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.

How to lose weight with mindfulness

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What if I told you that the best weight-loss plan doesn’t cost a dime? It doesn’t involve a new fad, it doesn’t involve you giving up your favorite foods, it doesn’t make you count points or read labels, and it doesn’t involve meetings or expensive, frozen pre-made meals that taste like chalk. It’s true, and […]

Lose Weight: Use a Meal Plan

Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach or without a shopping list. Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand too! I’m willing to bet that the times you did, you let a few comfort foods slip into your shopping cart. Without a shopping list to guide you, the food you […]

Protein: Natural Weight Loss Remedy

When I urge people to enjoy “a healthy diet,” I usually offer my general recommendations—lean red meat and fish, fresh fruits and veggies, etc. But sometimes, like when losing weight is the goal, we need fine-tuning—more of this, less of that. Protein is a natural home remedy for weight loss. Dropping pounds with protein Compared […]

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

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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 […]