Dr. Kealy’s 6 Commandments for Achieving Optimal Health

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Dr. Kealy's Commandments for Optimal Health
Most of us do not respond well to being told what we should eat. I certainly don’t, but I also realize that I need to have some health practices in place when it comes to eating. Therefore, I want to share my commandments of health around eating and food, specifically the do’s and don’ts for balancing and optimizing my hormones and body weight. If you don’t like the word "Commandments", then...

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Stress Less to Lose Weight: How Stress Affects Blood Sugar Levels

Did you know that prolonged stress can lead to elevated fasting blood sugar (aka glucose) levels?
Your fasting blood sugar levels measure the amount of sugar circulating in your bloodstream after going without food for at least 12 hours. Typically, a fasting glucose test measures the risk for diabetes. Often, I’ll see women in the B3H+® clinic who are eating healthy and exercising daily, but whose fasting blood sugar levels are still...

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How to Optimize Your Sleep for Weight Loss

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When was the last time you got 8 hours of great sleep?
Did you know that sleep regenerates your cells, enhances fat burning and slows the aging process? How and when you sleep is one of the most powerful ways to improve your health and body composition. Study after study suggests that people who sleep well (more than 7 hours a night) are 55% slimmer (1), more attentive, less reactive to stressful situations, experience less anxiety, hunger and...

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Ladies… “It’s Not Your Fault, It’s Your Hormones!”®

Literally dozens of hormones circulate in our bodies as chemical messengers carrying powerful instructions for triggering all types of important bodily functions, including whether we crave sweets and carbohydrates, store fat or over eat. What many of us are still learning is that weight loss and maintenance is about balancing hormones, not about restricting calories or having ironclad willpower. Up until recently, what we have been taught about...

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Doctor-Created Medically Supervised Weight Loss for Women 40+

How do you feel from day to day? Not sick, but not terrific either? Low energy, poor sleep patterns, weight gain and free floating anxiety seem to be an epidemic. But where are the solutions? Is seeking wellness akin to searching for the Holy Grail? Not according to Dr. Kealy, Medical Director at the Balance 3H Plus® Center in Westchester County.

“I see my mission as teaching my clients self-care practices which help prevent and reverse...

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Sip on This

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When you get thirsty, water is the purest and most easily accessible drink of choice. Water is also the queen of fat loss and in flushing out toxins! As the Medical Director & Founder of Westchester & Manhattan's Balance 3H Plus®, I always teach clients about the importance of drinking filtered water and how staying hydrated helps to balance hormones and lose weight.

For instance, when clients are adequately hydrated they present...

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Combat Menopausal Weight Gain by Resetting Your Hormones

For some time, nutrition experts have debated the hormonal effects of food verses the importance of counting calories. The truth is that both hormones and calories matter.  However, to sustain longer-term metabolic changes for losing fat, you cannot just reduce calories, you must balance your hormones — specifically, two hormones that are critical to appetite control.

The Balance 3H Plus® (B3H+®) Program, based in NY's Westchester...

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The Right Way to Eat Starchy Carbohydrates

If you are anything like me, you love food and love to eat, especially during PMS week. I literally write in my calendar that on or near days 19-21 of my cycle, I am going to crave starchy carbohydrates and more food, in general. The complication I have now is that I’m over 40 and am becoming more insulin resistant (which leads to higher circulating blood sugar levels and potentially more fat storage). Thus, I have to keep my starchy carb...

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