Okay, okay – so I am a physician and you expect my posts to be serious. However, sometimes humor is the best medicine, and yesterday, I learned a valuable lesson from none other than my 4 year old son on how to lose butt fat, tummy fat, or fat in other areas. Most people I […]
One of my favorite things about summer is weekend trips to the farmer’s market!
I spend each weekend picking up produce and some of my favorite household staples at my local farmer’s market. There are so many benefits of supporting local farmers, and buying fresh and local produce. This is hands down the best place to get inspiration, farmers work so hard to bring beautiful produce each weekend, and it inspires me to make healthy, nutrient dense meals to bring to the table.
Here are some reasons why I love shopping at farmer’s markets and you should too! [Read more]
“This article, co-authored by a patient living with obesity and his obesity medicine specialist, reviews how the patient has successfully lost 200 lb and maintained that loss for over a decade. This was achieved primarily with a behavioral intervention including support visits, a structured food plan, and changes in his physical activity. He did not undergo bariatric surgery. For the majority of this time, he was not treated with anti-obesity medication. This article will review how the patient lost the weight and kept it off, particularly in relationship to the importance of decreasing sedentary time.” [Read more]
Believe it or not, the slowest time of year at CNC is from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Conversely, the busiest time of year starts on January 1st. I’m sure you won’t be surprised to hear that January comes along and everybody’s New Year Resolution is to lose all the weight gained during the holidays. [Read more]
Compared to losing weight, keeping it off is a whole different ballgame. Losing weight is exciting – seeing 10 pounds, 20 pounds, or even 50 pounds come off quickly helps us stay engaged and motivated. Unfortunately, keeping the weight off doesn’t give us that reward of seeing the scale number go down, seeing our clothing size shrink, seeing our bodies return to how they were when we were younger. [Read more]