Tag: Weight Loss

Making Weight Loss Last in the New Year–Lasting Weight Loss Series #1

  Every New Year, almost half of Americans make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight.  That’s right, someone out there keeps statistics on New Year’s resolutions! It’s not surprising given that a third of Americans are overweight and another third are obese.   As physicians, helping people achieve their best health often includes a discussion […]

Weight Loss After Menopause Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

  We’ve long known that being overweight and obese increases a woman’s risk of many different types of cancer, including breast, ovarian, and endometrial cancers.  In case you were looking for another reason to lose those extra pounds, a recent article published in Cancer last week has shown that a 5% drop in weight in […]

Why Food Should be Boring!

We’ve all read or been told at some point in our lives that we need to eat a “variety of foods”.  As with many things we learn about food and nutrition, turns out, this isn’t the best advice. First, it most certainly isn’t true in the same meal.  Data has long shown that the more […]

Getting the Basics on Weight Loss

Nutrition Information In addition to helping you feel and look better, reaching a healthier body weight is good for your overall health and well being. If you are overweight or obese, you have a greater risk of developing many diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer. The secret to success […]

Fats or Carbs?  What’s a girl to do?

Low fat diet?   Low carb diet?  What are we supposed to do?  It’s quite frustrating that in the field of nutrition there have been so many contrary opinions over the last few decades about how we’re supposed to be eating for optimal health. One thing is for sure, people are different.  What works for some […]