Weight loss

Keeping Weight Off is Actually NOT like Running a Marathon… *

Posted: Nov 19 in Weight Management Strategies by

The most common questions I get from my patients are “How much weight can I lose?” and “How quickly can I lose it?” For decades, the recommended answer to these questions has been “It’s not a sprint. It’s a marathon.” However, I need to tell you that these are the wrong questions, and this is […]

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Phentermine for Weight Loss in 2020 *

Posted: Nov 12 in Weight Loss Medication by

Phentermine was originally approved by the FDA for weight loss in the 1950’s. In those days, few people had obesity, and obesity was thought to be the result of simple dietary indiscretion. Phentermine in those days was studied and approved only for a short duration of use (3 months). Phentermine in 2020 Wow have times […]

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Complexity is the Enemy of Change *

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Weight Loss *

Posted: Oct 19 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

When I was in middle school, I have vivid memories of my psychiatrist father (who also happened to compete in and complete 13 separate Ironman Triathlons, but that’s another story…) telling me that if I didn’t run at least 3 miles, I would not be allowed to have dinner. As a good kid, I would […]

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The Politics of Keeping Weight Off *

Posted: Oct 15 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

Just like our political party system in America, there are two contrasting belief systems when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. On one side, we have the willpower group. This group believes that by eating properly and exercising enough, anything is possible. On the other, we have the biology group. This group […]

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