Diabetes & Weight Loss – What Is the Connection?

Diabetes & Weight Loss – What Is the Connection?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report, over 87% of adults who have diabetes are either overweight or obese. However, the connection between diabetes and weight is not entirely understood. What is known, however, is that losing weight can lessen the likelihood of...

Fitness Retreat Basics: How to Prepare Yourself

Fitness Retreat Basics: How to Prepare Yourself

So, you’ve decided to attend a fitness retreat. You made your reservation, requested the time off work and told your friends and family that it’s happening. But what should you be doing in the days and weeks leading up to your departure? How should you prepare? Is there anything you...

5 “Health” Foods that Aren’t So Healthy

5 “Health” Foods that Aren’t So Healthy

Improving your diet sounds simple, but it requires balancing many considerations: your daily available time for meal prep, your access to fresh and healthy foods, and your personal favorite flavors and cravings. During retreats at our weight loss resort, we spend a lot of time discussing quality nutrition and how...