By Dr. Rick Tague The marketplace is full of seemingly “healthy” food options for those trying to watch their weight and health. But what do these products really offer us, if anything? Don’t be deceived by terms such as reduced calorie, reduced fat, low fat, light, lite, diet, fat-free, or low-calorie. These terms may or may not have significance in terms of your actual ... Continue
Archives for October 2011
Vitamins & Supplements: Are They Good For Us?
By Dr. Rick Tague You may have seen the above recent headline in the news. The correct answer is a definite “Yes or No!” Most vitamin formulas are 10-20 years out of date and unfortunately put well-meaning vitamin takers at unnecessary risk! Further, many supplement consumers are not well informed on what their specific needs are for nutrient supplementation, resulting in ... Continue
Burning Fat vs. Muscle Loss
By Dr. Rick Tague Any number of fad diets promise quick and easy weight loss. A pound of body fat has 3,500 calories. On average, women tend to burn about 1,800 calories per day, men about 2,800. If you’re dieting on your own, it’s recommended you lose no more than a pound or two a week; someone who is significantly overweight and on a medically supervised program might lose ... Continue
Body, Soul and Spirit
By Dr. Rick Tague Are you seeking complete health? How do you vision success? What is your health philosophy? What are your health motivators? Whatever your current motivation, improved physical health will generally not occur easily or be maintained unless it is accompanied by good psychological and emotional health (the soul). As a physician with an analytical nature, ... Continue