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July 14

Working mom shares her secret to six pack abs

Trim® Medical Team member and mother of two, Jamie Tripp, ARNP-C, lives and breathes health and fitness…and it shows.  How can other working mom’s like her get six pack abs?  Jamie lays it all out for you in this video and shares her personal regimen below.     A working mom’s secret to health: Trim® Carb Revolution™ […]

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April 5

Benefits of BCAA supplementation

What are branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), and what are the benefits of BCAA supplementation?  The bottom line is–BCAA supplementation can result in more muscle mass retained, and a greater percentage of lost body fat.   What are BCAAs?   BCAAs are essential nutrients the body gets from protein rich foods such as meat, legumes […]

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April 5

MCT, ketogenic diets and fat loss

With the launch of the latest addition to our Trim® product line, Trim® SuperBurn, we thought it was a great opportunity to break down the science behind MCT, ketogenic diets and fat loss and explore the benefits and uses of ketone supplements.   Ketosis   Let’s start with ketosis.  What exactly is Ketosis? Ketosis is […]

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March 9

Kale health benefits and recipes

Why is everyone crowing about kale? Because it’s really awesome!  Check out the following health benefits of eating kale and some delicious kale recipes!   Kale is a sturdy, leafy green plant related to broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage. It’s rich in vitamins and cancer-preventing phytochemicals called glucosinolates. And because kale is deep green […]

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March 9

Avocado health benefits and recipes

Avocados are well-known for their digestive and heart health benefits—the latest news suggests avocados may have blood cancer-fighting benefits as well.  Check out our picks for top avocado health benefits and some of our favorite delicious avocado recipes!   Avocados, like tomatoes, are technically a fruit, but they’re usually used in cooking as a vegetable. […]

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February 3

5 Components of a heart healthy diet

Understanding the five components of a heart healthy diet can help you eat your way to better cardiac health! Check out these recommendations from the Mayo Clinic about which foods to choose and which foods stay away from in each category. Fruits and Vegetables   In general, people are not consuming enough raw fruits and […]

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February 3

15 Best foods for heart health

Avoiding unhealthy foods, and eating a diet rich in nutrients, fiber, and healthy fats will improve your overall heart health and lower your risk of heart attack.   Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among American adults affecting more than 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. But, the good news is, you can literally […]

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January 5

10 Tips for better digestive health

Most people suffer digestive stress at one time or another. Regularity of the digestive system is important for the proper metabolism of the foods you eat so they can be utilized by the body. Here are our top 10 tips for improving your digestive health. Eat a high-fiber diet   One way to help your […]

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January 4

Superfood Salads-4 Tips and 4 Recipes

Salads are perfect for introducing superfoods into your lifestyle.  Superfood your salad with these 4 tips for making delicious and healthy salads along with 4 of our favorite superfood salad recipes!   4 Healthy Tips   Superfood salads contain healthy ingredients and are prepared using healthy cooking methods.  When you page through your cook books […]

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December 1

Healthy holidays—3 delicious healthy recipes

Staying healthy through the holidays is challenging when temptations are all around you!  Try these delicious healthy recipes at your holiday table this year.   Finding some healthy recipes you enjoy to share with your friends and family can help you avoid some of the not-so-healthy options at the table.   Fall brings an abundance […]

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December 1

Concierge medicine: an affordable, patient-centered alternative

With all the buzz about insurance providers dropping coverage and skyrocketing premiums and deductibles, it’s a good time to consider alternative options, such as concierge medical care.   A concierge medical program—often referred to as boutique, retainer, and direct practice medicine—has many benefits, because it provides a more flexible physician-patient relationship that is not beholden to […]

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November 7

Don’t be afraid to eat carbs

Your body needs carbs—the right carbs, in the right quantities, at the right times.  Improperly consuming them can result in excess carbohydrates being stored as fat. Learn a healthy approach to eating carbs for optimum health that combines carbohydrate cycling and intermittent fasting with a diet rich in lean proteins and healthy fats.   “For the […]

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November 7

What is Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets that can stimulate healing of soft tissue. PRP therapy is an injection treatment that uses a person’s own blood. A simple blood draw is performed and the blood is taken and spun in a special centrifuge to separate the components and leave only […]

