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.

Nighttime eating leads to weight gain

Healthy meal timing has long been a sore spot among nutritional researchers. For every researcher who found impressive evidence that meal timing had a significant role to play in health and weight gain, another would come along with studies that suggested a calorie is a calorie, no matter when you have it. It’s no one’s […]

Weight gain from thyroid or adrenal problems

Have you been doing everything right, but still continue to gain weight? Are you getting enough sleep, the right nutrients, not overeating—yet the pounds continue to pile on? It might not be your fault. It might be an issue with either your thyroid, or adrenal, glands. The truth is, when you have a problem with […]

Fiber: Natural Weight Loss Supplement

There’s one question I get asked more than any other: How can I lose weight? Thanks to the glamorized Hollywood world we live in and the expectations we put on ourselves, it seems like just about everyone wants to lose a few pounds, whether it’s necessary or not. Luckily, there’s one thing everyone can do […]

Eat more protein for weight loss

Among its countless duties in every cell in your body, protein has always been recognized as a master builder—of just about anything your body needs.  But new research tells us that protein can also help un-build those unwanted pounds you’re trying to shed. Losing weight can feel like an endless battle. Your mind is saying, […]

Symptom-free, dangerous liver problems

Recent news has me worried—particularly about my “Baby Boomer” friends, those born between 1945 and 1965. It’s nothing that can’t be fixed—but I’m certain many Boomers don’t even know anything’s wrong. The news is about two kinds of liver disease: hepatitis C and fatty liver disease. Hepatitis C killed more Americans in 2014—nearly 20,000—than any […]

Fiber: The Healthy Carb

If you’re trying to lose weight, welcome to the United Nations International Year of Pulses. Dr. Connealy … the what? The UN, among its many humanitarian concerns, wants everyone to eat for good health—which means maximum nutrition and healthy weight. And there’s no simpler, more affordable way to do that than to eat sufficient amounts […]

Weight Loss and Detoxification

man running on beach
Trying to lose weight? Many of my patients are—with my full support. That’s because beyond feeling self-conscious about how we look, being overweight can cause quite an array of negative side-effects, including: Unreasonable fatigue or mental confusion Sluggish digestion or bloating Allergies and skin irritations Low-grade infections Puffy eyes or bags under the eyes Menstrual […]

Waist to Hip Ratio Can Spell Danger

Santa Claus torso
I’ve got some bad news for Santa. He may be busy this time of year, and I’m sure he works up quite a sweat. But Santa’s physique isn’t healthy. Not even close. Know how I know? His waist is much larger than his hips. And that—more than any other measurement—is a sign of trouble to […]

Fatty Liver Secretly Leads to Organ Failure

Fat man clutching his gut
I have some good news for you and some bad news. First, the bad news. We’re killing our livers. Cirrhosis and liver cancer —which used to be exclusively problems of alcohol, drugs, or hepatitis—are becoming increasingly prevalent. Only it’s not just caused by drugs anymore. Today, most liver damage I see is caused by other […]

Move without Exercising

I come back to it again and again. One change that will pay off seven-fold. That will make the biggest difference in your health—and in your life. Exercise. Exercise remains the most important thing you can do for yourself. It beats regular trips to the doctor. It beats medicines and supplements. It even edges out […]
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