Are You A Sugar Addict?

I have a confession: not three years ago, I was scooping five teaspoons of sugar into my coffee every morning. Oh, and since I regularly drink coffee in the afternoon, I did the same at 3:00 p.m. And I’d probably have a Coke at lunch. Yes, I am a former sugar addict.   Despite my degrees […]

The Real Problem Isn’t Coconut Oil

Last week, there was an article published in USA Today entitled “Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy.” Why this claim? An advisory board to the American Heart Association deemed it unsafe for consumption because the saturated fat increases LDL cholesterol. And of course increased LDL cholesterol causes cardiovascular disease, right? Wrong! In the […]

Eat Fat. Get Skinny.

I have a few go-to lunch spots when I want to go low-carb. One of them is Chipotle. Recently, as I headed out to pick up my usual bowl, I asked my employee, Aliza (she handles Finance for GCM), if she wanted me to pick her up something. She gave me her order, which included […]

B12 and the Brain

When indicated, members of our practice receive complimentary B12 shots, which experts say may improve energy and mood, among other health benefits. Check out this recent article in the NY Times to learn more about how B12 may improve brain function: The NY Times: Vitamin B12 as Protection for the Aging Brain If you would […]

Tracking Your Progress: InBody Technology

What is InBody? Developed in the early 1990s at Harvard Medical School, the FDA-approved InBody scale allows us to measure body composition—a more accurate measure of health and predictor of health risks compared to the traditional body-mass index (BMI). How does it work? The InBody technology works by an electrical current to measure levels of muscle and fat […]

New InBody Scale Helps Track Body Composition

Griffin Concierge Medical is pleased to announce it is now offering patients the opportunity to use an InBody Scale in the office. Created by Dr. Kichul Cha in the early 1990s at Harvard Medical School, the FDA-approved InBody scale allows people to measure their body composition. Body composition can be a more accurate measure of health and predictor of health risks, as compared to the traditional body mass index.

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