Friday, March 21, 2014

Life, Without a Microwave...

Can you even imagine what it would be like to go into your kitchen not have the ability to cook a lean cuisine in three minutes, or not be able to heat up some left overs in 45 seconds?

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I study proper nutrition and healthy meal preparation, and as we all know, microwaves are bad news. They simply heat foods too quickly, destroy the structures of proteins, and leave your food even further depleted of nutrients than they were before. Microwaving your foods in plastic containers can release a number of health altering no-nos in just seconds, but that is not what I am writing about.

I am here to discuss what life is like without a microwave.

During the process of getting your health on track, the primary focus should be to consider what foods you are putting in your body. Secondly, you need to also address the emotional components that go into preparing those foods.

 The principle of The New-Start Solution diet plan is eating single ingredient foods.  Going to the meat isle and buying fresh, unfrozen, grass fed beef, or organic chicken. These foods require nothing from a microwave, and this is why they rarely get purchased. Fresh broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, oranges, grapes, onions, or any other produce do not require the use of the microwave, and these foods are passed right by.
Instead, we all tread to the frozen food section and seek out the quick, fast, and in a hurry to prepare meals that can just be popped into a microwave. In just a matter of minutes, dinner is served.  

What expense does this really have?

In America, we are living the microwave lifestyle, trying to get as much done in the shortest amount of time. We pass over the processes of enjoying the time we spend on this earth, slowing down our daily process and just doing the things that are vital for our survival. We wake up, pop a toaster strudel in the microwave, cover it with glaze, and then race off to work. For lunch, we seek a fast food restaurant because they can get us a cheeseburger and fries in about 2 minutes. Those foods are microwaved too. We scarf down the delicious treat as fast as possible because lunch hour is actually only 30 minutes in most jobs.  

We have learned to budget minimal amounts of time to our most vital task of the day, food, and the microwave is the culprit. OK, I shouldn't only blame the microwave. Since the release of the microwave in the 1970-80s, not completely sure on the exact release date, but since then, many negative changes have been made to the American Lifestyle. From the food pyramid to industrialization of insurance companies, many negative things. But for the sake of this article, we can't focus on changing everything, just one thing at a time.

wellness newstart, newstart, mozingo, mozHow many times have you wanted popcorn, and got the stove fired up? Never, because popping a bag (this side up) in and pushing the popcorn button on the front of the miracle machine is so much more efficient.
Bacon is now precooked and just 1 minute away from the table. Canned vegetables can ready to dine in 5 minutes. Rice cooked in 90 seconds in a bag. Baked potatoes used to take 45 minutes, now 6. Frozen, packaged, pancakes are thawed and cooked in one special place in just seconds.

All of these things are the systematic design of the simpleton, fast-paced, way of life that we have grown accustomed to. The unfortunate part of all of this is:


I have set my life up to maximize health and overall wellness by taking my life as far back to the basics as I can. I am in no way shape or form perfect, but I at least am trying. I have officially logged my personal telephone out of social media. I have taken time to restore friendships and conversation back to the basics of true, in person communications, and since January, I have started:

Life, without a Microwave.

Sure, this concept is cumbersome at times. Trying to get a two year old fed before they get upset without using a microwave can have its struggles. Reheating the leftovers from the night before is not as convenient, but I have spent more time connecting to the foods that I prepare for the family so much more. I can appreciate a wholesome cooked meal because I know that I didn’t take the easy way out. You learn so quickly which burner on the flat top stove heats up the fastest. You learn what temperature you need your skillet to be before you put the first dab of pancake batter on there. You fire the crock pot back up and plan a meal in the morning for the evening.

All things considered, life without a microwave has changed my way of thinking even more to the basics. Use the oven, cook bacon, mix pancake batters, and most importantly, connect with the food that you are eating. Food is the one source of life on this planet. Without food, you simply will not be. The health of every cell in your body is in direct relation to the quality of products you put on the end of your fork.

