The ketogenic diet first gained fame through its effectiveness for weight loss. The high-fat, low-carb diet promotes nutritional ketosis–a normal metabolic state marked by moderate levels of ketones in the blood. The idea with carb restriction in terms of weight loss is that it prompts the release of body fat to be burned or converted to ketones for energy (extra dietary fat also contributes to ketone production). For decades, much of dieting focused on counting caloric intake. But not keto. Let’s explore why you should be paying more attention to the types of food consumed instead of that little number on the back of a nutrition label.
B12 is a water-soluble vitamin we all need to stay healthy and feel great. It is involved in metabolism with every cell in the human body and has a significant impact on DNA synthesis, energy production, nerve cell health, red blood cell formation, and neurological function.
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There are significant differences between health insurance (whether through private plans with shared costs with an employer or paid for out-of-pocket) and private health management. The major difference? One can provide a level of care that far exceeds the other. Here’s why:
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Prevention is not simply earlier diagnosis. True prevention starts with the foundation of your body - micronutrients.
This flu shot vaccine reminder comes after a particularly intense flu season last year, which sent more than 30,000 people to the hospital, and resulted in 329 deaths in California, and killed 171 children nationwide — the highest number recorded in any non-pandemic year since 2004 when the CDC began tracking pediatric deaths. To properly protect yourself this flu season, the CDC recommends that all adults and children older than six months be vaccinated by the end of October 2018.
Patronus Medical is proud to announce that we are a Gold sponsor for the 2018 Necker Cup taking place November 24-29. The 2018 Manuka Doctor Necker Cup presented by Metal features a doubles pro-am tennis tournament on Sir Richard Branson's private island. If you are in attendance, please look for our team onsite.
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Our experienced nurses at Patronus La Jolla are passionate about helping others meet their health and wellness goals. Book a visit at the La Jolla clinic to receive a customized treatment plan for your personal healthcare needs.
Gene editing: it is no longer science-fiction. Today’s scientists are using microscopic “scissors” to cut, alter and repair broken gene cells. This upcoming healthcare tool could be the answer to “incurable” genetic diseases, such as muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia and even cancer. Although the science behind it is still fairly new, gene editing may be the next big thing in ultra-personalized healthcare.
Have you ever skipped lunch to work through an important meeting? Missed out on breakfast because you just did not have time? As long as you are consuming nutritious food and not overeating, when you eat does not matter, right? As it turns out, when it comes to eating for your health, timing is everything.
It seems that now more than ever, individuals worldwide are moving away from traditional healthcare plans and towards exclusive private health management. The benefits are staggering, especially for those living in a fast-paced world. With private health management, there is no more waiting to get the healthcare you deserve. The world has changed, so why shouldn’t your medical care?