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October 4

Top women’s health issues, risk factors and 10 prevention tips

Heart disease, breast cancer, osteoporosis and diabetes are some of the top women’s health issues in the United States.   As we age, we become more susceptible to illness and disease, which means paying closer attention to our bodies to maintain overall good health.  In addition to adopting healthy lifestyle habits—such as quitting smoking, limiting […]

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October 4

Healthy recipe: pumpkin seed granola

After you carve your jack-o-lanterns this year, don’t just toss out the seeds! Try this healthy recipe pumpkin seed granola this fall.   Pumpkin seeds are actually very good for your health. They contain lots of nutrients and healthful fats. Roasting the seeds is simple and creates a delicious healthy snack that you can enjoy […]

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September 7

Anti-aging benefits of eating superfoods

The anti-aging benefits of eating superfoods include weight loss, increased energy, healthier immune system, improved heart health and even prevention from diseases like cancer.   Losing Weight   More than 70 percent of the United States’ adult population is overweight, and a third of that population is obese. Overweight is defined by having a body […]

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September 7

Disease fighting foods

Stock up on these disease fighting foods to help battle arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and cancer!   ARTHRITIS Oranges are a disease fighting food because because they are packed with vitamin C.  Not only do oranges help kick colds and boost immune systems, they help fight arthritis.  Citrus is high in beta cryptoxanthin, which […]

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August 2

Glutathione- the master antioxidant

Glutathione is the most powerful naturally occurring antioxidant in all human cells, and is often referred to as the body’s “master antioxidant”.  The ability to produce and maintain a high level of glutathione is critical to recovery from chronic illnesses, preventing disease and maintaining optimal health and performance.  Let’s explore glutathione benefits for your health. […]

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August 2

Stress and immune dysfunction- can stress make you sick?

Can cognitive and physical stress make you sick?  Unfortunately, yes.  It is well understood that stress can manifest in the body as a headache, back or neck pain, clenched jaws, grinding teeth, stomach cramps, insomnia or even skin irritations such as hives.  But on a more serious level, when you are stressed chronically or over […]

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July 5

Vitamin B12 and stress

What is the relationship between vitamin B12 and stress?  The fact is, high levels of stress can deplete your body of B vitamins, which are essential for the nervous and circulatory systems. It can also reduce the absorption of nutrients in your system from the foods you eat and the supplements you take.   Vitamin […]

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July 5

Stress and adrenal fatigue

Learn about the function of your adrenal glands and how stress can lead to adrenal fatigue and can cause unwanted symptoms such as anxiety, depression, fatigue, indigestion, weight gain, reduced tolerance to stress and irregular sleep cycles.   What do your adrenal glands do?   The adrenal glands produce hormones that help maintain the balance […]

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July 5

Weight loss success story- featured client testimonial

Cheena is a Metabolix Wellness Center client, who shares her inspiring wellness and 20 pound weight loss success story. Watch the brief video clip and read her story below.     “When I was recently diagnosed with a chronic illness, I was shocked and upset.  I had no idea it would turn out to be […]

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June 6

Cardiovascular disease symptoms, risk factors and prevention

Understanding cardiovascular disease symptoms, risk factors and prevention can help you or a loved one in need.   Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the world and is responsible for one third of all deaths. The deadly combination of heart disease and stroke kills 17 million people every year, particularly those […]

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June 6

Men’s health screenings —a matter of life or death

Our list of recommended men’s health screenings that cannot be ignored.   Did you know that men die at higher rates than women of most leading diseases including heart disease cancer and stroke? On average American men live sicker and die younger than American women and men die an average of 5 years earlier than […]

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May 6

8 Delicious healthy protein shake recipes

Try one of these healthy protein shake recipes, all under 200 calories!    Dreamsicle Shake 1/2 Cup milk (skim, soy, almond or coconut) 1/2 Cup orange Juice 1 Scoop Trim® Fuel ProteinVanilla **Mix all ingredients and blend with 4­-6 ice cubes.   Nutty Monkey Protein Shake 1 Medium banana sliced and frozen (add 4­6 ice […]