Do the Life, Without a Microwave Challenge.

columbus indiana chiropractor, massage columbus indianaI challenge each of my readers to try this for one week. Just 7 days. All you have to do is unplug your microwave, and let it sit.

It really isn’t hard to warm up leftovers. Just put them into a covered pot and turn the stove on. Sure, it will take 10 minutes, but what does this time matter? Are you really in too big of a hurry to apply 10 more minutes to a meal?

I can guarantee you one thing, if you are under the impression that you cannot live without the use of a microwave, your health is suffering. There are too many small things in life that you are missing, just because you are not taking time to appreciate it.

Do yourself a favor, take 7 days, pull the plug, and see how your life changes.

Dr. Moz

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Leptin and Ghrelin,The Mysterious Hormones Related to Weight Management.

Leptin and Ghrelin, the mysterious hormones related to weight loss and weight gain

I am going to start this blog by saying this.

trent mozingo, dr moz, dr mozingo, chiropractor dr mozingoThe current struggles with weight loss and weight management has become a very serious topic. The health status in this country continues to plummet and every physician should be setting out to tackle the obesity epidemic.

Again, I said every physician or health advocate should be setting out to tackle this epidemic…
every direct marketing connoisseur that is out to make a quick buck and get 7000 people under them so they can get a FREE BMW or whatever, by selling some miracle product with green coffee beans, Garcinia cambogias, acai berries, fat incinerators, metabolism boosters, etc.

If you are dead set that some weight loss pill is going to give you the results you want, you should stop reading now. To fully understand weight loss, you have to detach yourself from the thinking that you just need something to help boost your metabolism or just to eat less calories.

I apologize for that rant, but this is an important subject, and I get approached about three times a week with a new miracle pill and these sales persons just refuse to listen to the truths about scientific weight management.

Weight management is a very complex subject, and if you do not try to understand biochemistry on a hormonal level, you will never fully understand it.

Weight management is not just calories in, calories out.

This blog is not designed to give you all the answers you need to lose the weight you desire. This is not a concise weight loss plan. This is just a basis of information for you to take to your health care provider to discuss your goals and hopefully they will get you on a winning program.

This blog is here to help.

I am writing about two of the most currently researched hormones in regard to weight management, Leptin and Ghrelin. These two play a vital role in the maintenance of weight and appetite. There are many more hormones involved in the process of weight management, so to get the full story of what I am discussing, you should wait for further blogs, or the release of my first book, The 5:1 Weight Loss System.

The concept of leptin and ghrelin is very complex, confusing, and maybe not fully understood by any scientific practitioner. There have been countless amounts of research of these vital hormones, and many theories have been created. Sometimes, the concept can even confuse the person writing about these two hormones. I follow Dr. Mercola and a lot of his writing is spot on. But as you can read here in an article about sleep deprivation and overweight children you will see that his writing is conflicting of itself.

There are studies that show that ghrelin is the master hormone that regulates appetite, and in bariatric surgery, the majority of the weight lost can be linked to the removal of part of the stomach, inhibiting the body’s ability to produce ghrelin by association, decreasing the person’s appetite, and helping them achieve satiety with less volume.As you can see, in Dr. Mercola’s writing, he states that when children sleep more, they have benefits like lower levels of the hormone leptin. Then, the next paragraph states that if you are sleep deprived, you have decreased production of leptin??? This sounds very conflicting, right? Well it gets worse.

Other studies that analyze the serum levels of ghrelin showed that ghrelin levels are already decreased in populations with increased body fat tissue, and increased in leaner individuals, because ghrelin is responsible for helping the body eat less and decrease weight gain. So prior to the bariatric surgery, the overall levels of ghrelin are decreased in comparison to a leaner individual who isn’t a candidate for bariatric surgery. (Huh?)

