Wellness Articles


You’ve Received Your Results, Now What?

You’ve already taken the first step in your health journey by testing your metabolic markers with our Weight Biology Kit and are now armed with the information to improve your...

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3 Foods to Improve Your PCOS Symptoms

Polycystic ovary syndrome, otherwise known as PCOS is a hormonal disorder that affects one out of ten women in their reproductive years. Women with PCOS usually experience metabolism issues like...

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How to Save on Your Weight Biology Kit

Healthcare costs are never fun to discuss because they add up so quickly, especially in the US. Luckily, if you have a Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account...

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Metabolic Health

Recipe: Sheet-Pan Caprese Chicken Thighs

This riff on the classic tomato-basil-mozzarella combo is as simple and pared down to make as it is impressively tasty to eat and a thing of beauty to behold. Pesto...

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Ingredient Spotlight: 7 Reasons You Need B Vitamins

In the world we live in today, maintaining optimal health can be a challenge. Stress, poor diet, and lifestyle factors out of our control can lead to nutritional deficiencies, leaving...

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Are Weight Loss Drugs Worth the Investment?

It’s no secret that weight loss drugs like Wegovy come with a hefty price tag, and more and more insurance companies are not wanting to cover that cost—even though the...

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SoWell News

“Why Do I Feel Fatigued on GLP-1s?” and More Questions Answered

Our founder, obesity medicine physician Dr. Alexandra Sowa, recently joined a conversation with the ladies from the Plus SideZ podcast to answer questions on everything from the science behind metabolic...

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Understanding the Link Between PCOS and Diabetes

While PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome, and diabetes may seem to be unrelated at first glance—there’s actually more overlap between the two conditions than you might think. According to the CDC,...

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The Truth About Getting Off Ozempic

Talk of Ozempic is everywhere these days, but weight loss medication is nothing new. It’s been safely used since 2017 to help treat type 2 diabetes and promote weight loss....

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Weight Loss

What to Eat (and What to Avoid) on a GLP-1 Medication

GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) medications are a class of drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity. They mimic the effects of GLP-1, a hormone naturally produced in the gastrointestinal...

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5 Benefits of Semaglutide

Don’t let fear-mongering headlines stop you from learning more about Ozempic and Wegovy Obesity is a complex and prevalent health issue, impacting millions of Americans and posing significant challenges to...

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Join a Weight Loss Support Group For Long-Term Success

Weight loss support groups can jump-start your weight loss journey and set you up for long-term success. That added layer of accountability and support from others in the same boat is a powerful thing,...

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48 Natural Remedies to Treat Symptoms of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can be difficult to treat, but an individualized approach can go a long way toward long-term wellbeing. Hormonal conditions don’t present the same for everyone, so...

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Follow a PCOS Diet That Actually Works — Here’s How.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), or polycystic ovarian syndrome, is an endocrine disorder that wreaks havoc on hormone levels for many women of child-bearing age. Common symptoms include infertility, cysts, ovulation...

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Treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome With Inositol

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) often have difficulty with insulin regulation. This can lead to weight gain, infertility, and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.  Women struggling with...

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Is BMI Like TMI?!?

If you’ve ever been worried about how much you weigh or you’re on a journey to weight loss, you’ve probably heard of BMI. The first thing most people on a...

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Insulin Resistance

What is Insulin Resistance and Why Is It Important?

The terms insulin and insulin resistance often come up when discussing diabetes or blood sugar. But what is insulin resistance, really? The answer requires a bit of an explanation of...

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What is Type 2 Diabetes and How Does it Affect My Health?

What does it mean to have type 2 diabetes? Here’s what you need to know about the most common type of diabetes, a condition that affects more than 1 in...

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