2006 2019

Oil: An “O” -Mega Load of Information

It’s no secret that oils are 100% fat.  We have always presumed that what discerns a “good” oil, as opposed to a “bad” oil, is the ratio of omega 3’s (the good guys) and omega 6’s (the bad guys).  Let’s take a look at what these omegas are, examine different oils, and then look at [...]

306 2019

Slow and Steady is Winning This Race

A little over a year ago, I wrote an article about a lady with grit and patience. Here is a little reminder: Aviva started our program at a weight off 155 kilogram at 53 years old.  She’s not very tall, and her BMI was just over 62 (yes--you read that correctly).  She was suffering from [...]

2305 2019

It’s my stomach again!

Dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Over the past 10 years, more and more people have contacted me about gastro-intestinal issues.  General discomfort, cramps, constipation, diarrhea, and can adversely affect one’s quality of life.  Most of these people have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS.  Many of these individuals are coming to our [...]

1605 2019

“Healthy” Investments

When people are interested in any of our programs, I encourage them to come in for a free 20-minute consultation. We need to make sure we are on the same page in terms of what is involved in attaining their goals in health and weight loss.  A large percentage of people that come for a [...]

505 2019

The Sweet Has Turned Sour

“But what about diet soda?  It has no calories.  I can drink that, right?”  That is one of the most common questions I hear in my clinic.  I understand the question.  After all, it should “make sense,” but sometimes things just don’t turn out the way we think they should.  How can it be that [...]

1004 2019

Another Pesach is Upon Us (Part 1)

Pesach is upon us… by now you have it all down to a good routine--which rooms get cleaned first, who is in charge of what, and when to kasher the kitchen.  There’s the grocery shopping, butcher order, and the fresh produce. How many guests are coming to the Seder(s) this year? How many for the [...]

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