Weight Loss, Fitness and Nutrition at New Horizon

At New Horizon, our personal training staff works with each individual to help them adapt to exercise and physical activity that will provide two key benefits. Following a fitness assessment the training staff will first provide plans around aerobic activities which are so important for maintaining a healthy heart and cardio-vascular system. Secondly, they will work with you on adopting strength and conditioning routines that with help you increase your body strength and maintain healthy muscle mass. ...

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OPTIFAST, An Option at New Horizon in Norwood MA

New Horizon Weight Loss of Norwood MA is one of only a few locations throughout the State of Massachusetts that offers the time tested, medically supervised OPTIFAST meal replacement program. OPTIFAST is not just another diet plan. It is a comprehensive weight management program that combines important resources to help lose weight and keep it off. Comprehensive lifestyle education, expert counseling and ongoing personalized support are provided at every weekly visit.
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Vitamin D and Sunscreen

 

The North East has seen widespread vitamin D deficiency as a result of people spending less time exposed to the sun.  Adequate amounts of sunshine enhance biochemical pathways which regulate the circadian rhythm in the body which is responsible for the production of vitamin D and is also needed to strengthen bones and boost the immune system.

Low levels of vitamin D are a risk factor for developing cancer.  Studies have shown that moderate sun exposure actually reduces the rate of skin cancer ...

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Celebration!

Yes, today we had yet another patient reach a goal, in her case 50 lbs of weight loss in 26 weeks. On the surface this may not seem to be a big deal, but her program did not include any medications or artificial food products. She took the slow healthy road of working with the New Horizon staff on her nutrition, fitness and behavior modification. Because she has successfully modified her bahavior around nutrition and exercise, she ...

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New Horizon offers OPTIFAST weight management program

New Horizon health and Wellness Center located in Norwood, MA is an authorized administrator of the praised OPTIFAST weight management program. With a comprehensive staff consisting of practitioners, registered dietitians, wellness coaches and personal trainers, weekly visits by OPTIFAST patients achieve tremendous results. Major medical insurances cover the program visits. All of the details of the OPTIFAST weight management program are found at optifast.com. At New Horizon all meetings with patients are individual. There are ...

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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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A Calorie Killer, Do You Remember Jumping Rope?

For all our weight loss seeking readers out there, here is the challenge of the day:

Can you imagine grabbing a jump rope for you and your child and going out to the drive way or garage and trying to jump rope with them for 10 minutes? Such simple fun, but yet a bonding experience that will be remembered for a life time. Imagine doing it with them for a few weeks, months or a year? What will ...

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What is OPTIFAST ?

The OPTIFAST Program is a patient-centric medically supervised weight management program that closely monitors and assesses progress towards better health and emotional well-being. The program which usually lasts 26 weeks, utilizes a full meal replacement plan that transitions to self-prepared “everyday” meals in conjunction with comprehensive patient education and support. The OPTIFAST Program is designed for the severely obese, those with a body mass index higher than 35.

The OPTIFAST Program succeeds because it treats the whole patient focusing on ...

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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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Cholesterol Awareness

Cholesterol is a type of fat that is found in your blood. It is required for normal functioning but high levels can also be dangerous leading to heart attack or stroke.

High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) or “good cholesterol” helps clear bad cholesterol from your blood so it does not clog your blood vessels leading to complications.

Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad cholesterol” can build up in your blood vessels causing restriction of blood flow and increasing the chance of a heart attack.

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