Tag Archives: weight loss

Non-alcoholic fatty liver, an epidemic

Did you know that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most frequent cause of chronic liver disease in the US and around the world?  Yes!  It is.  Researchers think that nearly one-third of Americans has this disease.  There is … Continue reading

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Ways to curb office snacking…

Opportunities for unhealthy grazing abound in most office environments. Keep your impulses in check with these tips… Bring your own munchies. Keep a healthy snack in your own desk. This way, when you are in the mood for a pick-me-up … Continue reading

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Is there a magic bullet for weight loss?

Yes, we have one.  But, it seems too simple. . . not glitzy enough.  We do have a multitude of interventions, tips, tricks, tools which MAY help combat weight challenges.  Interventions vary in cost to the individual and to the … Continue reading

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Want weight loss?

“Success travels in the company of very hard work. There is no trick, no easy way.” John Wooden (former long-time successful UCLA basketball coach) Food is for fuel. Eat when hungry, not by the clock. Resist advertising. Be aware of … Continue reading

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Medicare to pay for obesity counseling: Nice feature.

Medicare patients can now get obesity screening and dietary counseling without paying a co-pay.  The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that effective immediately these services will be offered without “cost sharing,” meaning co-pays from the patient. The … Continue reading

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Are you interested in the HCG diet?

Have you heard the “buzz” about the HCG diet?  I have.   My patients asked me to research it.  I think this is a great article and I especially love the FDA’s use of the words “fraudulent” and “illegal.”  Read on. . . HCG Diet … Continue reading

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Childhood obesity. How to help your kids. . .

A recent study of obese 2-11 year olds reinforced some take home points that all of us parents with young children may appreciate. . .First the facts and then how we can change the culture in our own homes. Limit sugar-sweetened beverages … Continue reading

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