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]
Thanksgiving has passed and the next set of holidays is right around the corner. What better time to learn from our successes and/or mistakes.
How did your Thanksgiving go? Did you have a plan? Did you stick with it? Did you feel successful, or did it feel like a big failure? I think it is helpful to reflect on how we did to empower us to do even better! I like to be concrete, so have developed the following scoring system [Read more]
Fall is here and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas ensure there will be endless food options and sweet treats involved. [Read more]
Last week, Dr. Lazarus attended the American Medical Association annual meeting in Chicago. As the delegate for the Obesity Medicine Association, Dr. Lazarus is working to improve obesity care. There were three exciting developments at this meeting [Read more]
In June, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease, though the condition has long been regarded as a medical concern. Much more than an issue of excess weight and aesthetic dissatisfaction, living with obesity puts you at a greater risk of developing serious medical complications. One such obesity-related disease is type-2 diabetes, also commonly referred to as adult-onset diabetes. [Read more]