A Call to Action. Obesity: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic and Other Alarming Issues

Available for Interviews: Dr. Tammy Penhollow

Dr. Tammy Penhollow is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in anesthesiology, pain management, and regenerative medicine. Having over 20 years of experience has helped her to cultivate a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing. Dr. Penhollow practices at Precision Regenerative Medicine in the greater Phoenix area.

 

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Obesity and Other Alarming Health Issues
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    • 40% of Americans are struggling with obesity.
    • Obesity is emerging as one of the major risk factors for COVID-19 severity, particularly in young patients. It’s not so surprising to this Anesthesiologist, who assesses risk for anesthesia in an average of 30-40 patients a day. Obesity is a foundational condition that very quickly increases risk and prevalence of many other medical conditions and almost exponentially increases morbidity and mortality.

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Beating COVID and Triumphing in Fitness With These 6 Strategies

Available for Interviews: Raphael Velazquez

Raphael Velazquez, NSCA CSCS, is the founder of VELA, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, celebrity trainer, and body transformation expert. He is also the author of Core Fitness: Your Best Shape, Looking and Feeling Great.

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Achieving Our Fitness Goals:

It is obviously an understatement how COVID has nearly affected every person on this planet. So it’s no surprise that our fitness ideals were also challenged over the past year. Here are 6 strategies that can help us all get back on track with our fitness goals post-pandemic:

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10 Tips to Lose 10 Pounds Before Summer

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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on Losing Weight
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Often problematic is figuring out how to get rid of unwanted belly fat. Some of the proven recommendations below are easier to accomplish than others, but if you are consistent with most of them, you will see positive results in a short amount of time. And as you see the pounds begin to melt away, just keep building on your success with these healthy habits:

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Dry Fasting: Dangerous New Trend?

Available for Interviews: Dr. Andrea Nazarenko

Andrea Nazarenko, PhD, is a research psychologist research psychologist, speaker, and consultant interested in improving the physical, emotional, and mental health of families. She is also the bestselling author of When Food Hurts: 4 Steps to a Gut-Happy Lifestyle.

Dry Fasting is the buzz phrase some dieters are using.
Is it a dangerous new trend?

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5 Ways Women Neglect Their Health

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor 

Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Women’s Health, for over 40 years. She is a popular National Speaker and Consultant, educating advanced practice clinicians and consumers around the country and the world.

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The Ways Women Neglect Their Health:

Women do a great job of taking care of their spouses, children, and others in their lives. Unfortunately many are neglecting themselves and it is a real problem.

    1. Not getting enough sleep. When we don’t get enough rest, our cortisol hormone increases, poor decisions abound, and potential cardiovascular issues can crop up. Continue reading “5 Ways Women Neglect Their Health”

5 Little Known Factors That Could Affect Your Senior Parents Health and Vitality

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Cleamon Moorer, Jr.

Cleamon Moorer, Jr., DBA, is President and CEO, American Advantage Home Care, Inc. His home healthcare agency has served thousands of patients all throughout Metro Detroit. He is also the bestselling author of From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees.

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the Negative Factors That Could Affect Your Loved Ones:

These are the five most common problems associated with the senior population and for loved ones, in general, when they can no longer care for themselves independently—and how home health care can combat these issues and be the best solution:

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5 Easy Food Changes to Help You Hit Your 2021 Health Goals

Available for Interviews: Raphael Velazquez

Raphael Velazquez, NSCA CSCS, is the founder of VELA, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, celebrity trainer, and body transformation expert. He is also the author of Core Fitness: Your Best Shape, Looking and Feeling Great.

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Food & Diet Tips That Can Help You :

These talking points were adapted from Velazquez’s new book, Core Fitness: Your Best Shape, Looking and Feeling Great.

