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Can We Be Healthy and Be Fat?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Heart Health, Healthy Living, Weight Loss and Obesity

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What's the bottom line on being fat? Can we be healthy and fat? We need fat for brain function, to manufacture our sex hormones and to lose weight. I used to think that some of my overweight patients were healthy. They had great energy and showed no metabolic syndrome disease. We would joke that they were keeping some of their energy in reserves. Now that "fat and healthy" thinking is coming into question.

A coronary artery calcium score study revealed that metabolically healthy obese people have a higher prevalence of coronary calcification compared to metabolically healthy people with normal weight. A large meta-analysis showed an increased risk for death and cardiovascular events in metabolically healthy obese adults compared to normal-weight counterparts.  Is healthy fat a myth?  

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Reverse High Cholesterol in Children

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2019 11:55:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Heart Health, Weight Loss and Obesity

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High triglycerides are a result of a high fat diet. Atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries starts in childhood.
 
It's preventable and we need to prevent cardiovascular disease starting now. It is now recommended that children do lipid screening for nonfasting non-HDL cholesterol levels or a fasting lipid panel between the ages of nine and 11.
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How to Protect Against High Blood Sugar Levels

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2019 11:05:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Brain Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Weight Loss and Obesity

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Beyond The HCG Diet - AppeCurb, Oxytocin, LipoLean and Cellular Detox for Permanent Weight Loss - Bulletproof Weight Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 30, 2019 9:15:36 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Weight Loss and Obesity

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Some of our HCG patients have motivated us to go beyond our original HCG diet. They successfully took off their intended weight loss from the first cycle and now they want to ramp up to finish the job.

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Firefighters - Cancers, Cardiovascular disease and Obesity

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2019 7:02:30 AM / by Dr. Isadora Guggenheim posted in Heart Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Cancers, Weight Loss and Obesity

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I have treated firefighters for the past 15 years, blogged about their increased risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease and now about their obesity associated mortality.

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FDA Warns About Weight Loss Surgery - New Year New You - Lose Weight Safely with HCG

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 22, 2019 5:00:00 AM / by Winter Ninivaggi posted in Weight Loss and Obesity

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Gastric Balloon for weight loss, warning!

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Don't Let Your Coffee Make you Fat - HCG, Natural Detox

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 26, 2018 9:29:52 AM / by Winter Ninivaggi posted in Weight Loss and Obesity

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If you aren't drinking it right, your coffee could be making you fat!

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Enjoy the Holidays without Packing on the Pounds - HCG Permanent Weight Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM / by Dr. Isadora Guggenheim posted in Weight Loss and Obesity

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Is a transformed body on your wish list this year?

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Cravings Cravings Cravings for High Calorie Foods - Switch Them Off - Xymogen's AppeCurb

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM / by Dr. Isadora Guggenheim posted in Gut Repair, Weight Loss and Obesity

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Yes, you can switch cravings off. There are several ways to do it, but researchers have found a novel one that naturopathic doctors have known for years.

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Add Nuts and Flax Seeds to your Diet! HCG Diet for Permanent Weight Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM / by Winter Ninivaggi posted in Weight Loss and Obesity

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Flax seeds and nuts.

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
For all appointments: Tel: 845 358-8385 Fax: 845 358-2963 drguggenheim@msn.com