Weight loss

Key Strategies to Sustain Weight Loss *

Posted: Mar 27 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

“It’s not about the food!” If you have worked hard to lose weight, that is only part of the battle. Read on to learn strategies to keep the weight off. Sustaining Weight Loss Don’t believe everything you read – keeping weight off is actually a lot harder than losing it in the first place, and […]

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Semaglutide and Tirzepatide: To Compound, or Not To Compound. That is the Question. *

Posted: Mar 21 in Weight Loss Medication by

Semaglutide has been FDA-approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in the forms of Ozempic and Rybelsus, and for the treatment of obesity in the form of Wegovy. Tirzepatide has been approved for the treatment of diabetes in the form of Mounjaro. However, many individuals do not have insurance coverage for these medications. We […]

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Does timing matter (a.k.a. Intermittent Fasting)? *

Posted: Jan 24 in Nutrition, Weight loss by

Intermittent fasting has become a very popular dietary strategy for weight loss, popularized by Jason Fung’s book, “Obesity Code.” A new study out of John’s Hopkins looks at whether timing really matters when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. Intermittent Fasting What is intermittent fasting? Also called time-restricted eating, it is a […]

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New Pediatric Obesity Recommendations *

Posted: Jan 10 in Pediatric Obesity by

Pediatric Obesity represents a growing threat to the health of our nation’s kids. Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a comprehensive guideline on evaluation and management of pediatric obesity, which you can read here. It’s been over 15 years since an expert panel convened and published recommendations on pediatric obesity, so this was […]

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What is an anti-obesity medication? *

Posted: Dec 04 in Weight Loss Medication by

Did you know that obesity was recognized as a disease in 2013? Obesity is not thought to be the result of a lack of willpower (aka eating too much / exercising too little). It is a complex problem similar to diabetes. While personal choices do affect the development of obesity, they also affect the development […]

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