Monthly Archives: March 2019

Identifying Metabolic Syndrome with Certain Risk Factors

According to the the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) when three or more risk factors are present then a person qualifies as having metabolic syndrome. This is an important prognostic indicator: having metabolic syndrome is associated with two times the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and four times the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.… read more

National Nutrition Month: How Healthy Are You?

March is National Nutrition Month and a great time to take a personal assessment on how well you are doing with your daily nutrition needs and goals. Unlike popular opinion, there is no cookie-cutter, one-size fits all approach to dieting and healthy eating.  Our bodies are different and require different things. But, with that said,… read more