Some studies show that weight loss can spike ghrelin levels in the body, trying to encourage weight gain while another study states that regaining weight after diet induced weight loss can be seen in patients with high leptin levels and low ghrelin. (Face palm)

I can go as deep as to discuss how ghrelin and leptin are related to insulin, and studies show that ghrelin inhibit the production of insulin, which is both bad and good, and insulin increases the secretion of leptin, which again, can be bad and good. Insulin promotes weight gain, but studies show that leptin promotes weight loss. (Pull my hair out)

I have put a list of cited articles at the end of this paper. You can read through them if you want, but trust me, the more you read about these two hormones, the more confused you are going to get. Heck, I am already confused about what I just wrote to give you a brief description of the research of these two complex hormones.

trent mozingo, dr moz, chiropractor in columbus So to be clear and concise, the general rule throughout the majority of research studies and physician beliefs of ghrelin is that it is the unwanted hormone because it drives hunger, and Leptin is desired to be elevated in the blood stream, and the only real problem with leptin is that you become resistant to its affects, similar to insulin.

There is a general concept that I want you to understand about this subject...

This article is my interpretation of many clinical studies of the two complex hormones of leptin and ghrelin. You can read any amount of research and satisfy your own craving for knowledge if you wish.

You can read Dr. Mercola, Hyman, or any other physician that has read the same research and tried to make some sense out of how Leptin is GOOD, and Ghrelin is BAD and how you don’t want to become “Leptin Resistant.”

I have read many different articles about this subject, and they ALL have one very specific thing in common..

Rephrase, they have very accurate research, but the interpretations are all backwards.

Again, this is my interpretation. If you do not agree with my fundamental principles of these hormones, feel free to comment.

Chicken and egg scenario.
Ghrelin is not the enemy or the savior. Neither is leptin. These two hormones can neither be praised nor scorned, they are just trying to do their job and they each get in the way of one another.

To describe the properties of these two hormones, would take a six page article in itself, so to be short and clear, I just want you to understand the basics of these two.

Ghrelin is a hormone that is released from the stomach and is linked to the impulse of hunger. Leptin is released from fat cells and linked to the feeling of satiety or fullness. These two hormones are inhibitory of each other, meaning, when one is elevated in the body, the other is decreased. Meaning, if you have severe hunger your stomach has produced a lot of ghrelin, and this will inhibit your fat cells from releasing any leptin.
It is easy to relate to ghrelin being bad, because it promotes hunger, and it is easy to promote the praise of leptin because it shuts off hunger... SORRY, scratch that way of thinking.

The most relevant studies have been made about the two hormones, but just like any scientific experiment, you first need to have a hypothesis, then experiment to prove whether it was right or wrong. The vast majority of these studies had the principle hypothesis of how leptin is good and achieves satiety and how ghrelin is bad and makes us fat.

First, you have to look at the propaganda involved in the production of these studies. Who is going to benefit from the positive outcome of the findings. Bariatric surgical centers want you to believe that ghrelin is the devil, and if you get this surgery you will reduce the production of ghrelin and give you health. Hormone clinics want you to believe that leptin is good, but you just have a hormone imbalance that needs addressed to decrease your chances of developing leptin resistance.

I have no bias to why people gain wait, or why it is so difficult to lose it. I have no ties to any clinic other than New-Start Health Center, so I only benefit from knowing the truth, and getting positive results in regard to weight loss. I have no reason to jump on any bandwagon with physicians that write beautiful articles discussing what they have found by reading research. To me, regurgitating the information from a research study is doing nothing more than become a proponent of whoever wanted the study performed. Instead, I think outside the box, design my own opinion, with no ulterior motive, unless you consider getting unparalleled results inside of my clinic, motive.

Now I have procrastinated long enough from giving you the goods that I promised, so here goes.

Start by thinking this, ghrelin is supposed to be high, and leptin is supposed to be low in the body.

Do not concern yourself with leptin resistance, or elevated ghrelin will make you hungry and overeat. Instead understand that leptin is produced from fat cells. If you have excess fat cells, you will produce excess leptin, seem simple enough?

