Blog Articles

How to Deal With Emotional Eating

Keeping weight off is less about food and more about habits and behavior. Using food to cope with stress is a behavioral problem that needs modification, not a personality flaw.

Feb 21st, 2020
Diet or Exercise?

Often people tell us the reason they did lose weight the way they wanted to was because they could not get out and exercise. We all know that we should exercise to keep our weight in check. The problem is research shows that when people devote time to one

Aug 19th, 2019
It's About Satisfaction Not Fullness

This week when you eat, we want to focus on being satisfied, not being full. Satisfied means you ate enough food so that you are not hungry. Being full is that feeling of being stuffed. Many of us simply eat too much food.

Aug 12th, 2019
Managing Expectations

They both had been losing weight at some of the fastest rates of anyone in the program, but yet they were upset. Both of these patients showed tremendous dedication to exercise and the dietary concept, so we did not think they would quit.

Aug 5th, 2019
Making Veggies Tasty

We are finding that a lot of people do not eat enough vegetables. We have heard everything from I do not like vegetables to “I only eat peas corn and carrots (all of which are high in carbs).” Veggies are essential to weight loss because they fill you up,

Jul 20th, 2019
The Chemistry of Weight Loss

It’s a known fact that anything you do to lose weight will work in the beginning. However, to keep losing weight, you have to get into the chemistry of weight loss. An understanding of the fat storage insulin helps.

Jul 15th, 2019
Ridiculous Calories

As much as we talk about carb and protein numbers, calories are still important. If someone sticks to their carb and protein numbers and eats reasonably, they don’t need to think about the calories. There’s one exception — ridiculous calories

Jun 18th, 2019
Think About Why you Can!

When people quit their weight loss programs, they can often come up with sophisticated reasons why they can’t do it. Let's figure out how we can.

Jun 13th, 2019
One Bad Day Does Not Destroy Your Program

Okay. So you had a bad day. Don't beat yourself up over it, and don't let one bad decision send you spiraling out of control. Refocus and get right back to the dietary concept at your next meal.

May 16th, 2019
Don't Be Your Own Doctor

Would you rather do your own plan (a plan you have tried several times), or try a plan given to you by a medical doctor who only studies weight loss and weight-related medical issues. 

May 16th, 2019

Fall is the beginning of the weight gaining season, the weather is getting colder, NFL and college football are in full swing, and so are the parties, snack food and eating that goes along with it. Don't fall into the trap. Here are some strategies.

Nov 16th, 2019
Plateaus Are a Normal Part of Weight Loss - How to Break Them

A month with no weight loss is defined as a plateau. A plateau can last longer if a person does not make necessary changes to their weight loss program to break the plateau. Plateaus are normal and should be expected during the weight loss process.

Jul 23rd, 2019

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Jun 18th, 2019
We Now Carry CBD Capsules

The benefits of CBD (cannabidiol) for pain, stress, and anxiety are well known. We now carry high potency quality CBD capsules just for this purpose. Our CBD oil comes from hemp, not marijuana. Each batch is tested to make sure it's THC free.

Jun 15th, 2019
Stress and Weight Gain

It's a known fact that stress is one of the biggest obstacles to losing weight. In the clinic, we have seen several people who struggle to lose weight until they were either given a medication or supplement to help with stress.

May 27th, 2019
Blood Pressure and Weight Gain

A scary thing that we are seeing is that with as little as 10 pounds of weight gain some people have developed high blood pressure. Losing as little as 10 pounds can drop blood pressure.

May 23rd, 2019
Don't Protect Yourself from Future Hunger By Overeating

Many people in an attempt not to be hungry will eat more food than necessary. For example, we had one VLCD patient who would eat two meal replacements at a time because she felt one meal replacement would not be enough food. One would suffice.

May 22nd, 2019
Video Visits on Your Phone or a PC

We now offer Video Chat remote visits (Telemedicine). If coming into the clinic is an issue we now have software that allows us to do some medical visits via Webcam or the camera or your cell phone.

May 20th, 2019
Are You Hungry or Bored?

When that hunger pang hits, ask yourself if you are really hungry? Often we use food to get us through the day for many reasons that have nothing to do with hunger. Many times we are just bored, angry, lonely, tired or thirsty.

May 19th, 2019
Tips to Lose 10lbs Quickly

The easiest way to lose 10 pounds quickly is to join our VLCD program. People in this program have averaged losing about 3 pounds per week. Every compliant patient has lost at least 18 to 20 pounds in the first six weeks.

May 18th, 2019
It's About Substitution Not Denial

Losing weight forever is about substitution, not denial. We all love sweets, pasta, bread, and other bad carbs, but they are a challenge to eat when living low carb or on our VLCD (keto) diet. The diet we teach doesn’t deny these foods but it limits them.

May 16th, 2019
You Have to Get Your Protein

As much as we talk about cutting carbs, getting your protein is also just as important. Our diet is a ratio or a mix of protein to carbs. You must eat a certain amount of protein to help burn up the sugar created by the carbs.

May 14th, 2019