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What the hell is diabetes?

There are a lot of people on the internet who talk about diabetes, insulin resistance, etc., like, A LOT. These so-called experts spout off information not really telling you what is going on. So today we are going to talk about what diabetes actually is, more specifically, Type 2 Diabetes....

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Qsymia – Another New But Old Kid on the Block?

What happens when you combine two medications and use each one at lower doses to not only mitigate dose-dependent side effects but maybe even increase effectiveness? Hello, Qsymia! In this blog, we take look at the joining of Phentermine and Topiramate, its testing, participant experience and overall results. Could Qsymia...

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Are “cheat meals” good or bad?

The mighty cheat meals or cheat days! Are they a godsend from the dreadful process of dieting or another remnant of diet culture? Depending on the article or gym bro you are talking to, a cheat meal is defined as the abandonment of a rigid or restrictive dietary pattern to...

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From the Honeymoon Phase to Sustainability

The honeymoon phase of dieting. It is great while it lasts but like the honeymoon phase of dating and marriage, eventually the novelty and excitement wear off. Then the hard part begins as our prefrontal cortex comes back online and is no longer blinded by an influx of dopamine, oxytocin...

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The Honeymoon Phase of Dieting

We have all been there, the honeymoon phase of any new relationship, where your partner can do no wrong, and all their annoying quirks are cute. The same flood of emotions and stupidity can occur when people start the latest diet trend or fad, or a new weight management medication...

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Saxenda vs. Wegovy – Battle of the GLP-1s for weight-loss!

Which is better?! Saxenda or Wegovy? Y'all wanted to know and it just so happens a trial published in January of 2022 answered this very question! The authors of this paper directly compared Saxenda 3mg daily and Wegovy 2.4mg once weekly. Who came out on top? Let’s take a look!

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Hair loss with Ozempic and Saxenda?!

I have had several subscribers and followers asking about hair loss with the GLP-1 medications such as Ozempic and Saxenda - they have either been experiencing thinning of their hair OR they know someone who might be experiencing it. Let’s take a look and see what could be the cause.

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Metformin and Weight-Loss?

If you have diabetes, you very likely have heard of metformin, or if you have been paying attention to the news in the last couple of years, you may have also heard of it being recalled. Now I am not here to talk about how bad metformin is; actually, quite...

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