A good examples of a weight related issue are that after age 50 the average will lose Â½ pound of muscle per year and gain one pound to fat. So in 20 years that person has lost 10 pounds of muscle and gained 20 pounds of fat. This type of weight related issue is predominantly related to dietary and lifestyle choices rather than hormonal changes and does not have to be inevitable.
Adopting habits of living that are healthy may delay the onset of illness in old ageâ€”and increase your years of good health and full function. FirstLine Therapy will put you on the path to optimal health through a combination of balanced eating, regular exercise, stress reduction, and appropriate nutritional supplementation. Tis can help you avoid many weight relaetd issues
How many people do you know have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides, borderline diabetes, and extra inches around the waist? The combination of these indicators is called The Metabolic Syndrome. All of these factors have a common cause – elevated insulin levels in the blood. This comes from a diet high in refined carbohydrates, bad fats and and low in protein, fiber, vegetables and fruits…aka the Standard American Diet or SAD.
How many people suffer from Weight Related Issues?
About 65 million Americans are now either overweight or obese many of who have the Metabolic Syndrome, which can progress to adult diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other ailments. Instead of treating the separate elements with cholesterol medicines, blood pressure and sugar medicines, it makes much more sense to treat the root of the problem through dietary and lifestyle changes. In fact this is recommended by many organizations including:
- National Institute of Health
- American Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
- Arthritis Foundation
- North American Menopause Society
Our FirstLine Therapy lifestyle program is specifically designed to help people with weight related issues.