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The Truth About Inflammation: What’s Behind Your Pain [Infographic]

The Truth About Inflammation: What's Behind Your Pain [Infographic]

Are you or a loved one suffering from any of these ailments? Weakened Immune System: You catch colds and flu too often Ongoing aches and pains in the joints and muscles Chronic Tendonitis Osteoporosis Osteoarthritis Alzheimer’s disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Celiac disease Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Lupus Lyme Disease Multiple Sclerosis Scleroderma Acid reflux, heartburn Irritable Bowel Syndrome, […]

Need to Get Healthy to Better Combat COVID-19? Hit the Pool!

Water Aerobics a fun way to lose weight

Summer started in Arizona. It’s too hot to hike, walk or run. The gyms are closed because of COVID-19 so what does one do? Gain weight? No, we hit the pool! Water aerobics is an excellent alternative to going to the gym. It’s not just for old folks either! People of Any Age with Underlying […]

Sick and tired of being sick and tired? Change for the Better…

Whole Life 180 Weight Loss - time for change

Most of us hate change. There are some changes that we just have to live with and adapt. However, there is change that you can initiate to change your life for the better. Let me introduce myself. My name is Giselle and I’m 64 years old, 5’2” and at my heaviest, was 185 lbs. I’ve […]

How to Reduce Pain: Live Gluten and Dairy-Free [Infographic]

How to Reduce Pain: Live Gluten and Dairy-Free [Infographic]

As I mentioned in my story, I’ve been gluten-free (GF) and dairy-free (DF) for over 4 years now. My osteoarthritis hasn’t totally gone away (and Dr. French said it never will). However, I’ve been able to manage the pain effectively simply by not eating certain foods and learning to cook with the foods that help […]

Beware: A Side Effect of the Keto Diet that No One Mentions: Gout

Did you know you could get gout on the keto diet?

I was happily losing weight on the Keto Diet. I loved it! Eating eggs and bacon for breakfast every day and enjoying salmon, chicken, chili, steak, spinach — yum! Then the pain in my right hand started. At first I thought it was carpal tunnel as I work daily on a computer, but the usual […]

How to Keep on Your Ketogenic Diet with a Keto Thanksgiving

Keto Thanksgiving

I’m not worried about gaining weight during the holidays and here’s why: a Keto Thanksgiving (Pinterest Board). Last year at this time I was ecstatic that I had lost over 40 lbs. with the help of Dr. French’s Whole Life 180 program and I was within a few pounds from my goal weight of 139. […]

How Do You Know if You’re Working Out Hard Enough?

treadmill - how to monitor your heart rate

From the Patient’s View by Giselle Aguiar with Personal Trainer & Lifestyle Educator, Lorrie Karn When I first started working out regularly — besides walking the neighborhood — I wondered if I was working out hard enough. Or how fast or long did I have to workout on the treadmill to start burning fat? Yes, […]

How to Choose the Right Fitness Class

Outdoor yoga class - healthy aging fitness class

By Giselle Aguiar, From the Patient’s Point of View with Lorrie Karn, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist and Lifestyle Educator One of major lifestyle changes I made since returning from putting my bedridden mom in a nursing home was join a gym. I’ve tried some of the major chains and personally, I just didn’t like them. I […]

The Curse of Mindless Eating & How to Overcome it for Weight Loss

Unhealthy Snacks lead to mindless eating

By Giselle Aguiar with contribution by Lorrie Karn As a recap of my weight loss journey, I started the Whole Life 180 program in March of 2018. I lost 40 pounds! Yay! And I kept it off all through the holidays! I was doing OK. I’d gain 4 and lose 4. Dr. Matt said that’s […]

Revealing the Best Way to Lose Weight, Look and Feel Better!

lose weight - Whole Life 180

Have you made ever a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? How about to eat healthier? Exercise more? How’d it work out for you?  More than likely you started gung ho with a gym membership (or actually bought a piece of exercise equipment). Furthermore, you got the latest diet book and did pretty well for […]

 
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