Archive for November 2013

Non-invasive Slimming Technologies

Non-invasive Slimming Technologies

Keeping your body in prime shape can be a challenge. It may be because you dislike the gym and love food too much, or it might just be because your body is stubborn. A lot of people wonder what the solution to having a perfect body is, and while many have heard of new innovations in slimming technologies, most do not understand how they work to actually help you burn fat.

In today’s post, we talk about Ultrasonic Fat Cavitation, a non-invasive slimming technology that removes unwanted fat from targeted areas.

Ultrasonic Cavitation forces a powerful sound wave to the fat cell membranes, which causes them to succumb to the pressure and liquify, after which they are able to easily be expelled though the body’s normal metabolic method.

The procedure is becoming increasingly popular due to it’s non-invasive quality. There is no surgery involved, which makes it an efficient service as patients do not have any recovery time and also do not have to go through any pain during the procedure. Many people also use this technology as a way to target cellulite, in addition to using it as a method of body contouring and reshaping.

While the targeted areas this technology is used for can differ from patient to patient, it is a common solution to removing fat cells in areas such as the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, upper arms, and love handles.

For more information watch our doctor explain some of the slimming technologies used at our medical center in this video.


5 Foods that Increase Your Metabolism

5 Foods that Increase Your Metabolism

Everyone knows the importance of eating healthy – apart from helping your body perform better, it’s one of the key aspects to keeping your body fit and in perfect shape.

A little secret we’d like to share is the fact that there are some super foods that can help you keep your diet golden and increase your metabolism.

1) Grapefruit
According to past research, grapefruits can help reduce insulin levels – which in turn helps your body process food faster. The faster this happens, the less fat you keep stored in your body and the more calories you burn.

2) Green Tea
Green tea is well-known for it’s wide array of benefits. The caffeine found in green tea helps accelerate your heart rate and also increases your metabolism. What’s great is that the chemical EGCG is found in green tea – an ingredient that stimulates your nervous system and allows your body to burn calories at a faster rate.

3) Almonds
While almonds are known to be high in calories, they are filled with essential fatty acids that do wonders to boost your metabolism.

4) Oatmeal
A classic breakfast option, oatmeal is one of the super foods that is rich in fat soluble fiber, which means that it requires a lot of calories to break down. In addition to this, it also helps reduce cholesterol levels.

5) Hot Peppers
While it might sound like an odd option, hot peppers contain capsaicin – a chemical that helps boost your metabolism, and also helps to keep the calorie burn going for longer after you have finished your meal.

Reach for these snacks the next time you are looking for something to nibble on. Not only are they good for you, but they can actually help you loose weight the more that you eat them!