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Weight Loss

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

I get a lot of questions about breakfast. Most commonly, I get questions related to appropriate breakfast foods, intermittent fasting, and what’s best. If you want to know the truth, the saying, "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day," has been around since 1917. It was invented by James Caleb Jackson and John Harvey Kellogg to sell breakfast cereal.  So, when it comes to breakfast, it all depends...

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Obesity: What You Should Know

Obesity is one of the largest health concerns that we have in the country today. This is because obesity is related to other acute diseases and chronic disease processes. The first acute disease process that we think about is COVID-19. With obesity comes an increased risk of not only getting COVID-19 but also for the extent of the illness itself. Some chronic issues related to obesity are certain cancers, cardiovascular...

The Reason You May Not Be Losing Weight

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Men have it easier to lose but they pay a higher price in failing the Weight Loss Battle?

There are many of injustices in life, one of which has to do with weight. In many respects, men have the upper hand when it comes to losing weight and keeping weight off. But they pay a higher price for failure. In reality, all bodies are built differently, which is why every individual weight loss journey is going to be different. But yes, there are a few reasons why men, in...

Bariatricians Can Help Identify Uncommon Factors of Obesity, for the Best Treatment

When patients don’t progress in their weight loss efforts, even with high levels of effort and caution when eating, there may be some underlying causes of obesity that go beyond diet and exercise. As a patient treatment plan for obesity is formed, only a qualified, well-trained weight loss specialist or bariatrician can effectively perform the proper tests for a complete diagnosis. For example, liver function, kidney issues, cholesterol and white and...

3 Signs it is Time to Lose Weight

Like many things in life, weight loss is a topic that’s easier to talk about than it is to accomplish. We’ve all more than likely experienced the frustration of “yo-yo” dieting—a few weeks of good dieting that slowly devolves into old habits and tendencies. Motivation wanes and stress and cravings take their toll over time and your weight loss goals can seem farther away than when you started. We’ve made a small...