January 2018 Review-News-Info

As January comes to a close, we’d like to take a few minutes to recap for you the media headlines, Scientific studies, and 20Lighter happenings that you may have missed.


** January 2018 Review
In case you missed it… this newsletter recaps news, advancements, and tidbits that made headlines in January 2018.

As January comes to a close, we’d like to take a few minutes to recap for you the media headlines, Scientific studies, and 20Lighter happenings that you may have missed.

We review the most interesting and relevant topics to keep you in the loop on health & wellness articles and research. If you have an questions, please feel free to reach out to us at info@20lighter.com

Follow us on social media via the links below, and check out our new podcast for in depth discussions of a wide range of topics of interest.


Jess Barnes, Ph.D.
Gerry Dembrowski, D.C.
Co-founders, The 20Lighter Program



** 14 ways to stick to your New Year’s Resolution
The Forbes Coaches Council shares tips to keep you on track in 2018

** Safety tips for exercising outdoors in the Winter
Helpful suggestions to keep you moving this winter

Artificial sweeteners passed from mother to child via breastmilk after ingestion of diet soda
This study found only 12 ounces of diet soda was needed to induce detectable levels in breastmilk, and raises some very concerning questions about infant exposure to chemicals more and more often associated with adverse health issues.

Overweight & obese women have higher risk of cervical cancer
Definitely a study to keep in mind… of groups studied, obese women had the highest 5-year risk of cervical cancer.

Review study shows higher risk of childhood & adult obesity with cesarean delivery
A review shows the longterm risk of childhood and adult obesity was higher in those delivered by cesarean than vaginal birth.


** FROM 20Lighter

** 20Lighter moves online!

We have taken the brick and mortar program to the next level!
The new program allows clients from all over the US to participate from the privacy and comfort of their own home. Your follow-ups with 20Lighter’s doctors are done via HIPAA compliant video conferencing, and we track your body composition changes every day with our WiFi enabled scale. The food journaling is all done via drop down menus, there are weekly meal planning guides, video tutorials, and more. Here’s a preview: https://youtu.be/9G7PB_JtmlA

** The first 4 podcast episodes are available!

New for 2018! A podcast series called ’20Lighter Presents Stories Behind the Science’ provides in depth discussion of hot topics. Follow this link to listen: http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/20lighter
To suggest a topic email us at info@20lighter.com

** 20Lighter introduces the 30Day Program!

Two 30Day programs include simple to use, low cost, weekly online meal planning. Designed to be convenient, save time, money and most importantly help you eat healthier, two different levels of service are available- Concierge & White Glove. To learn more visit: https://www.20lighter.com/30day.

** 20Lighter submits data to two major medical meetings in 2018

20Lighter submitted abstracts to the American Diabetes Association 78th Scientific Sessions & the American Psychiatric Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting. The co-founders are proud to continue sharing data with the Scientific & Medical Community.