Tag Archives: diet

OVERWEIGHT MODELS SENDING THE WRONG MESSAGE

As a caring physician, it is painful to witness the increasing number of models claiming their substantial weight gain (to the point of overweight and/or obesity) has produced a healthier happier person. In the United States, our rates of cancer, diabetes, cardiac disease and stroke have proven to be associated with unhealthy weight gain. As […]

(FILL IN THE BLANK) “DIET PLAN” HELPED ME LOSE (FILL IN THE BLANK) “WEIGHT AMOUNT”

¬†   Atkins Diet founded in the 1960’s Weight Watcher’s Diet founded in the 1960’s Jenny Craig Diet founded in the 1980’s Physician supervised Medifast Diet founded in the 1980’s NutriSystem Diet founded in the 1990’s South Beach Diet founded around 2003 Many more distinguished names could be added to this list. The ONE overriding […]

UNDERSTANDING WHY FOCUSING ON “FOOD” ALONE WILL NEVER ACHIEVE LONG TERM WEIGHT LOSS

Who doesn’t believe the ANSWER¬†to weight loss , is PRIMARILY found in FOOD. Although this seems to make common sense, in reality, it is a MAJOR MISTAKE! Let me prove this with a simple analogy. If a person wanted to get an “A” in HISTORY or MATH (as a FINAL AVERAGE GRADE,) would: abstaining from […]

EAT LESS GAIN WEIGHT: EXERCISE MORE INCREASE INFLAMMATION? WHAT????

Wait a minute…. “I thought I was told to eat LESS and exercise MORE to lose weight?” FIRST: There isn’t one secret that fits everyone’s body to successfully attain a desired weight and physical/mental health status. There are approaches that create a BASIS to initiate the process which, are then, CUSTOM TAILORED to the individual […]

HIGH FAT DIETS: THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS

The headline in the U.K.’s Daily MAIL online news journal read: High-fat diets are to blame for 80% of colorectal cancers in U.S. (REFERENCE TO THE NEWS ARTICLE: HIGH FAT DIETS LINKED TO 80% OF COLON CANCERS) Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic discovered a specific pathway linking high fat diets to COLON CANCER. Based on […]

DEFLECTION

Have you ever noticed when a question is asked on a controversial topic, the respondent rarely (if ever) provides a direct answer. Why do you think that is? Is it because: the truthful answer is unclear skirting the question avoids potential backlash the truthful answer is POLITICALLY INCORRECT! When the consumer is asked for their […]

“FIXING” OVERWEIGHT & OBESITY

Whether excess weight is the result of a lifestyle based on poor health decisions or a metabolic condition caused by a genetic predisposition, it remains a problem for nearly 70% of the population in the United States. WHY HAVE WE FAILED AT “FIXING” THIS PROBLEM? We have attempted to treat weight management problems as a […]