With each article that I have read, it is clear that when you lose weight, leptin levels drop dramatically, and ghrelin levels increase. The reason for this is that ghrelin is the master hormone regulator of your body weight, but more importantly your, LEAN BODY MASS. Your body does not want to experience any radical changes in your lean body mass because it sees this as stress on the body and will put you into starvation mode. When you are in starvation mode, your metabolism will slow down and further the problem.  Dieting often results in us under eating the adequate amount of calories, and when this happens, your starvation mode, or natural preservation, system in the body will maintain your fat cell stores of energy, and you will start to break down your muscles for energy. Unfortunately, when you see the scale moving in a downward direction, this is bad, because you are decreasing your muscle mass, decreasing your lean body mass, and decreasing your resting metabolic rate (RMR). The RMR is your body’s ability to burn calories at rest. The only way to affect this is to alter your lean body mass. As you can see, altering your RMR, or altering your lean body mass will alter your ghrelin.

So what does ghrelin want?

The average American gains weight very slowly and steadily. If you were to gain 1-4 pounds a year, the body will not register this as a major insult to the body, so what happens is ghrelin levels are reduced ever so slowly and fat content rises. With the rising fat cells, more leptin will be produced. So according to a clinical study, overweight people have a lower level of ghrelin, and a higher level of leptin in regard to leaner individuals will make sense.

Ghrelin is satisfied when your lean body mass does not change, so when you sit at a desk all day and do nothing to promote muscle mass increase, your lean body mass will stay the same. Your fat content will grow and grow, but you will have no change to your muscles or organ structures. Ghrelin levels must go down, because as I stated before, the two hormones are inhibitory of each other. If you put on fat mass, and produce more leptin, your body’s natural reaction is to decrease the release of ghrelin.

Leptin resistance is the new fad reasoning for this phenomenon of elevated levels of leptin and is compared to insulin resistance.  

I have to agree, and as promised I am going to stay on track of talking about leptin and ghrelin without soapboxing about insulin, but I have to state this.

Leptin resistance and insulin resistance are very similar. Most clinical studies of insulin resistance and Type 2 Diabetes have a very specific bias and principle that is also BACKWARDS.

There is nothing wrong with your insulin, you just have too much of it that makes you resistant. You have too much of it because you have eating too much sugar. This is the same as leptin. There is nothing wrong with your leptin that causes resistance, you just have too much of it which solidifies my principle thinking..

Start by thinking this, ghrelin is supposed to be high, and leptin is supposed to be low in the body.

Lets get back to the point.

We are all interested in how I make sense of weight loss and these two complex hormones.
Well here goes, the only way to effectively lose weight and maintain the new weight, is to satisfy my principle thinking of these two hormones, elevate ghrelin, and decrease leptin.

Maybe you need more convincing of this principle.

It is impossible to lose weight with elevated insulin levels in the body, instead you need insulin levels low and elevated glucagon levels. Glucagon is the opposite of insulin, it removed energy from fat cells instead of storing it.

Well guess what hormone inhibits the release of insulin and promotes the release of glucagon?

Ghrelin, good ole ghrelin.

So back to the principles, you want elevated ghrelin because it will inhibit the release of insulin and promote the release of the fat burning hormone, glucagon.

Elevated insulin levels increase the release of leptin. Elevated insulin inhibits glucagon. Can you see what I mean?

IF you need this in more detail, I will explain it more clearly in my book, The 5:1 Weight Loss System.

Why weight loss is not easy?

You can not just eat less, exercise, and expect to lose weight properly. Again, this concept will reduce your lean body mass and make your ghrelin levels spike to cause the yo-yo dieting effect.

It is important to stop focusing on the scale to measure your weight loss. Instead, look into fat loss, or the conversion of fat tissue into muscle tissue. Typically, on a clean diet and exercise regimen, you shouldn’t even see a loss of weight for a few weeks. Adjusting your macronutrients will allow you to start to lose fat tissue, but you have to make sure you eat adequate proteins and fats to maintain your lean body mass.