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May 6

Women’s Health – Finding the right workout

Yoga, Pilates, boot camp…so many things to try, so little time! Whether you’ve exercised regularly your entire life or you’re just starting out, if you create a routine that you don’t enjoy, can’t afford, or can’t squeeze in, chances are good that you won’t stick with it. Here are our top tips for finding the […]

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April 4

11 Superfoods for Stress Relief

With lots to do and little time, stress eating and unhealthy snack choices are a pitfall we all must try to avoid.  Some superfoods may actually help reduce stress and tension, stabilize blood sugar and emotional response.  Take note of our picks for top 11 superfoods for stress relief.  Stock up on these superfoods and […]

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April 4

Stress eating —causes, effects and solutions

Why do our bodies signal us to eat in times of stress? Stress eating is common when facing difficult problems or even if you’re just feeling bored!  Emotional eating can really sabotage your weight management efforts.  Let’s explore what internal factors contribute to stress eating, including the role of cortisol and ghrelin in stress and […]

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March 3

14 Healthy habits

Your wellness, weight loss and fitness goals are more likely to be achieved when you develop healthier habits.  We’ve created this simple list of 14 healthy habit ideas for you to try!   Remember, the key to avoiding burnout with any new routine is to start small.  So, try a few ideas from this list […]

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February 29

Eat Healthy on the Go- 17 Tips

Eating on the go can be healthy.  Today, smart food choices are everywhere!  Here are some of our top tips to eat healthy on the go! Plan ahead. Eat healthy on the go by choosing your restaurant wisely.  Try to avoid dining out or getting take-out from restaurants with limited options or with unhealthy menu items […]

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January 28

Listen to your body type—8 telling traits

Do you have excess fat in your midriff and hips?  How about around your waistline or on the back of your arms?  Your body type is trying to tell you something.   Whether your body is an apple or pear shape, all body types are capable of maintaining a healthy body weight with the right […]

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January 28

10 Signs of Metabolic Distress

Weight management issues, low energy and fatigue are just a few indicators of metabolic distress.  Correcting a depressed metabolism is a vital step towards better overall health and wellness.   Metabolism is the chemical processes occurring within a living cell or organism that are necessary for the maintenance of life. A healthy metabolic drive is […]

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January 28

5 Hormones and how they affect your weight

When you daydream about food or grab a snack you really don’t need, your hormones are most likely the culprit. In many cases the key to weight loss is understanding hormones, not just calories.   People respond to weight management and exercise programs differently and often need a more comprehensive approach. As we know, body […]

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January 8

Enter our drawing for a complimentary Anti-aging Consultation and 20 units of Botox!

Loading… Got resolutions?  Get results!   Enter our drawing for a complimentary Anti-aging Consultation and 20 units of Botox $550 Value!   Why should you get an Anti-aging Consultation?   If you have health concerns related to aging, a consultation with a wellness healthcare provider at Metabolix Wellness Center will empower you to take charge […]

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January 8

Ask the expert—a doctor shares his secret for six pack abs

Yes, our founder and CEO has six pack abs.  At Metabolix Wellness Center, we practice what we preach and it starts at the top!  Dr. Brent Agin is 45 years old, is 6’ tall, weighs 185 lbs and has 9% body fat.   Clients turn to us every day for wellness based program recommendations, products […]

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December 7

Anti-aging, Hormone Optimization and Peptide Therapy

Increased cholesterol, a sluggish metabolism, low libido, loss of lean muscle mass and weight gain can all be caused by changes in the body associated with aging.  A TeleWellnessMD wellness healthcare provider can assist you with alleviating some of these undesirable symptoms of aging through hormone optimization and peptide therapy.  Let’s explore some of these […]

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December 7

Holiday Brunch — 5 Healthy Recipes – Metabolix Wellness

The holidays are here, and we want to help you stay healthy while you enjoy eating, drinking and being merry!  Whatever the occasion—Christmas morning, New Year’s Day or any festive day—a delicious brunch is a great way to celebrate with family and friends.  Try one of these delicious and nutritious recipes at your holiday brunch […]

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November 9

Enter our drawing for a complimentary Trim 20/30 Rapid Leaning Kit!

