Wellness & Nutrition

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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My Healthy Holiday Tips

My Healthy Holiday Tips

I have noticed that my weight clinic patients have been more emotional than usual this last week so I started wondering: is this coincidental or does it have to do with the fact that Thanksgiving is next week?  Truthfully, I think most of us feel more stress […]

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How to Choose a Protein Bar

How to Choose a Protein Bar

  Protein bars are one of the items that we suggest as a snack between meals or as a meal replacement to aid with weight loss and to help with stabilizing blood sugar.  There are many benefits to protein bars: They are nutritious, because they contain up […]

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Shirataki Noodles!!

Shirataki Noodles!!

Have you ever heard of Shirataki Noodles?  They look like this: Shirataki Noodles are amazing for a low carb diet!  I know they look strange, but I encourage you to give them a try!  There are different variations, but the tofu shirataki shown above are easily found […]

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Hike to Hope Valley

Hike to Hope Valley

This last weekend I took a hike with my mom in Hope Valley, which is near South Lake Tahoe, off Highway 88.  It is beautiful right now because the Quaking Aspen trees are displaying their fall colors for a limited period of time, with open fields and […]

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SculpSure FAQs

SculpSure FAQs

SculpSure is the latest fat-removal treatment. This non-surgical fat removal system has the ability to reduce up to 25 percent of fat in the treatment area. Those in Folsom and the greater Sacramento area have the option to seek out this treatment from our well-respected local practice in Folsom. […]

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Nutritious, Yet Nutritious Recipes with Pumpkin

Nutritious, Yet Nutritious Recipes with Pumpkin

We live in a world where the entire fall season revolves around a fine blend of artificial pumpkin flavoring paired with nutmeg and clove. Although delicious, that pumpkin spice ice cream and cookies are loaded with sugar and unneeded calories. If you still long for the spice […]

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What Makes Our Weight Clinic Unique

What Makes Our Weight Clinic Unique

I am very grateful to work where I feel I can make a difference in the best way I know how: Weight loss and Nutrition. Here at Dr. Liu’s Weight Clinic, I feel like I really have the opportunity to help people, and nutrition is my passion […]

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