Weight Management Strategies

Four Elements of a Successful Weight Loss Program *

Posted: May 03 in Weight Management Strategies by

Let’s face it – losing weight, and more importantly, keeping it off, can feel like a huge challenge. While many get off to a great start and initially lose weight, the challenge of keeping it off many times feels overwhelming. That’s why I like to simplify the process down to the four most important elements […]

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Overcoming Shame and Guilt *

Posted: Apr 20 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

In my 25 years practicing medicine, I have never seen a medical problem associated with more shame and guilt than obesity. If a person is diagnosed with high blood pressure, they usually accept that this is a medical problem and are willing to take medications, schedule follow-up visits and have the blood pressure monitored. The […]

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Self-Monitoring Strategies to Improve Weight Loss *

Posted: Mar 30 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

An article this month in Obesity looks at the importance of self-monitoring strategies to promote and sustain weight loss. The authors conclude that “More frequent self-monitoring via digital health is linked to greater weight loss in behavioral interventions.” What is Self-Monitoring? Self-monitoring is great because it is quick, easy, safe, effective and free! Self monitoring […]

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Distracted Eating *

Posted: Mar 23 in Weight Management Strategies by

We are all familiar with distracted driving. People are using their phone, checking Facebook, sending texts, and before they know it they have caused a car accident. This is more common than you’d think – how many people did you see driving while using their phone today? In fact, according to the CDC, in the U.S. in […]

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What Really Matters *

Posted: Mar 09 in Weight Management Strategies by

I have never been more excited about $0.63 cents! I learned this month that my music on Spotify had earned me nearly a dollar! At this pace, I should be able to retire in about 5 million years! But seriously, why would I be excited about earning such a pittance? Let me briefly explain why […]

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