Immune System: An in-depth look into Key Components

    “Optimal functioning of the immune system, it turns out, is dependent upon feeling good.” Marcey Shapiro Your immune system is your body’s natural defense against illness, and it also kicks in to lead charge over the healing process when you become injured. While we are born with many natural tools that support immune function, we […]

    Visceral Fat: The Dangers Run Deeper Than You Think

    Oftentimes, the desire to reduce body fat has to do with goals such as feeling and looking better. Yet, we also know that controlling body fat plays an important role in promoting long-term health. In particular, visceral fat is especially dangerous and is associated with serious risk factors if left unaddressed. Unlike the fat you […]

    Useful Dietary tips for Christmas

    Christmas is at our doorstep, and we all owe to ourselves to enjoy the variety and abundance of food at the festive table. While maintaining our self-control and body weight, without becoming rigorous or depriving ourselves of the enjoyments, we can enjoy beautiful and tasteful moments before and after the holidays.   The Cenegenics team […]

    How to lower cholesterol levels with these easy lifestyle changes

    While cholesterol is produced naturally in the body by the liver, having too much of it can put your health at risk. High levels of low-density lipoprotein, also known as LDL or “bad” cholesterol, can accumulate within the artery walls, increasing risk for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. , as […]

    What is Metabolic Syndrome? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

    What is Metabolic Syndrome? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of disorders which increase the risk of stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Patients who have these conditions together face greater odds of developing future cardiovascular disease than any single factor alone. Nearly a quarter of the adult population is living […]

    Could You Be at Risk of Developing Insulin Resistance?

    Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which helps glucose, or blood sugar, make its way into cells throughout the body’s muscle, fat, and liver to be used for energy. Glucose is found in various amounts in different types of food. Blood sugar levels spike after you eat, prompting the pancreas to release insulin. […]

    Causes of High Blood Pressure: How to Prevent Hypertension

    High blood pressure, also referred to as hypertension, is an epidemic in the U.S. Affecting nearly half the population, many individuals don’t even know they have this condition. [1] Blood pressure measures the amount of force exerted against artery walls as blood flows through. Left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to many serious health [...]

    Why Am I Gaining Weight: Psychology of Weight Loss

    Losing weight is one of the most commonly sought-after goals in our society. Oftentimes, when we think of improving health, the first thing that comes to mind is weight loss. Research shows that roughly half of Americans are trying to lose weight, with the majority of this group employing dietary changes as a means of doing [...]

    Psychology of Weight Loss: How to Lose Weight & Make Your Results Last

    Before taking on any weight loss journey, the reasons for the change need to be plainly stated. However, people who look towards outside sources for those reasons or use external sources to uncover their reasons tend to fail. They tend to lose themselves in the process and become so consumed in their journey to lose weight [...]