Can Your Sense Of Smell Impact Your Weight?

Posted on July 17, 2017 by Leave a comment

blog_smellSometimes clinical research studies can seem really far out there, like the one that attached long weighted sticks to the rear ends of chickens to gain insight into how dinosaurs walked the earth. Or hilariously obvious, like the Journal of American Medicine’s “Study shows a beneficial effect of electric fans in extreme heat and humidity.” Hmmm…


Losing Weight During The Summer

Posted on June 30, 2017 by Leave a comment

water-165219_640The summer months are a time for us to have some fun in the sun, but it’s also a season that may pose some risk to patients trying to lose weight. Between vacations, holiday barbecues, and a generally slower pace of life, patients may be tempted to relax their weight loss efforts. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and there are many ways patients can enjoy summer and still remain on track.



Mindful Eating On A Medical Weight Loss Plan

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Leave a comment

Mindful eatingIt’s official. Mindfulness has officially gone mainstream. More people than ever are using it to reduce stress levels and improve their health and well-being. Mindfulness is mainly considered to be an “alternative” practice, so does it have any place within a medical weight loss program? Absolutely, yes!


How Processed Foods Make You Eat More

Posted on June 5, 2017 by Leave a comment

blog_processedfoodsRaise your hand if you’ve ever said, “I can’t believe I ate the whole bag.” Or box. Or tube. Or sleeve. Or insert any relevant packaging type here. If you have your hand in the air, please know that you are not alone. Not by a long shot. There is a very good reason why millions of us can’t claim innocence when it comes to overeating prepackaged, processed foods.


Do You Qualify For Weight Loss Surgery?

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Leave a comment

blog_surgeryWeight loss surgery was first introduced in the 1960s, but it wasn’t until 2001 when the FDA approved the LAP-BAND that surgery became a more accessible option in the battle against obesity. It was then that weight reduction surgery quickly became a popular procedure, and remains so today. But there are still plenty of misperceptions about it, including how it works, who can have it, and its long-term consequences.


5 Ways Diet Soda Works Against You

Posted on May 8, 2017 by Leave a comment

blog_dietsodaSoda. Pop. Cola. No matter what you call it, it all means the same thing – trouble for your weight and your health.


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