Happy New Year

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2018! A reduction of only 7-10% of body weight improves: Blood pressure Insulin sensitivity Lipid levels Inflammation Our patients have had wonderful success with their weight loss efforts this last year!  Weight loss improves quality of life and overall health status.  We offer a long-term solution for obesity and…

Phytonutrients

Consume the rainbow!* Phytonutrients are natural components of plant foods with health-promoting qualities.  When consumed, they can help protect against chronic diseases. Though not essential nutrients, they can provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. They can act to boost the immune system, protect against cancer, provide detoxification, regulate estrogen metabolism and repair damage from toxin exposure,…

Happy Chanukah

  Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, holiday “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly candle lighting, special prayers, and mindful foods.  This holiday we celebrate the happening of miracles.  This year we it starts on December 12 at sunset. The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple….

Back Up Meals: Wellness Tool Kit Must Haves During Holiday Season

When it comes to the holiday season, we all get busier than usual.  Whether it’s shopping, going to parties or having our kids home from school, we all share something in common; a need for a healthy meal alternative when we do not have time to cook. (Amen Sister!)  Back-up meals are meals that we…

Weight Loss Medications

Could a weight loss medication be right for you? Weight loss medications have been around for a long time. Many people have heard of phentermine and this is still a commonly used option. Not to be confused with fen-phen, which was a combination of phentermine and fenfluramine, the latter of which was found to cause…