Weight Management

The Curious Case of Intermittent Fasting

History: Intermittent fasting has gained popularity as recent studies shed light on its role on cellular adaptation, curbing inflammation, optimizing energy metabolism and boosting cellular protection. Research has shown that reducing typical calorie consumption, usually by 30 to 40 percent, extends life span by a third in animal studies.Intermittent fasting comes as a promising alternative to continuous … Continue reading

December 6, 2017

To Juice Or Not Juice, That is the Question

Juicing has become a chic viable contender in the diet industry over the past several years. Controversial because it’s not as healthy or sustainable as eating fresh fruits, and vegetables which are filled with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. So if your diet includes only fruits and vegetable juice, without other food for several days, that’s an extreme approach that can do more harm than good… Continue reading

July 15, 2016

Tips for Getting Through the Holiday Season Without the Dreaded 7-8 lb Weight Gain

While never-ending temptations are everywhere, holiday parties and meals don’t have to interrupt your healthy weight loss journey. Preparation is critical. Following are some tips.

Never go to a holiday party hungry. This is a recipe for disaster. Make sure to each some healthy protein before the party to take of the hunger edge. When possible, learn what is being served and write down what you plan to eat. … Continue reading

July 15, 2016

Write It Down, Make It Happen. Why Keeping a Food Diary Helps you Lose Weight

When is the last time you were asked what you had for dinner last night, only to think, “I can’t remember what I had for breakfast this morning, let alone last night’s dinner!” Many of us are so busy in our daily lives that we don’t pay much attention to what, where, when, or why we eat, according to Dr. Luiza Petre, cardiologist and medical director for three Medi-Weight Loss Clinics. “Being aware of what you eat is a crucial part of the weight loss process. A food diary is an important tool to help you be mindful of your food intake, and take accountability for it. It can also provide insight into your eating patterns and help you identify diet or lifestyle changes that will help you reach your weight goal.”Continue reading

July 15, 2016