Inside the Science of Weight Loss!
What is Visceral Fat?
Having a healthy body is about more than just your weight. Your body is made up of various components, including water, muscle, fat, bone and more. When it comes to your body composition, the most harmful component is visceral fat. What is visceral fat? Visceral fat, also called abdominal obesity or belly fat, is the […]
20Lighter Announces Coronavirus Initiative
The 20Lighter co-founders announce a coronavirus initiative to help Americans with chronic conditions like hypertension, diabetes and obesity to take positive steps towards better health, lower their risk of infection, improve the odds of full recovery if infected, and address the effects of a prolonged lockdown and sedentary work from/stay at home lifestyle. In […]
The Power of Goals
January has come to a close and with it many (even most) New Year’s Resolutions. Why is that? Why do most people abandon their resolutions or goals so early in the year? Perhaps it has as much to do with how the goals are structured (or not structured) than with the level of commitment to […]
The Sleep-Cardiovascular Risk Relationship Highlighted at AHA2018
On Saturday at the America Heart Association Scientific Sessions we attended a morning session titled ‘Reducing Cardiometabolic Risk by Improving Sleep’, a topic that is near and dear to my heart. The four talks ranged in scope from how sleep can improve cardiovascular (CV) risk, to how much sleep one needs, to the role of […]