Under eating causes a whole cascade of events, including a decrease in the function of thy thyroid. You will see your body temperature drop, and you metabolic function will suffer.

In conclusion:

The main concept that I want you to take from this writing is that the common fad about weight management and the issues inhibiting weight loss are typically in error. Leptin resistance is not as much of an issue as it is portrayed. You have to lose weight accurately, without crash dieting to maintain your lean body mass, and if you lose it, you will spike your ghrelin and start the cycle of yo-yo dieting. Under eating, over exercising, and starvation can all cause this negative release of the hormone ghrelin.

You need to have elevated ghrelin when losing weight to inhibit the release of insulin, and spike the release of glucagon. If your leptin remains high, and in obese people, it is, you will have elevated insulin, estrogen, and other weight storing hormones.

Do not worry about leptin resistance, because with effective weight loss, your leptin levels plummet and your metabolism will not fall into the trenches. You will maintain your energy levels, and as the weight comes off you will even see an improvement.

Stay Tuned for more on the rest of the hormones involved in this ever so complex concept, and remember, health is not a destination, it is a journey.

Dr. Moz

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A Health Crisis that is Taking JOBS!!!

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Get Your DOT Physicals Here!

I have done some research on the current industry that hauls our products all over the country to ensure we have what we want in the store we want it.

Semi Drivers are the vital part of our economy, allowing for each industry to get their product out to the customer.

Did you know that these drivers require extensive physical examinations to ensure they can continue to drive those 80,000 pound machines?

It is true, and it makes sense. You would want physically healthy people driving endless hours over the road, just because any accidents with these trucks are serious. Drivers should be alert, and not have any serious medical conditions that should impede their ability to drive over the road. So, I had to ask myself, what is the health status of the driving force of this industry?

As you know, I pride myself on doing research to help trend America into a healthier alignment. My research has fell a little alarming, to say the least.

The average CDL or commercial driver's license carrier is of the following:
  • 40+ years old
  • Male
  • Overweight
  • 2+ health conditions like
    • High cholesterol
    • High blood pressure
    • Pre-diabetic
    • Sleep Apnea
  • Depressed
  • Exhausted
One of the medications that is non-discretionary to take away a person's ability to drive with a CDL is insulin. Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in this country, and if a driver gets to this point of health, they will lose their license and ability to provide for the family. Don't let it go that far. Take your health seriously now.

You have heard about the New-Start Solution, and how I utilize it to treat a condition that most Americans are falling under,

The Progressive Decline Disorder.

This condition has effectively changed the way I look at health, health care, and the prognosis of my patients. I can clearly line out any patient's health on a scale of 0-100.

So you might be wondering where the average truck driver falls?

Unfortunately, on average, they fall at around 55-60% of health. As you can see on the chart below, it makes sense. Overweight, pre-diabetic, and getting worse.
Health Percentage Decline
The Progressive Decline Disorder
 I am not just writing the to say that our drivers are a danger to society, because the majority haven't gotten to a level of decline that is debilitating. The only factor is, how much worse will it get?

I have recently went through the credentialing program to become certified to do the DOT physical examination for these drivers. The main intent is to ensure the safety of drivers on the road.

When I perform a physical exam, I will do all of the required tests to satisfy the FMCSA, but I go beyond the gold standard. I want to make sure each driver knows their risk of developing a career ending condition.

As you can already see, in America, the trend is going to an epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes, and with a sedentary career like driving a truck, it is clear that our drivers are at the front of the lines in this trend.

I am going to work hard to prevent this progression in everyone I see for physical examinations. Make sure you keep your career, and stop the progression of Diabetes.

If you know a truck driver, semi, dump truck, wrecker, bus driver, etc, and you know they are struggling with weight, cholesterol, or other health conditions, forward them this email or make sure they call me. Whether they are in need of a physical now, or just want to be proactive for their next physical, it is important to start today and ensure better health for tomorrow.

Dr. Moz

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