Weight Management

Attempting to lose weight can be daunting for many of us. The good news is that there are a number of natural weight loss products available now that can aid us in our quest to shed pounds. In addition to information about our favorite products, we’ll be posting our best natural weight loss tips, from diet to exercise to the best types of foods to eat to lose weight. While there are no easy fixes when it comes to losing pounds, our practitioners and Project Wellness can provide you with information about the all natural weight loss products that meet our strict quality and efficacy standards. Don’t give up! Help is out there, naturally.

A Little Help for Your New Year’s Resolutions

A Little Help for Your New Year’s Resolutions

Have some healthy goals for your 2011? Whether you’re hoping to detox, de-stress, or just de-compress this year, we got some expert tips from Karin DiGiacomo, Wellness Counselor at our La Jolla location. Here’s what Karin says: Resolution: Lose weight Most people benefit from a detoxification program to prepare their bodies for losing weight....

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10 Ways to Boost Metabolism

January 1, 2013
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10 Ways to Boost Metabolism

The new year is here—and for many of us, that means a renewed focus on healthy weight management. Here are a few tips and tricks for keeping your metabolism in check as you start working toward a healthier weight. First, a primer on the way metabolism functions in our body. Simply put, metabolism is...

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Join the Personal Weight Challenge!

Getting fit and staying healthy is about to get easier! New this year, we’re helping customers meet their weight management goals through individualized nutrition and supplement consultation sessions—along with helpful encouragement—from one of our expert practitioners. Customers can enroll in the Personal Weight Challenge (PWC) program for a low $20 monthly fee, which includes...

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Natural Weight Management: Is There Truth Behind the Hype?

Natural Weight Management: Is There Truth Behind the Hype?

You’ve probably heard the hype about some new naturally derived weight loss supplements on the market today. Here, we explore how they work, and how they might be able to help you meet your weight management goals. Green Coffee Bean Taking green coffee bean extract isn’t just like drinking a cup of coffee: unroasted...

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Adaptogens in Focus: Rhodiola

May 18, 2012
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Adaptogens in Focus: Rhodiola

On nearly every continent, there are plants that contain particular substances and chemicals capable of altering the human physiological and emotional reaction to stress. Known for thousands of years and utilized by cultures around the globe, these healing herbs and fungi—what we now call adaptogens—convey a resistance to chemical, physical and psycho-emotional stressors when...

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30 Day Challenge, Week 2: Progress

30 Day Challenge, Week 2: Progress

Our 30 Day Weight-Management Challengers are well on their way to eating and feeling better, and they’re letting us know how their new routines are working out for them. Susan, a Challenger from our San Francisco location, had this to say this week: “I am really happy that I am doing this–working with Pharmaca–as...

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Ask the MD: Healthy weight management

Ask the MD: Healthy weight management

We’ve gathered some common questions about weight management and posed them to the chair of our Integrative Health Advisory Board (IHAB), Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD. Here is his sage advice about maintaining a healthy weight. What integrative therapies can I use to manage my weight? First off, keep in mind that there are no...

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Ask the MD: Healthy Weight Management

January 3, 2012
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Ask the MD: Healthy Weight Management

We’ve gathered some common questions about weight management and posed them to the chair of our Integrative Health Advisory Board (IHAB), Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD. Here is his sage advice about maintaining a healthy weight. What integrative therapies can I use to manage my weight? First off, keep in mind that there are no...

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Boost Your Exercise Potential with Nature

September 2, 2011
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Boost Your Exercise Potential with Nature

We came across an interesting story from Berkeley Wellness about how “green exercise”—as in exercising in nature—can boost the restorative effects of working out. We’re lucky here in Boulder, Colo., to be surrounded by easy (and beautiful!) places to get into nature and take a breather, and we love that doing so can help...

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Cayenne pepper may aid in weight loss

Cayenne pepper may aid in weight loss

Long used for a variety of purposes in Chinese, Japanese and Ayurvedic medicine, cayenne pepper has now been shown to act as an appetite suppressant and to burn calories. A recent study in the journal Physiology & Behavior explained how capsaicin, the active ingredient in hot peppers can help reduce hunger and encourage calorie...

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