2102 2019

What a Pleasant Surprise!

People sign up for various programs in our health clinic for various reasons.  Although many clients come in order to lose weight, there are usually health issues involved that are more important to address than the extra weight. There are the typical problems of diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and muscular-skeletal problems including lower [...]

1502 2019

Combating Adolescent Obesity

The phone rings in my office. A mother is calling about her teenage daughter or son who is, at this early age, struggling with being overweight or obese.  Sometimes the teenager already has high cholesterol or even high blood pressure. This is unfortunately becoming too commonplace. Adolescent obesity has been linked to depression, anxiety, suicidal [...]

702 2019

I Don’t Believe It (and neither should you)!

Joe came to see me in my office last week for a consultation and is now about to start our 10 Week program.  Aside from being overweight and sedentary, he has prediabetes and high blood pressure.  Coupled with a poor family history, Joe decided to take action to reverse his problems and prevent anything worse [...]

102 2019

Simplifying Weight Loss

With all of the knowledge we have today, we know that losing weight and being able to keep it off is actually a very complex field.  There is no shortage as to the amount of factors involved.  To lose weight and to sustain that weight loss involves multiple disciplines. Just in nutrition alone, one needs [...]

2401 2019

Am I Eating Enough?

It makes sense—just eat less and you will lose weight. That is what Davida and Gittel, thought. Both in their mid to late 40’s they came to me for consultations on weight loss several years ago.  Both were on calorie restricted programs and were exercising and both were very frustrated. Not only were their efforts [...]

1701 2019

The BACK of the BOX only!

There is hardly a week that passes that my dieticians and I don’t hear about the healthy eating habits some individuals think they have.  After all, they tell us, “I am careful to buy products with no harmful ingredients. I always try to buy something that contains whole grains, low salt, low sugar, no additives, [...]

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