Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Gunderson’

01
Jul

5 Men’s Health Myths

Sure we’ve heard a tale or two about health, from the surprises to the downright odd, we are here to debunk some common men’s health myths! Men can't get breast cancer The sad truth is, men CAN in fact get breast cancer. It affects about 1 in 100 men. Wearing a hat or blow drying your hair causes baldness Men lose their hair for genetic reasons or other serious changes. Hats and blow dryers have nothing to do with it! Muscle mass loss is inevitable ...

16
May

The Best Green Foods for Your Health

Here’s a list of the most beneficial green foods you should try to incorporate into your diet for optimal health! Avocados Avocados do contain a lot of fat (about 23 grams in a medium-sized fruit), but it's the cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated kind that nutrition experts love. Avocados also contain lutein, an antioxidant that protects eye health, and they're rich in vitamin E. Research shows that people who get the most vitamin E from their diet (not supplements) have a lower risk of Alzheimer's ...

05
Jan

New Years Resolutions for Every Age

It's that time of year to really start thinking about what your goals and plans are. Unsure of what to do for 2016? Consider these helpful resolutions, for any age!   In your 30’s 1) Turn off technology and tune in to each other. Engage in more face-to-face time. Good relationships can contribute to a ‘good life’. 2) De-stress. Identify one source of stress for you. ...

11
Dec

Healthy Holiday Tips

Tis the season for indulging with friends and family, but that doesn't mean your health goals need to be completely abandoned! Here's a few quick tips to keep your holiday health in check!   1. Trim back the trimmings. Go all out and deck the halls with boughs of holly, glitter, and lights, but when it comes to holiday food, accessorize with care. To shave calories, go easy when adding nuts, cheese, cream sauces, gravy, butter, and whipped cream -- additions that don't ...

27
Oct

Side Effects of Testosterone Loss in Men

Testosterone affects a wide variety of functions in the body, which means a decrease in levels can bring about a multitude of changes, both physical and emotional. Here's a few of the most common side effects of low testosterone. For more specific information about hormone loss in men, and to see what options are available, we recommend scheduling a visit with The Age Management Institute's premier aging physician, Dr. Mark Gunderson. Sexual Function One of the biggest worries faced by ...

21
Aug

How Your Gut Affects Your Skin

We found this recent story Women's Health Magazine SO interesting... we had to share! Your diet might be even more important than you thought! Let us know what you think! Could your diet be affecting your skin?    High above No.10 Harley Street, London, in the squishy-cushioned, heavy-draped offices of holistic skin care specialist Claudia Louch, a familiar prickle of panic spreads across the back of my skull. "If you can just take off your make-up for a photo…" ...

07
Jul

hCG Diet Phases Explained

When you go on the HCG diet, it is important to know that in addition to the HCG shots, you will be adhering to a four-phase diet as well. The conjunction of healthy eating and shots is what optimizes your weight loss. Here are the four-phases broken down for you.   Phase 1: This phase is preparing you for the diet. This is a very important phase, which is important not to skip. This phase includes doing your measurements and work on detoxing ...

29
Oct

10 Tips For Fall Fitness

Now that Summer has turned into Fall, we find ourselves preparing for the holidays, getting ready for the new year, and planning what New Year’s Eve resolutions we will try and commit to. For most of us, a New Year’s Eve resolution usually involves some kind of, “this is the year I am going to get in shape!” or, “I will start a regular workout schedule this year!” idea, and for most of us, the resolution lasts about a week, ...

08
Oct

An HCG Meal

When starting the HCG plan, it can often seem daunting having to change your eating plans as well as the foods you can eat. Like anything new, it can be hard to start, especially when the eating concepts are completely new to you. We have complied a few recipes to make an entire meal for you- and the best part is, it isn’t a typical “diet” meal. Whether you are eating alone, or making dinner for the family, everyone will ...