Fitness & Weight Loss

Weight loss is on almost everyone’s health to-do list. There are a lot of things you can do to lose weight, and no, they are not limited to eating nothing but veggies and running.

Whether you really need to lose weight for health reasons, or just wanna look and feel better these articles serve as a how-to guide for anyone who wants to shed some pounds.

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Exercise Cures Stress

What are you doing about the stress in your life? It’s a sad fact of life these days that too many people are ignoring this silent killer, instead of finding ways of managing and reducing stressors. I understand that it’s | Read More…

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Fatty Liver Disease: Stop It From Becoming Cancer

When I started my practice, patients who came to me with liver problems either had a hepatitis infection or some sort of drug problem: alcohol, prescription overload, or occasionally illegal drugs. These days, I see more and more patients whose | Read More…

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The Best Diet for My Patients? Mediterranean

Finally, there’s a simple, healthy and delicious diet plan that couldn’t be easier to stick with long term. It helps you drop those extra pounds with ease, while slashing your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. What’s | Read More…

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Is Your Scale Lying to You?

Maintaining a healthy weight is a proven way to minimize your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and many cancers. But if you’re still relying on the bathroom scale, you could be making a big mistake! Believe it | Read More…

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Healthy or Hogwash? The Pros and Cons of a Vegetarian Diet

Are you mystified by nutrition news? Confused about what to eat and what to avoid? If so, you’re like most of my patients – intelligent people who just need a little guidance navigating through an intimidating number of diets, eating | Read More…

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Paleo Diet Pros & Cons

No doubt you’ve heard of the Paleo Diet, one of the hottest trends around. Many of my patients are asking my opinion – Is the diet healthy? Is it right for me? Is there science to back up the claims? | Read More…

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Pillars of Health, Part 2 of 2: Natural Supports of Wellness

Since it’s the beginning of a new year, I’d like to review the elements that make up something I call the Pillars of Health. These are eight lifestyle choices that provide the foundation of good health, which include: Being active | Read More…

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Pillars of Health, Part I: The Basics of Living Well

Since it’s the beginning of a new year, I’d like to review the elements that make up something I call the Pillars of Health. These are eight lifestyle choices that provide the foundation of good health, which include: Being active | Read More…

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Mixed Berry Smoothie

Here’s a great way to start the day or refuel after a workout. If you use frozen fruit, eliminate half of the crushed ice. You may add 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder to the smoothie, especially if you’re | Read More…

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Follow My Healthy Eating Weight Loss Plan Instead of Dieting

If you’re like many of my patients, you’re focused on staying healthy in the New Year. For many people, that means losing some of those stubborn extra pounds. So I’ll tell you the same thing I tell my patients –the | Read More…