Air pollution, cigarette smoke, heavy metals, pesticides, chemicals, plastics… Let’s be real, we are exposed to more toxins than ever before in our human history. It’s just too much for your poor body. The good news is that you can improve your body’s detoxification system naturally with the help of certain dietary and lifestyle strategies. Today, we want to talk about our top 7 strategies to detoxify your body.
We see patients with food allergies and food sensitivities at our office all the time. The good news is that once we identify your food allergies and food sensitivities, we can come up with a plan to improve your health naturally. Spoiler alert: once you improve your gut, you may be able to reintroduce these foods without symptoms.
What is High Blood Pressure? Although the term sounds self-explanatory, there is a lot to consider when determining how and why your blood pressure is above normal. High blood pressure can cause or be symptomatic of a variety of issues inside the body. Blood pressure is the measure of how much force is being applied to the inside of your veins and arteries.
By 2025, the number of people affected by diabetes is projected to hit 333 million. Today, some people are facing a pandemic on two fronts. Diabetes is currently on the list of high-risk conditions by the CDC. In fact, the CDC reported that 37% of patients in Georgia who needed to be hospitalized had pre-existing diabetes.
With the heat outdoors turned up, our bodies often want to lean down and feel lighter. This specialty salad is designed to give your body so many amazing micronutrients as well as help your body clean out and detox any bad stuff stuck in your system. It is tasty and amazingly good for you.
Summer has arrived! The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and our appetites are peaked for healthy, refreshing, fresh produce dishes! The wonderful certified nutritionists and dietitians at Progressive share with you one of their favorite summer salads, complete with fresh cucumbers, basil, and thyme. You’ll certainly enjoy this refreshing salad on a warm day. It pairs great with seafood too!
Something about the warmer air, the green leaves, and the world coming alive makes our bodies spring to life as well. If your body is wanting to be healthier, or if you are due for your seasonal detox, our nutritionists have pulled together some wonderful intro detox smoothies & juices for you to enjoy!
Celery is commonly used in combination with other ingredients to create highly nutritious, raw, fresh juices. But did you know that pure celery juice has unique regenerating and healing properties that are enhanced when it’s juiced on its own? No matter who you are, where you live, or what diet you follow, drinking celery juice will be an extremely beneficial practice to incorporate into your life.
At Progressive Medical Center, digestive wellness is key to your care plan! Our goal is to discover the root cause of chronic illness and the long list of symptoms patients are experiencing. Many times, the answer lies with digestive health. Diagnostic test results are processed here at the Center and are available immediately for the physicians to review and craft a customized care plan for you.
New Year’s has come and gone but those pounds you swore off have not. You’re not alone though- Americans gain up to 60% of their annual weight during the holidays! Have you tried eating better and exercising more but your metabolism is not following suit?
This year, our Progressive Medical Center expert nutritionists have pulled together some of their favorite Thanksgiving holiday dishes & healthy tips to share with you. The great thing about their tips is that they are healthier options, without losing the flavor, fun, and delight of Thanksgiving!
We love it, it’s delicious, and it has us wrapped around its metaphorical little finger! Here’s the not-so-sweet truth… We are killing ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar. Sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine. Yes, you read that right. It is highly addictive. Highly.