Category Archives: Obesity

Is This Keto Thing Just a Fad?

Is This Keto Thing Just A Fad? The big question is, is this Keto thing just a fad? You could start questioning because of all of the fad diets that you’ve looked at over the last 10 years. Think about this. We’ve seen the Atkins diet come and go. Macrobiotics. The Zone diet. The cabbage […]

The Most Common New Year’s Resolution

    Hello, it’s Glen Depke from Depke Wellness, and happy new year to you! Now, with the new year I want to talk about one thing that’s pretty consistent here, and not just right now, but also through the years. What do you think is the number one new year’s resolution most people will […]

The Secret About Weight Loss

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath I am going to cut to the chase right away today. Weight loss really has nothing to do with weight loss. I know, you’re thinking “Glen, are you crazy?” Crazy, maybe, but just being realistic here. Maybe we can say it’s just about weight loss if you are undergoing liposuction […]

Must Remove “This” to Lose Weight

Guest article by: Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.plastic bottle isolated on white background. A major cause of the obesity epidemic is the out of control level of phthalates or plasticizers which has flooded the human body. According to the U.S. government phthalates or plasticizers are the number one pollutants in the human body. They […]

The Weight Gain/Inflammation Cycle

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath People in general think that they gain weight because they eat too much and do not exercise enough. While this does play a role in weight gain, this does not explain the millions of people that go on diets and exercise, only to find that they still do not lose […]

Really, we’re dying sooner?!

by Glen A. Depke, Traditional Naturopath To get to the core of the recent release that our life expectancy has declined, let’s look at the difference between conventional medical care and traditional naturopathic care. I once had an intense conversation with a good friend of mine that is a conventional medical doctor about the horrific […]

How did I reach my high school weight?

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath You saw it right, I am currently at my high school weight! Not bad for 52 years old… I am not saying this to brag or rub it in the face of others dealing with weight issues. I am sharing this because I am no better or worse than you. […]

The Skinny on Weight Loss

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Weight gain, obesity and the challenges that arise from this fundamental imbalance is a significant cultural challenge for many of us and is truly at an epidemic proportion. Look at some simple stats in regard to weight gain. Obesity is common, serious and costly: More than 2 in 3 adults […]

Worried about hormones?

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath I am so excited that there was another recent adrenal summit called the Adrenal Reset Summit. After all, anything that brings awareness to stress hormones and adrenal function is good in my book. Many people that see my emails actually initially found me when I did the original Adrenal Summit […]

The Thyroid Issue Nobody Is Talking About

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by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Last week we discussed fatigue and it’s tie into thyroid function and all underlying factors tied into this. If you did not catch that article, you can read it here. Today we are going to discuss the thyroid even deeper, getting in the most common diagnosis for thyroid disorders and […]