Jim Krider, MD

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Artificial Sweeteners – weight loss killer

Weight loss Killers
Is your scale stuck? You are exercising on a regular basis and have eliminated junk from your diet, but the scale does not move. What’s wrong?

Diet Soda. This is one of the most common question I get, “How can my diet soda hurt? It has no calories.” Good question.

There really are not a […]

By |September 5th, 2016|Diet|0 Comments

Hypertension Problems? Could Be Too Many Potatoes

Looks like too many fries could be causing a lot of adults to suffer from hypertension.  At least that’s what researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are saying.

According to their research, a large quantity of potatoes and fries will increase your risk of hypertension, at least […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Diet, Hypertension|0 Comments

One Simple Ingredient To Lower Intake By 205 Calories

We all have daily habits and can be pretty set in our lifestyle.  But if you want to reduce your weight, you have two choices.  Either burn more calories (exercise) or take in fewer calories (dieting).
Lose Weight Without Burning More Calories
Wouldn’t it be great if there was something you could consume that would fill you […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Diet, General Health, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Risk Factor Awareness Not Working

After looking at 20 years of information on the subject, and even though campaigns have been launched all over the country, people are getting fatter, younger.

We know more than ever about heart disease risk factors and preventative lifestyle changes, but in spite of all that, we’re still seeing patients with severe heart attacks becoming younger […]

By |April 12th, 2016|General Health|0 Comments

Foods That Lower Diabetes Risk

Currently in the U.S. adult cases of diabetes is on the rise, just about everyone knows that.  What they don’t know is that there are foods that lower diabetes risk and in some cases even reverse it.  The good news is, you don’t have to deprive yourself of yummy food or even sweets.  In fact, […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Diabetes, Diet, General Health|0 Comments

Treat Inflammation Naturally

One of the greatest misconceptions today is with inflammation.  It’s a swelling that can cause burning, redness and pain but it’s more than that.  Some diseases cause inflammation that isn’t so obvious, not unless you’re specifically looking for it.  How can you treat inflammation naturally?  And more important, what’s really causing it?
Where Does It Come […]

By |March 16th, 2016|General Health|0 Comments

Gastrointestinal Health And Almonds?

Gastrointestinal health issues include disease to your digestive system, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.  If you suffer from any of these diseases you know how hard your life can be when you can’t eat, or you do eat and you […]

By |March 10th, 2016|General Health|0 Comments

Can Being Overweight Cause Memory Problems?

 Did you forget what you had for lunch yesterday?  Or maybe you just forgot the details of that meeting you had this morning?  It might not be age that’s causing your memory loss, it might be your weight.

According to a recent study done by the Department of Psychology at Cambridge there has been a link […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Diet, General Health, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Avocado A Day Could Reduce Cholesterol

An avocado a day could be the answer to your lipid profile.  On the other hand, I want to make it very clear that the secret is using the avocado IN PLACE OF saturated fats.  For example, instead of adding an avocado a day to your cheeseburger, you would REPLACE the cheese and just have […]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Diet, General Health|0 Comments

Goodbye BMI

It all started with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission imposing a new rule utilizing BMI (Body Mass Index) as a classification guide to allow employers to raise insurance premiums for employees who don’t meet a specified BMI.

40,420 individuals were used to conduct a study to determine how accurate BMI is at gauging metabolic health. […]

By |February 9th, 2016|General Health, Weight Loss|0 Comments