Holiday Survival Guide…

Holiday Health Tips   Dr. Keith Kantor   Staying fit during the holidays can be a challenge due to excessive amounts of rich foods and an overbooked schedule full of parties, not allowing enough time to exercise.  We can avoid the holiday weight creep by staying active and being mindful with our nutrition. Most of […]

Why do low carbohydrate diets work?

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor After last week’s topics of the ever so popular ketogenic diet and its health benefits, it seems appropriate to dive deeper into the topic of low carbohydrate diets and why the success of them is so high. A low carbohydrate diet reduces your carbohydrate intake resulting in lower insulin levels. […]

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 months since you do not […]

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 of rich foods and an […]

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 the bodybuilding community for its […]

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 eating these foods?   Gourds […]

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 when the air quality outside […]

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 in weight gain if the […]

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 is hard to believe everyone, […]

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 deficiencies.   Vegetarians often have […]