Wellness & Nutrition

Halo Top Ice Cream

Halo Top Ice Cream

I have been seeing ads all over the internet on this new “healthy” brand of ice cream so I finally decided to give it a try for myself!  The brand name is Halo Top.  They have several flavors of low calorie, high protein, low sugar, low carb […]

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Are Nuts Recommended for Weight Loss?

Are Nuts Recommended for Weight Loss?

In our Weight Clinic, we suggest eating 5-6 times a day, using small low-carb snacks between breakfast, lunch, and dinner to help with weight loss.  This helps keep your metabolism going, gives you energy, and stabilizes your blood sugar throughout the day.  Nuts are one of our […]

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How To Help Your Significant Other Lose Weight

How To Help Your Significant Other Lose Weight

Is your significant other overweight?  Are you trying to form a plan to help them lose weight (with or without them knowing it)?  I have some suggestions: The main suggestion, I hate to say it, is the one nobody wants to hear.  In order for them to change their […]

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Our Office Weight Loss Challenge

Our Office Weight Loss Challenge

  It is the beginning of the New Year, and like most people in this country, I have indulged and over-eaten over the holidays and am ready to whip myself back into shape!  I know the best way for me to do this and stay motivated is […]

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How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

  Many people set weight-loss related resolutions for the New Year but quickly get discouraged and give up within the first month of trying.  How do you avoid giving up on your New Year’s Resolution this year?  Set attainable, realistic goals for yourself! Instead of making a […]

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Challenge Yourself!

Challenge Yourself!

    Wondering how you are going to motivate yourself to lose some weight after the holidays are over?  Getting the motivation to start a diet and stick with it can be very difficult.  Sometimes we need a little push to take that first step.  I have […]

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Drinking alcohol without sabotaging your diet

Drinking alcohol without sabotaging your diet

Alcohol is a major challenge for most people trying to lose weight, especially during the holidays.  With all the parties and celebrations going on, alcohol is definitely more prevalent and consumed more frequently during the holidays.  It can completely sabotage your diet if not consumed in moderation […]

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Butter vs. Margarine

Butter vs. Margarine

Over the years there has  been opposing advice as to which is healthier: butter or margarine?  I also get a lot of questions from my patients who are trying to lose weight about what I recommend and how much is acceptable.  Let’s go over some of the […]

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Family Tradition: Cutting Down our Christmas Tree

Family Tradition: Cutting Down our Christmas Tree

One of my favorite days during the Holiday season is not an actual holiday itself, but the day my family does our tradition of cutting down the Christmas tree!   This tradition includes my mom, my brother and his wife, my husband and I, plus our three children. […]

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Keeping a Deceased Loved One’s Memory Alive During the Holidays

Keeping a Deceased Loved One’s Memory Alive During the Holidays

I am not an expert when it comes to dealing with loss and grief, but I do know that the Holidays can be especially difficult when you are missing a loved one, friend, family member, or pet.  I lost my dad about 14 years ago and of […]

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