Every year we see different food trends, 2017 brought a lot of them, some stuck around and some are long forgotten. I am here to talk about the food trends you are sure to see in 2018! In 2017, we saw a huge increase in consumers shifting towards a more plant-centric eating style, with less processed foods and more fruits and vegetables. [Read more]
Believe it or not, it is officially 2018 and the start of a New Year. This is a great time to build on the successes of 2017.
Did you know that in 2017, CNC launched treatment plans designed to simplify and improve both your experience at CNC and your weight loss? [Read more]
When beginning a journey to lose weight and keep it off permanently, we usually start with what we call an “active weight loss” phase. During this time, we try as hard as we can to get as much weight off as possible (within what is medically safe and appropriate). Many people want to stay on “active” weight loss until they reach a pre-determined “goal” weight, whether or not their body cooperates. [Read more]
Do you ever feel like every year your New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight, yet by the end of the year you are back where you started?
If so, you are not alone. Although obesity has been recognized as a serious, chronic disease, there is still a focus on acute weight loss instead of chronic weight management. In fact, most individuals focus on weight loss as the main endpoint, instead of recognizing the more important outcomes of improving health and improving quality of life. [Read more]
The numbers, so commonly cited, remain staggering. Obesity affects more than one in three American adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is also often associated with 236 comorbidities, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and 13 different cancers. Yet physicians and other health professionals are too often hesitant to have open discussions about obesity with patients. [Read more]