Weighing the Value of Vitamin D

Although the amount of vitamin D adults get from their diet is often less than what’s recommended, exposure to sunlight can make up for the difference. However, not all people are living in regions that will provide enough exposure to the sun. Older adults and people with dark skin may not get enough vitamin D. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for adults is 600 IU of vitamin D a day which increases with age Some foods rich in vitamin D ...

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Weight Loss and Body Composition

Many of our patients have the opportunity to learn about “body composition” when they start a weight loss program at New Horizon. There is good reason to understand this term and what it means to all of us, especially as we age. Body composition is simply a measure of fat to lean tissue such as muscle.
Many of our weight loss patients learn that in the initial phase of weight loss, changing the ratio of fat to muscle ...

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Toxins, Detox, New Horizon Norwood MA

The New Year is here and you have wondered about detoxing your body after hearing others give rave reviews of how they feel after their cleansing. You may not have clarity about detoxing, but your curiosity keeps you in search of more understanding.
Simply put, detoxification is a process that is crucial in helping your body stay healthy. Anthropology studies have shown that cultures from around the world have historically had cleansings and fasting rituals allowing them to refresh their ...

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Norwood MA Weight Loss the right way

After all of the expensive weight loss programs you have endured, wouldn’t it be nice to discover a program that could be covered by the health insurance you and your employer pay for every month? It only makes sense that if insurance pays for preventive care now, it can avoid larger claim pay outs later when a person has for example become diabetic. New Horizon will help explain how this revolutionary approach can work in your favor. ...

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New Year Resolution Time

The winter solstice has passed and the days are getting longer. Plans for spring are already brewing as we patiently wait for the new fallen snow to melt. As we finish celebrating the holidays and begin to turn our attention to meaningful resolutions for 2013, health and weight loss seem to surface as a priority.
There are so many options, one can get lost in the quagmire and even forgo taking action because they are engulfed in confusion. A sensible ...

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CorporateWellness Partnerships

As we slide into 2013, we have received calls asking about corporate wellness programs to address weight loss, obesity and related diseases in the work place. These are great inquires as new legislation is encouraging employers to make available specific wellness programs to their employee population. Employees that actively participate in a comprehensive health and wellness program are found to be healthier because they have lost weight, lowered blood pressure and cholesterol, have improved their confidence and attitude, ...

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New Horizon Weight Loss

New Horizon Weight Loss is anticipating a successful second year of practice in Norwood. Since opening in December of 2011 it has been received as the most comprehensive provider of weight loss program(s) in the area. New Horizon specializes in working with each patient it receives on an individual basis with a lazer focus on specific diet and physical activity requirements. Because New Horizon Weight Loss is a full medical facility, it accepts all major insurances for services ...

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OPTIFAST Program at New Horizon in Norwood, MA

This blog is designed to provide some basic information on the OPTIFAST Weight Loss Program offered at New Horizon in Norwood, MA. The blog is in response to a number of questions being asked about how the program works. Everything you would want to know about the OPTIFAST Weight  Management Program can be found on the optifast.com website which is very comprehensive.

New Horizon is one of a few facilities throughout MA and RI that offers the program. The New Horizon medical ...

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Winter and Weight Loss in Norwood MA

The winter solstice has passed and the days are getting longer. Plans for spring are already brewing as we patiently wait for the new fallen snow to melt. As we finish celebrating the holidays and begin to turn our attention to meaningful resolutions for 3013, health and weight loss seem to surface as a priority.
There are so many options, one can get lost in the quagmire and even forgo taking action because they are engulfed in confusion. ...

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Weight Loss Norwood

Two thirds of Americans are obese and over half of our children are overweight or obese. The problem lies in the fact that our children are prone to developing high blood pressure and are put at risk of severe coronary artery disease. They are also at risk of developing a number of other diseases and disorders related to obesity.

At New Horizon of Norwood MA we help reverse many of the symptoms and prevent obesity associated diseases and disorders by providing ...

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