Tag Archive: Weight Loss

Jun 21

How is your New Years’ resolution to lose weight going?

Next week will be the last week of June, the mid-point of 2019.  A lot of people reading this article will have made a New Years’ resolution to lose weight. How are you doing? Now is a good time to gauge your progress and make changes if you are not progressing. If you have had …

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Apr 08

The path to weight loss success

Many patients seeking bariatric surgery are depressed and skeptical about weight loss programs in general; often they have tried multiple diets that simply do not work.  While weight loss surgery may be the best (or the only) alternative open to some patients, our practice does not assume that this is true. Instead, we sit down …

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Jun 27

Dealing with weight issues

In most cases, people do not gain a huge amount of weight over a short time. It’s the 3, 4, or 5 pounds a year that adds up over a decade to 30 to 50 pounds. That comes with those small decisions made every day. The good news is that making a few small changes …

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Nov 20

It’s That Time of Year Again!

The holiday season is starting later this week. In short order, we will have Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The holidays are wonderful opportunities to be with family and friends and to reflect on the good fortune we enjoy in America. They also bring stress and the temptation of frequent …

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Jul 24

There is no magic pill to help you lose weight

A lot of “weight-loss vitamin” ads are misleading. These products do not curb your appetite or enable you to “shed 10 pounds a week” as they sometimes promise, although they will help your wallet to lose some of its weight. There is no magic pill that will allow you to eat as much of anything …

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Jul 17

A few substitutions for successful weight loss

A successful weight-loss diet involves making some healthy substitutions for the problem areas in your current diet and eating habits. You might substitute plain, unsweetened soda water for regular cola drinks or beer. If processed grains are one of your problems, it could help to trade them in for more satisfying whole grain products, therefore …

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Jul 14

Healthy Substitutions in Your Diet

Losing weight and maintaining that weight loss requires a daily, long-term commitment. Medical interventions like bariatric surgery are often appropriate and called for, but even weight-loss surgery will not be effective if the patient does not alter their eating behavior. This will mean changing both the amount and the types of food eaten, so making …

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Jun 21

Yoga can help with weight loss

Did you know that yoga exercise can help you to lose weight? Yes, it can! Read about Yoga and Weight Loss by clicking on the link.

Mar 27

How to succeed at weight loss

Crazy diets and weight-loss schemes abound! Besides being potentially dangerous, they fail to achieve long-term successes. If you want to succeed at weight loss, read “Why it is important for a person to follow a safe-weight loss program.”

Mar 24

Exercise is necessary for safe weight loss

Weight-loss surgery and permanent changes to diet and eating behavior can combine to produce big decreases in body weight. But, the importance of exercise must not be overlooked. Read about the “Top Reasons to Exercise Regularly for Safe Weight Loss” by clicking the link.

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