Author Archives: Staff



The long months of winter are finally nearing their end, and it’ll soon be spring. This is the season of renewal, so if your skin is looking a little worse for wear after the last few months, it’s the perfect time to start putting things right. [Read more]

ou have been working out, eating healthy and doing everything right for two weeks. Yet, with all these great choices, you don’t see much change when you step on the bathroom scale. You lost a pound the first week and gained a pound the next. Does this mean that your newfound routine is not working? On the contrary, it only means that advancement in these things tends to add up slowly. Luckily, there is lots of change that you can see if you look in other ways. [Read more]



To Fast or Not Too Fast

Posted In: Resource By Staff

What about intermittent fasting? It has been a hot topic in recent years and not an uncommon question in our clinics. Public information on the topic is abundant and purported results are nothing short of miraculous. However, in the medical literature, good data can be relatively scarce. It is argued that from an evolutionary perspective humans have probably survived long periods of time with little or no food. In the animal world, predators may go days or weeks before their next meal while maintaining the ability to chase down their prey. [Read more]

It was one of your favorite things to do as a kid—to get on your bike and go soaring down the street with your friends. Perhaps as you have grown older the sensation has lost its thrill, especially as more convenient methods of travel take priority in getting to work and helping you run errands. But cycling is still a great pastime, and more than that, it is a wonderful form of exercise that can help you get in shape and burn a lot of calories. [Read more]

One of the biggest benefits of working with a medical weight loss program is that so many of the smaller details are determined for you. This is the case especially when it comes to managing your healthy diet. When you first sign up for your weight loss program you will sit down with a nutritionist or weight loss doctor and review the types of foods that you typically eat, and the types of foods that you know you should be eating. Working with a weight loss expert in this way can clear up a lot of the misconceptions about what you should be eating every day to help you reach your weight loss goal.  [Read more]



Not all exercise happens at the gym. There are plenty of ways that you can increase how many calories you are burning by simply becoming more active in the daily tasks that you are already engaged in. After weight loss surgery, finding ways to be more active without looking for formal workouts can help you reach your daily activity goals. [Read more]



Obesity and the Night Shift

Posted In: News By Staff

Those who work a night shift instead of a more traditional daytime shift are significantly more likely to be obese or overweight than their counterparts. The findings are actually quite significant. Simply working the night shift time to time increases your risk of being overweight by almost 15 percent. Working the night shift for a short duration, like for a few months before you rotate back to morning shifts, increases your likelihood of being overweight by about 23 percent. [Read more]



If you have struggled with obesity for any length of time, then it probably seems like you’ve heard it all before: all the weight loss tips, all of the strategies, all of the health concerns. Well, there is one diet strategy making headlines recently that you may have not heard before—the Mexican Food diet. Yep, you read that right! So-called dietary experts are making major headlines by saying that for the healthiest diet, the best thing you can do is to forego your traditional meals and to opt into the spirit of the fiesta! [Read more]