Stress and Lower Socioeconomics in Childhood Play a Role in Obesity Later

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA, is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Stress & Low Socioeconomics:

Everyone knows stress is bad and can cause many medical problems, such as increased blood pressure, headaches, heart disease, and weight gain. But did you know this can start early and why some people eat to help combat stress?

      • Studies have shown that adults who grew up in a low socio-economic environment may be more likely to desire food even when they are not hungry. A study at the University of Alberta suggests stressful childhood environments are a precursor for obesity later in life—and that advertising junk food is at the root of the obesity epidemic because it can be a trigger to so many people.

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Diet Trends and the Lifestyle Changes That Actually Work

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi is a fitness and health advocate who is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating nutrition, exercise, and mindset habits for busy women!

“The optimal weight loss program is one the person will enjoy and stick with.” —Dr. Mimi Secor

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Diets and Lifestyle Changes That Work:

Diet Trends

Intermittent fasting has gained attention in the last year or so. We still hear about the Keto diet (I buy some cereal that touts its keto-friendliness). And we’ve seen some references to a carnivore diet.

There are a plethora of diet plans that are effective for short-term weight loss. Unfortunately, when people reach their goal and stop the program, most regain the weight they’ve lost and then some. 

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Walking Just Two Minutes After a Meal Can Help Prevent Illness

Available for Interviews: John Rodriguez, MD

Dr. John Rodriguez is a Chief Medical Officer of Healthcare2U, and he is passionate about the care that is provided to their patients. He manages all the care providers in Healthcare2U’s network of clinics and oversees care protocols and training.

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Walking and Health:

We’ve heard the age-old tale that walking after eating helps digestion, but researchers have found that it can reduce glucose levels by up to 17%.*

When you eat, your blood sugar levels spike. This is a completely normal event called a postprandial spike. This triggers the release of insulin, which enables the glucose to enter your cells which is then used for energy.** Now, doctors say you could drastically reduce these glucose levels by walking for a few minutes after eating. They’ve even gone as far as to say that merely standing can help as well, citing it could reduce levels on average by 9.51%.*

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Obesity in Kids Is an Epidemic Problem. Here are 6 Healthy Eating Tips for Parents

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weight Loss. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Obesity & Kids:

    • During the pandemic, the national rate of obesity among kids ages 2 to 19 increased to 22.4% in 2020, up from 19.3% in 2019.
    • In the U.S., childhood obesity alone is estimated to cost $14 billion annually in direct health expenses.
    • Caused by eating more processed foods and less physical activity as well as socioeconomic differences.
    • Bariatric surgery is becoming more prevalent and a standard in the pediatric population.
    • Better nutrition and increased physical activity with parental support remain a must.
    • https://stateofchildhoodobesity.org/data/cdc.gov

The Relationship Between Food & Our Emotional Well-Being

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Our Relationship With Food:

We cannot eat love

* Many people turn to food when stressed or upset for emotional support.
* Food becomes their comfort, an external source, and usually unhealthy foods like sugar or alcohol.

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Does It Feel Like Everyone You Know Has a Gluten Allergy?

Available for Interviews: John Rodriguez, MD

Dr. John Rodriguez is a Chief Medical Officer of Healthcare2U, and he is passionate about the care that is provided to their patients. He manages all the care providers in Healthcare2U’s network of clinics and oversees care protocols and training.

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Gluten Allergies:

    • Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition where “gluten causes an immune response of inflammation in the small intestine.” It’s sometimes also referred to as a “gluten intolerance,” but they are actually two different things. Gluten intolerance is an asymptomatic reaction after eating gluten where celiac disease is not present.
    • The increase in which people have been diagnosed with a gluten allergy is 7.5 percent every year.

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Healthier Sweet Options for Halloween

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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Healthy Halloween Options:

Here we go, and here comes the start of the holidays! Halloween is upon us and it’s important to look at healthier options if you’re concerned about the extra consumption of sugar, fat, and calories. Here are some healthy Halloween tips:

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The US Diet Is Deadly. Here Are 6 Ways We Can Advocate For Change

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FOMA is the Founder of NeuroSwitch™ Weigh Loss–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

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The American Diet Epidemic:

The standard American diet is disheartening and consists mainly of processed food originally meant to be able to last longer during the Industrial Revolution.

    • Diet-related deaths in the US outrank deaths from smoking.
    • Half of US deaths are from heart disease.
    • Dietary risks were responsible for 11 million deaths over a period of time according to some studies.

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Is Sugar Slowly Killing Us?

Available for Interviews: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owner of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Paramus, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state-of-the-art, high-quality care to people of all ages.

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The Consumption of Sugar in America
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        • The average American consumes about 152 pounds of sugar a year. That is about 189 grams of sugar a day.
        • The American Heart Association advises that we should consume between 25–38 grams of sugar per day.

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Tried Everything? Losing Weight Once and For All

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant who has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets. Dr. Mimi is also a fitness and health advocate, is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of the newest book,  Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating Mindset, Nutrition, and Exercise Habits for Busy Women.

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Losing Weight Once and For All: 

Have you, like so many others, tried every diet trend out there? Do you feel like you have tried everything and still can’t lose weight? Are you getting to an age where you’re beginning to wonder if you shouldn’t just give up?

Stop right there.

It is never, NEVER too late to make small changes that lead to a healthier version of you.

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