Weight Loss Articles
What is Obesity Medicine?
Most doctors want to help patients lose weight, according to a recent survey, but also admit they have little or no training in weight management and nutrition.
Virtually everyone is aware that high cholesterol is associated with increased likelihood of coronary heart disease and stroke. To reduce cholesterol, the first step is to reduce consumption of foods high in cholesterol, such as fatty foods, dairy and meats. Western trained physicians often recommend the use of statins, which have been shown to be effective at lowering cholesterol and have proven cardiovascular benefits. Plant sterols and stanols have been shown to lower cholesterol naturally.
Do you know the six steps you can take to reduce your risk of stroke, heart disease and type-2 diabetes? You hear over and over in the media how these issues are epidemic in our society, yet with all our knowledge, the rates of these occurrences are not going down. We all want to live healthy, happy lives, but we do not always make the necessary choices to help this happen. Once we have the awareness, the next measure is really looking at ourselves to see what we can do to optimize our own health. How many of these six steps are you taking?
CardioMender, MD has a new theme for 2017: Guarantee Success with Plan A, Plan B, Plan C. No matter whether you are staying on plan, getting back on track or successfully maintaining your weight loss, this strategy guarantees to increase the likelihood of success.
I am convinced, more than ever, that the way we choose to live dramatically effects our health and the quality of our lives. If we simply take a look at the facts, we can become more in touch with the influences of our day to day choices, especially with regard to healthy, quality foods.
What we put into our bodies has enormous health consequences both short and long term. There are many observational studies demonstrating that a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle provide tremendous health benefits including longevity and reduced rates of cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, Type-2 Diabetes and other chronic diseases.
They’re not just for salads! Our ultra premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), flavored Olive Oils and high quality, low-sugar Balsamic Vinegars are excellent examples of how a balanced diet containing quality foods and condiments may help maintain your health. Curious to know more?
It starts with Thanksgiving, and we give thanks. But then, a Holiday diet? No way. We give in to the abundance of tempting holiday foods. But do we have to?
You’re Invited to our Open House Event at our Pembroke Pines Office. Learn how to celebrate the upcoming holidays and STILL lose weight!Saturday November 12th, 1:30 – 4:30pm
Most of us interrupted our normal routines preparing for a possible strike by Hurricane Matthew – stocking up on canned, prepackaged, non-perishable foods and water, while protecting our families and homes. Fortunately, we here in South Florida were spared. But what did happen?