Author Archives: Dr. Lazarus

About Dr. Lazarus

Physician at Clinical Nutrition Center. Helping patients full-time with medical management of obesity and life-long weight control.

In my nearly 2 decades of working with patients at Clinical Nutrition Center on medical weight loss strategies, I have had many patients achieve things I never thought possible. 20 years ago, I would have thought it impossible for a person to lose – and keep off – 200 pounds. But one special patient of […]

For decades we have been told that in order to lose weight we have to eat breakfast every day. But new scientific research casts doubt on this myth. Where did this recommendation come from? One source may be from the National Weight Control Registry. This is a registry of individuals who have successfully lost over […]

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Feb

The Keto Diet

Posted In: Fad Diets, Nutrition By Dr. Lazarus

I attended the Obesity Medicine Association medical conference in Washington, D.C., and had the pleasure of listening to Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, present on the Keto diet. This article represents a summary of his comments on Ketogenic Diets (a.k.a. “The Keto Diet.”) in addition to my own analysis. While ketogenic diets are nothing new, lately there […]

06

Feb

I recently had the pleasure of teaching at a medical weight loss conference alongside Dr. Jason Fung, author of “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss.” Although fasting is not a new concept, Dr. Fung’s book promotes intermittent fasting as a tool to help with weight loss. Instead of focusing on what  you […]