FAST Weight Loss vs. Slow Weight Loss

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When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than fast weight loss. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth. Both fast and slow weight loss produced pretty modest results over the long term. But […]

7 Reasons You Should Stop Consuming Dairy

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Oh, the drama when I tell a patient I’d like them to eliminate dairy so I can see how it has been affecting their bodies…”What will I drink?  That will be impossible!” Look, there are plenty of non-dairy milk options you can try!  There are a lot of dairy alternatives available in your grocery store […]

See What Happens to Your Health When You Focus on Prevention

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It’s true you can prevent disease and illness before they strike. How? By following the chiropractic lifestyle, a way of life that focuses on health – boosting activities and strategies. I enthusiastically support the chiropractic lifestyle because extensive research shows that optimal nutrition, exercise and regular chiropractic care keep disease at bay. The chiropractic lifestyle […]

Could you be Addicted to Junk Food?

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Dr. Hoch is extremely concerned about the obesity epidemic and the plethora of health problems skyrocketing, as a result, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. A major component of the obesity crisis is the availability of plentiful and cheap processed foods, often high in sugar, salt and unhealthy fats. We have evolved to seek […]

Create a Success-Oriented Work Environment with Chiropractic

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“I am so tired this morning; I was up all night coughing.” “I haven’t been to the gym in so long, I feel so wiped out.” “I’ve gained so much weight and I keep eating junk, I feel like a lug.” “I have such a headache; I can’t concentrate on this project.” “My back is […]

Weight Loss: One of the Most Significant Things You Can Do to Improve Your Health!

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What would be the most significant thing you could do to improve your health? This is one of the last questions on my new patient intake forms, and do you know what the number one answer to this question has been for over the past 23 years? The answer is likely no surprise, its lose […]

Summer: The Season of the Fire Element

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Summer: The Season of the Fire Element The season filled with abundant energy, long days and sunshine. Summer is the season of yang, a time when the body undergoes vigorous metabolic (body energy) processes. Several thousand years ago, The Medical Classic of the Yellow Emperor put forth the principle that one should cultivate the yang […]

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A Vicious Cycle:  The Trappings of Metabolic Syndrome

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I have made reversing Metabolic Syndrome a mission of my practice since 2004.  That was the year I turned 40.  I wasn’t happy about my weight and the way I looked.  At that time, my health was still remarkably good, but I couldn’t lose weight and the pounds just kept piling on.  I found myself […]