"When you hit a weight loss plateau what to do?" One of the most common questions I get here Platinum Wellness goes a little something like this… I don’t get it Dr. I. I was losing 4–5 lbs a week and then all of a sudden nothing? What should I do? I’ve been eating well
A Life Changing Conversation Early this morning, while out mountain biking, I was reminded of a life changing conversation I had years ago with one of my favorite patients. She came in, as most do, looking to lose a good amount of weight, increase energy and get off a few meds. She had previously worked with
At Platinum Wellness we do not “treat” high cholesterol or cardiovascular dis-eases, we treat people. We start with a simple question when someone seeks guidance from us, “what’s causing your cholesterol to be high?” The traditional approach to lowering cholesterol tends to put less emphasis on this question, and more on treating the symptom (high
Here’s Why You’re So Frustrated Trying to Lose the weight…. The Old Way… You pick a diet plan, cross your fingers and pray it works. You count points, eat pre-packaged meals, try to exercise more and eat less. When that doesn't work switch to Keto, paleo or intermittent fasting… No results? Try HCG, Phentermine, liposuction
How would you like to lose 10, 20 even 50 or more pounds and look and feel better than you have in years? How about having the energy to keep up with your kids or grandkids and say goodbye to those prescriptions medications without roller coaster diets and constant effort? If you’re like most people
We all have at least heard of popular diets like Atkins and South Beach before, and some of you have maybe even tried them. Our guess is that they didn’t provide you with the exact results you wanted or expected. Why is this? Well, unfortunately, fad diets bring a lot of dangers and risks with
Hungry when you think you shouldn't be? There might be a reason that's never even crossed your mind. It could have to do with your environment, diet or your own body. Consider everything mentioned below, and if you have questions or think this applies to you let us know and we can help! Why Am
What is EWOT (exercise with oxygen therapy) and how can it help me? Exercise with oxygen therapy shortly abbreviated as the EWOT is one of the most effective and inexpensive methods of physical exercise method. All beings on the earth depend upon oxygen for survival, the oxygen plays a vital source for the normal healthy
“If my thyroid is normal according to my lab work, why do I have all the symptoms of low thyroid?” Hey guys Dr. Infantino from Platinum Wellness in Phoenix here! Today I thought I’d dive into one of the most common questions I get. The Symptoms Symptoms of a low thyroid like fatigue, poor sleep,
In my 30 years of teaching people how to lose weight fast, I’ve probably seen it all. Are you ready for real fast fat loss the right way? People have come to me who have tried everything from hCG and bypass surgery to counting points, keto, intermittent fasting- you name it, people have done it!
Incredibly, healthy bacteria in your gut called normal flora should make up about 90% of the cells that make up our entire body from head to toe! Think about that…all cells you can see that make up your body total about 10%. The other 90% should be healthy bacteria in your gut. Bacteria should outnumber
Signs You Have Leaky Gut If you are dedicated and serious about healing leaky gut and autoimmune disease, I need you to know about a recent study that IDs seven food additives that trigger leaky gut, or at the very least contribute to the condition.
Like many people, you probably want to start the year off right and feel inspired to keep up your good habits through 2021. A natural detox cleanse can help you to feel both cleansed and inspired. Whether you’re suffering from digestive issues or you simply want to try something new like a vibration exercise machine,
According to the World Health Organization, overweight and obesity are the prime causes of global deaths. Nearly 2.8 million people die every year due to overweight body and obesity numbers far surpassing Covid deaths. Obesity in the United States is considered an epidemic. The problem is it is like a slow poison. Kind of like
Some people are unable to reach their weight loss goals even after regular exercise and a balanced diet. This can be due to hormonal imbalances. Many people don’t know about the association between weight loss and hormones. Sometimes a fit exercise regime and a healthy diet might not be sufficient to fix these hormonal issues.
Obesity and overweight have become a major problem in today’s generation. According to the data by WHO, it shows that around 30% of the world population is suffering from obesity and overweight. This is quite a huge number. Nearly 40% of the youth is suffering from obesity.
Obesity and being overweight are severe issues among the public today. While being overweight does harm to the body and overall well-being. Losing weight is a MUST in some health conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, joint troubles, and high cholesterol. Weight loss depends varies person to person and bodies respond differently to weight loss. Therefore,
Finding answers to the weight loss puzzle has never been easy. Generally, humans look for quick weight loss fixes and therefore pick up fad diets, crash diets and other shortcut methods without realizing the fact that diets alone may not work in the long run. Our bodies respond in a different manner to different foods.
Have you ever heard the saying “everything in moderation”? Well, there is some truth behind it when it comes to what you eat. Take fats, for example – a lot of people believe they need to cut out fats from their diet completely or only consume “low fat” options. This is not completely true. Our
Many people have jobs where they are sitting down for the majority of the day. Besides back problems, too much sitting now allegedly causes or contributes to other health issues. The article below dives into this topic and offers methods to counteract too much sitting and how to eradicate sitting for too long. For some,
For those of you who suffer from leaky gut or are at risk for it the foods, you are eating could contain ingredients that are contributing to that. Eating “clean” is a goal everyone should have, but we know that comes with challenges so the convenience of other foods/meals sometimes outweighs that goal. Some ingredients
The body’s metabolism does more than affect how one processes food and nutrients. A “slow” metabolism could be the result of many things including your genetics. The good news is there are little things you can do to “boost” your metabolism to feel better and help you lose weight. Read about them below and try
Sugar (artificial and real) is the culprit behind a lot of negative health effects like cavities and weight gain. A lot of people try to monitor and control how much sugar they take in in order to lose weight or just feel better from the inside out. However, sugar is hiding in more foods than
“I haven’t lost any weight? What am I doing wrong?” Weight loss plateaus happen to the best of us. Even if you’ve been doing absolutely everything you’re supposed to, you may still find yourself glaring at the number on the scale and wondering what in the world went wrong. Take a deep breath. The most
Ask anyone about weight loss and they’ll say–most likely–that it all boils down to eating less and exercising more. Well… that’s not exactly how it works. We’ve helped hundreds of people lose weight, and here’s a list of the top reasons it’s so hard for you to drop those pounds—even if they try to eat less
If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re one of the people out there who knows how extremely important water is—but unfortunately doesn’t seem to get enough of it. Short of sitting down and chugging several cups of water, what should a person do to intake enough water?
Life is just plain exhausting. Admit it, you’re tired. February has already come and gone, and there’s still so much to do! Lucky for you, we are here to educate you on how to keep your energy up. If you follow these guidelines, you can put a spring in your step this year, and you
Oscar Wilde said, “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” If you are having difficulty with weight loss, did you ever think that it could stem from a difficulty with loving yourself? Half of the weight loss game is mental! If you are not happy now, no amount of self-improvement will change
An aligned back and body brings many benefits! Besides getting chiropractic care from Dr. Infantino, there are things you can be doing on your own to keep good alignment. Posture is what you probably think of first, but there are other things you can be doing, too. Check out the list of five tips below
It can be challenging to get in the right mindset when making diet, exercise or lifestyle changes. Most of us have likely fallen victim to believing at least one of the 10 beliefs in the article below which has, in turn, prevented the full commitment to a change. Read the list below and the suggestions