioning of our biology. Within the...

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Jan 06 2020

Can MIC Injections Work For Weight Loss?

How Does the MIC Injection Help with Weight Loss? Losing weight is a difficult task if you are not equipped with the right tools, and most people are not sure where to begin. Most start their weight-loss journey with a diet and exercise, and that may work for a short amount of time unless you hit a plateau. Fat-burning injections are used as an aid in weight loss when diets and exercise are no longer effective, and when other options like bariatric weight-loss surgeries might not be viable. The addition of...

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intermittent fasting
Dec 08 2019

Understanding Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (commonly referred to as "IF") is a way of regulating eating. This regulation is accomplished by introducing periods of reprieve from food. These periods of fasting are usually designated as daily or weekly cycles depending on the selected program. Perhaps while not immediately apparent as to why one would sustain from eating at regular intervals, there are plenty of benefits and advantages afforded to those who fast. Intermittent fasting is a tool for weight control; however, it shouldn't be thought of as a diet since following IF puts no...

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Nov 11 2019

Can You Use Hormone Therapy to Lose Weight?

Beneficial Effects of Hormone Therapy for Weight Loss Calories in versus calories out. That’s how weight loss has always been framed amongst the medical and fitness community. By eating fewer calories juxtaposed with losing calories through exercise, fat and weight are supposed to drop. It seems like a no-brainer how that relationship between diet and exercise works for achieving weight loss. However, many people pursuing weight loss who’ve diligently followed the mantra “calories in, calories out” have found themselves at a plateau — at a point where all their efforts seem...

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Sep 20 2019

Thyroid Diseases and Symptoms

Thyroid Diseases, Symptoms, Signs and Treatments The thyroid gland is susceptible to a plethora of afflictions later on in life and is a rather common occurrence. Several diseases affect the thyroid's ability to produce hormones; many of which manifest themselves with a unique set of symptoms. Hereditary disorders and genetic dispositions can cause the thyroid to falter. To best understand thyroid diseases and the signs, it's paramount to recognize the symptoms relative to each condition: Goiter is the term given to the growth of nodules on the thyroid. These nodules create tenderness...

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Aug 23 2019

Can Cleansing the Liver Help You Lose Weight?

Weight Loss and Liver Cleanse You may not have given your liver a second thought when it comes to weight loss; however, the liver is the organ responsible for metabolizing fat. Your overall health is affected by the health of your liver. It is the body's natural detoxifier; it helps remove waste products and processes nutrients your body needs. Optimizing your liver health by cleansing or detoxing may help you meet your weight loss goals. Most of us struggle with overburdened organs due to unhealthy food choices and lifestyle. Let's take...

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Jul 01 2019

Benefits of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy? Many believe that the hormone testosterone is what gives men their manly characteristics. Testosterone is also the hormone that stimulates sperm production and is responsible for libido. It has been known to contribute to the production of red blood cells and helps maintain emotions and boosts mood and memory. As the body ages, testosterone production levels drop approximately 1-3% annually; this lack of production generally starts when a man reaches the age of 40. As men age, and as time goes on, there is an increased likelihood...

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Jun 15 2019

6 Benefits of Collagen Supplements

What Can Collagen Supplements Do For You? It’s pretty difficult to go on social media without seeing an ad or mention of collagen. Everyone from doctors to bloggers rave about collagen and all of its benefits. Since collagen has been receiving so much attention over the last few years, it’s only logical for you to be a bit skeptical. What is collagen? Why is everyone urging their friends and family to add it into their daily routine? Can collagen supplements help with weight loss? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the...

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Dear Clients, 

Our practice has made a decision to suspend all in office visits at this time due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Prescription refills and phone consults are still available.
Supplement and injection requests are still available and can be mailed.

In Good Health, 
Gina Pastore, ARNP-BC, MSN, ABAAHP
Board Certified Anti-Aging Specialist
Board Certified American Academy of Nurse Practitioners