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The Keto Diet

Posted In: Fad Diets, Nutrition By Dr. Lazarus

I attended the Obesity Medicine Association medical conference in Washington, D.C., and had the pleasure of listening to Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, present on the Keto diet. This article represents a summary of his comments on Ketogenic Diets (a.k.a. “The Keto Diet.”) in addition to my own analysis. While ketogenic diets are nothing new, lately there […]



I recently had the pleasure of teaching at a medical weight loss conference alongside Dr. Jason Fung, author of “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss.” Although fasting is not a new concept, Dr. Fung’s book promotes intermittent fasting as a tool to help with weight loss. Instead of focusing on what  you […]

When beginning a journey to lose weight and keep it off permanently, we usually start with what we call an “active weight loss” phase. During this time, we try as hard as we can to get as much weight off as possible (within what is medically safe and appropriate). Many people want to stay on “active” weight loss until they reach a pre-determined “goal” weight, whether or not their body cooperates. [Read more]

Losing weight isn’t easy, especially if you have unhealthy eating habits or use food as a way to compensate for stress or anxiety. No matter what the cause of your weight gain, taking off the pounds and keeping them off is always a difficult journey. Medical weight loss programs are supervised programs that use the support and supervision of a doctor and other health care providers to guide you through your weight loss journey so you can finally see the progress you’re hoping for. [Read more]

Most people know that the mind and body affect each other. When your body is physically ill, your mind reacts by shifting your mood. You may feel depressed or irritable because you don’t physically feel well. In the same way, if your mind is “ill” or you’re in a bad mood or depressed, your body may react by giving you physical problems—a headache or backache perhaps. This often happens to alert you that something is wrong and to help you get your mind and body back in a healthy balance. Your weight loss doctor can provide you with insight about beneficial ways to lose weight as you focus on mind and body wellness. [Read more]

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