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Today’s Theme: Weight Management
Successful weight management requires identifying and addressing both the root causes of weight gain as well as the barriers to weight management.
A recent study found that long periods of sedentary time was positively associated with an increased risk for dying (from all-causes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases) and increasing the risk for certain forms of cancer (specifically breast, colon, colorectal, endometrial, and epithelial ovarian cancer), cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. A meta-analysis found that the largest association was with type 2 diabetes (91% increased risk).
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Naturopathic doctors don’t simply recommend diets for weight issues. They conduct metabolic and hormone assessments, they look at a patient’s food sensitivities, and they emphasize digestive health as key to weight management.