Loading… Metabolix Wellness Center Inspires Healthy Lifestyle Habits During National Diabetes Month   Metabolix Wellness Center is inspiring healthy lifestyle changes during the month of November in recognition of National Diabetes Month.   Diabetes is one of the top ten causes of death globally.  Approximately 387 million people worldwide are living with diabetes.  This number is expected […]

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November 9

Holiday shakes — 4 yummy recipes! – Metabolix Wellness

Ready or not, the holidays are here!  From parties with friends and colleagues to festive family meals temptations are abundant.  Stay in the holiday spirit and watch your waistline in between soirees with one of these simple, delicious, nutritious shake recipes all under 175 calories!   Peppermint Mocha Shake Chocolate Trim® Fuel Protein Shake: 1 […]

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October 3

Boosting Your Immune System

Its flu-season-eve and time to boost up your immune system!  Let’s explore some healthy habit and lifestyle factors can contribute to a stronger immune system.   Healthy living strategies   If you don’t get enough exercise, proper nutrition or rest you will likely be more susceptible to catching a bug.  Make sure you: Don’t smoke […]

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October 3

Breast Cancer

Many young women state that their biggest health fear when growing older is breast cancer.  On the flip side, many women don’t worry about breast cancer because it doesn’t run in their families.  This false sense of security can be a costly mistake if it keeps you from having preventative testing.   Let’s explore breast […]

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September 1

7 healthy habits for pro-aging

Over the years, thousands of people have searched for the elusive Fountain of Youth and great strides have been made in uncovering the secrets to aging healthfully and lengthening the lifespan.  There’s no magic pill for good health and longevity, it takes commitment to give up poor eating habits, make changes to reduce stress and […]

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September 1

Aging beautifully — loving the skin you’re in

Skin damage—what can you do about it?  Too much sun, too little moisture, smoking and an inadequate diet impact the health and appearance of your skin.  Let’s explore how your skin ages and some skin-care tips to help you avoid skin cancer and wrinkles.  Taking good care of your skin keeps it—and you—looking younger for […]

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July 28

8 Ways to make sure you get enough H2O

Staying hydrated during the summer can be a challenge!  You can go for almost two months without food but only a few days without water.    Let’s explore why your body needs water—especially as your body ages—how water can reduce health complications and stress on your body, and our top 8 tips to jazz up your […]

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July 28

Sports and fitness injury prevention tips—8 Signs you may be overdoing it

Whether you’re just starting a new routine or maintaining top shape these universal prevention tips can spare you from unnecessary sports and fitness related injuries.   Preventing injury   Of course if you’re new to strength training, make sure that you talk to a professional first about your general fitness and health.  If you can […]

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July 8

Fibromyalgia Explained

The American College of Rheumatology estimates that fibromyalgia affects as many as 12 million Americans.   90% of people who suffer from the disorder are female.   Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread pain, abnormal pain processing, sleep disturbance, fatigue and often psychological distress. The symptoms of fibromyalgia often occur in flare-ups and all of […]

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July 8

Inflammation Causes and Effects

What do heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer and aging have in common? Chronic systemic inflammation is an underlying cause of many seemingly unrelated diseases and premature aging. Even depression has been linked to the inflammatory response.  As humans grow older, systemic inflammation can inflict devastating degenerative effects throughout the body. Inflammation is a part […]

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June 22

Decreasing Stress to Live a Longer, Better Life

Chronic stress can be particularly damaging to your overall health and well-being especially as you age.  Some studies show that 43 percent of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress and 75 to 90 percent of all doctor’s office visits are said to be for stress-related ailments and complaints.  Learn to recognize the symptoms […]

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June 22

Top 8 bedtime tips to catch your ZZZs for better health

Sleep is nature’s restoration period and significantly affects your overall physical and mental health.  While you sleep your body restores your immune system, your nervous system, and even your muscular and skeletal systems.  Certain hormones and brain-related proteins also restore while you sleep.  So if you don’t sleep well or enough (or both), your body […]

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