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Thyroid Disease 101: The Root Cause of Your Fatigue, Weight Gain, and Hormonal Imbalances?

Posted on 1/23/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: inflammation, metabolism, stress, thyroid
Currently, about 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, and more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime (American Thyroid Association, 2013). This epidemic has only continued to grow in my practice over the years, and unfortunately, up to 60% of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition!

How to Achieve Long-Term Weight Loss

Posted on 1/15/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: blood sugar, metabolism, weight loss
With the start of the New Year, weight loss is one of the most common topics. With world obesity at 35% and continuing to rise, there’s been a corresponding emergence of related diseases (World Health Organization, 2013). At DBC, we’ve seen and treated thousands of patients with these issues for over twenty years through our science-based weight loss programs...

Health Biomarkers Series: Basal Metabolic Rate

Posted on 8/22/2013 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: Health biomarker, metabolism
Another important biomarker of health that has a significant impact on the quality of health and life is the basal metabolic rate (BMR). BMR is the amount of calories burned at rest in a 24-hour period. Depending on body size, I look for a range of 1500 – 2200 calories burned at rest in 24 hours. DBC measures this very accurately with our Bio-Impedance Analysis machine...