    • Commandment 10: You Shall Hydrate
      Hydrating well is essential for many reasons. We are made up of 60-70% of water, at times we think we are hungry when we are truly thirsty. 
    • Commandment 11:You Shall Eat Moderately
      Eat until  you are satisfied, not until you are full. By the time that you are satisfied, the food you’ve consumed has not been broken down to its simplest form, yet the body is sending signals in the form of hormones that it is satiated. 
    • The most important meal is “Breaking Fast”
      Sleep for 7-8 hours and then having your first meal is breaking you fast. Look at breaking fast as the first meal had after any given amount of time has elapsed. Giving exactly what the body needs to fuel it properly is key to your metabolism kicking in and allowing you to attain your nutrition goals.
    • Ask yourself, Does this benefit my goals and the vision of myself? 
      Drop the twinkie and grab some fruit when you want to snack on something. Give your body nutritious food/snacks to benefit your 2021 changes
    • Eat perishable food
      Buying and eating perishable food means that you’re eating less processed foods and will ensure that you eat what you’ve bought so that it does not go bad and you waste money. Added bonus: Many of us need to stretch our dollars during these financially challenging times.
    • Be aware of what’s triggering your hunger
      Use the senses you have: Smell, Taste, Sight, and Hearing. What can be making you salivate and desiring food is smelling, seeing, or hearing food that you like or that is intriguing. When tasting, you can be loving what you’re eating. That gluttony may take over and you may want to go overboard with it. Stick to the script, eat until satiated and keep it moving.

 

Interview: Raphael Velazquez

Raphael Velazquez, NSCA CSCS, is the founder of VELA, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, celebrity trainer, and body transformation expert. He has built an unparalleled rapport within the fitness and entertainment industry. With years of experience in sculpting and transforming physiques and minds, Raphael formulates and implements techniques catered to the specific goals and needs of each of his clients. Best known for his work in strength and conditioning, Raphael possesses the expertise and professionalism needed to successfully meet demands and sculpt bodies and minds, while coaching his clients to fully embody their best lives. Raphael’s style is evident in the results you see in his clients, his physique is equally important. Recently featured in the Equinox “Impossible Happens” campaign, Miami Swim Week, New York Fashion Week, and Good Morning America with Brooke Burke.

Raphael also has a B.S. in exercise physiology, and in addition to training celebrities, entrepreneurs, and everyday people, he is a motivational speaker, a passionate advocate for the youth being a member of Mastermind Connect, and is devoted to serving others along their journey.

Raphael comes from a Dominican household. As a first-generation American, Raphael looks to be an example to inspire other first-generation Americans to go for their dreams and make them a reality based on one’s circumstances, resources, resiliency, creativity & grit.

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4 Simple Ways We Can Quickly Shed Pounds By Summertime

Available for Interviews: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician, a work-life integration researcher, and an international expert on mind-body-spirit connection. She is also an international speaker and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

Dr. Dalton-Smith was recently published in Shape Magazine on how to feel less sleep deprived and more rejuvenized when we wake up in the morning. Here’s another story angle on the topic.

What Dr. Dalton-Smith  Can Say in an Interview on:
Losing Weight by Following these 4 Tips:

Being able to shed some excess weight this spring and feel happier and more confident is essential to our happiness—and even if many of us are still stuck at home during the pandemic it will still make you feel happier and healthier.

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5 Steps to Get Fit (Whether at Home or at the Gym)

Available for Interviews: Raphael Velazquez

Raphael Velazquez, NSCA CSCS, is the founder of VELA, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, celebrity trainer, and body transformation expert. He is also the author of Core Fitness: Your Best Shape, Looking and Feeling Great.

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5 Adjustments to Help You Get Fit:

 1. Have a plan. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Set goals, dream big, and plan for the long-term. Most of us are not competitive athletes, so prioritize feeling good, get stronger and eat well. You’ll start to first feel better and then look better over time. Love the person you’re becoming and the habits you’re creating.

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Fitness Goals Older Adults Can Achieve

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years now, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

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Fitness for Senior Citizens
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Generally, resolutions for older adults should target becoming healthier—focusing less on dramatic weight loss and more on making healthy choices and developing healthy habits. Here are some recommendations:

  • Make healthier food choices. Minimize alcohol and excessive “junk” carbs. Focus on lean protein, veggies, fruit and whole grains/legumes, and small amounts of healthy fats like avocado, olive oil, nuts.

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