Call Us Today! 248-926-2020
Write Us a Review
Order Metagenics

Wellness blog

Is stress affecting your weight loss battle?

Stress brought on by dieting is added to the personal and work life stresses that we face every day, often resulting in a "vicious cycle" of increased stress and increased food intake. People under stress tend to engage in self-defeating and unhealthy behaviors such as binge eating and there is strong biologic evidence that stressed-out people may tend to put on the pounds faster. "I'm stressed, therefore I eat." Many people complain that they overeat in response to workplace or personal stress. If this sounds like you, read the following tips for managing stress-related overeating to help you check this unhealthy habit. 1. Practice waiting. Postpone your instant gratification when hunger hits. Tell yourself you'll wait 10 to 30, minutes to eat. Chances are good if your cravings are only stress-related, they'll disappear when you allow yourself to become distracted. 2. Keep a food journal of what you eat each day. Knowing you have to write down every snack or nibble can be a good way to remind yourself to think before eating. 3. Enlist a friend's help - ideally one who also is tempted by stress-related cravings. When you feel like eating, write him/her a quick note or make ...
Read More

Why Probiotics Should Be Part Of Your Routine

At the turn of the calendar, many people begin taking action on what they plan to accomplish in the new year. Some have resolved to take up a new hobby, to save more money, to travel and, of course, to improve their health. New eating plans and gym memberships are common steps people take toward their health goals, but there are other effective ways to improve your health - like adding probiotics to your daily regimen. You've likely heard of probiotics before, but do you know how they benefit your health and how to select the right one for you? This article can help.* What is a probiotic? Before delving into how probiotics can help your body, let's first explain what they actually are. In the simplest terms, probiotics are the good bacteria (live microorganisms) that live inside your digestive tract and help your body to function properly. There are many different types of probiotics, and each one performs a different function in your digestive system.* The billions of bacteria that live inside your digestive tract are often called "microflora," or more correctly, "microbiota," and the environment that they work together to create inside the body is called the microbiome ...
Read More

Power Boost Your Metabolism For Maximum Weight Loss

How many times have you heard a person say they are overweight because they have a slow metabolism? I hear it everyday! Frustrated weight loss enthusiasts constantly blame a slow metabolism for their weight woes. But is that really the case? True, some people, genetically, have challenged metabolisms, while most others use it as an excuse for why they can't lose weight. Let's eliminate this excuse by firing up your metabolism to its full genetic potential. While following your best weight loss program, doesn't it make since to speed up your metabolism to its greatest genetic potential possible? There are certain tactics available to power boost your metabolism. Some are lifestyle techniques, while others are nutritional tricks. Before I list all of the metabolism boosting tricks, let me explain exactly what metabolism is. Metabolism is the way your body uses energy, as measured in calories. One way the body uses calories as energy is to sustain vital body functions like heart rate, cell development, breathing, cell repair, and temperature control. This accounts for up to 75% of the calories you burn daily. The other 25% of metabolism is the result of physical activity, digestion and absorption of food. The rate ...
Read More

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Schedule An Appointment

Send Us an Email

12 + 3 =

Walnut Lake OB/GYN & Wellness


2300 Haggerty Rd, Ste 2070
W. Bloomfield MI 48323

v

Contact Us

Phone: (248) 926-2020
Fax: (248) 926-9020
Email: info@walnutlakeobgyn.com

}

Hours


Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 5PM
Friday and Saturday: 8AM-12PM

Find Us on Facebook
Find Us on Google