Archive for Health and Wellness – Page 3

Holiday Weight Creep – Q&A with Motherhood Moment

How can people avoid the holiday weight creep?  Set up boundaries; try to stick to your year round healthy routine of regular exercise and healthy meals throughout the holiday season. Allow your self-moderate indulgences only when you are at events. Remain hydrated; hydration can be a major concern during winter…

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Holiday Healthy Eating Strategies

  Dr. Keith Kantor   As the holiday season approaches it is important to stay ahead of the temptations, be proactive and come up with a plan and boundaries to avoid the seasonal seven-pound weight gain.   Staying fit during the holidays can be a challenge due to excessive amounts…

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Breakdown of the “Keto Diet.”

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   The “keto diet” has gained mainstream popularity in the past few years due to its high success rate and unlike many fad diets that come and go with very limited rates of long-term success, the ketogenic (keto) works.   It has always been popular among…

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All about the health benefits of Fall Gourds.

Whats Good sent over some questions for Dr. Kantor on the health benefits of gourds. What are some of the most commonly known foods that are actually technically gourds? (Pumpkin, butternut squash, etc.) Acorn squash, Blue Hubbard, Cushaw, festival squash, golden acorn, turks turban What are some of the benefits of…

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4 Important Ways To Create A Healthy Home Environment

Guest Blog Post By: Jess Walter If you are challenging your addiction and want to create a positive future for yourself, then it is essential that your home is as healthy and toxin-free as possible. Do you suffer from regular and persistent headaches? Do you have allergy and asthma symptoms even…

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Myth: Grazing on small meals throughout the day keeps your metabolism burning and helps you control your weight better than less frequent larger meals.

By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Some areas of the fitness and diet industry have misguided us into thinking that eating small meals throughout the day is the best way to lose weight and “keep our metabolism burning.” This type of eating can provide short-term weight loss, but typically ends up…

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Nutrition Myths Debunked- Does fat make you fat?

By: Dr. Keith Kantor It is becoming hard to differentiate between fact and fiction when it comes to nutrition. There are different philosophies when it comes to health and unfortunately different motives including financial gain and a political side. With food and health care politics at an all-time high, it…

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Do not be fooled by these nutrition myths.

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Myth: All Vegetarians are healthy Vegetables are good for you but ironically the vegetarian diet tends to be more grain focused and typically lacks quality protein and heart healthy fats. When animal products are eliminated it is an open door for nutrient and vitamin…

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Why are more people avoiding gluten?

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Gluten has become a common intolerance or sensitivity, there are both mild and more severe cases. The most severe is with those who suffer from Celiac Disease and mild intolerances include those who have a sensitivity.   Some deem avoiding gluten as a fad…

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Stress, Cortisol and the use of Adaptogenic Herbs.

By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Stress is the root of most health conditions including weight gain, Diabetes, hypertension, adrenal insufficiency, heart disease and thyroid disease. Chronic stress over time produces inflammation and imbalances in hormones (specifically cortisol) resulting in, very low energy, weight gain, disease and reduced quality of life….

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