You’ve probably heard that you should eat less sugar, avoid artificial sweeteners, and watch how much fat you eat. And while limiting your fat and sugar intake can help you with weight management and avoid certain diseases, it’s also important to take a closer look at the salt (sodium) in your diet.
Medical weight loss is a time of change—a time for learning and growing as you adopt a new healthy diet, lifestyle and way of thinking. Making these changes will be both challenging and rewarding, but before you tackle the physical changes of weight loss, it is time to address the mental aspects of losing weight.
There is an old saying that confidence is something people are born with. This just isn’t true. Self-confidence is something that has to be nurtured and cared for. It stems out of underlying appreciation for yourself, and the acknowledgement that you deserve positive things to happen in your life. Unfortunately, confidence is something that many […]
As you embark on your Optifast Diet you’ll become familiar with the powder shake mixes. These mixes are a bit different from the ready-to-drink items you might stow away in your fridge for a late morning. They come in simple flavors, including vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, and once you learn the ropes of the Optifast […]
Medical weight loss programs are the effective way of getting rid of the excess weight and achieve the body that you desire, but there are a few things that might prevent you from achieving your weight loss goals. One thing that many dieters struggle with is emotional eating, because it can be difficult to stick to […]
I came to Institute for Weight Management in June 2006, feeling like my weight had gone out of control. I could not lose the 50+ lbs I needed to lose with a regular diet, though I tried for months. I would lose 5-10 lbs, only to gain it back. I met with Dr. Chhabra before I began the program, and felt that I finally came to the right place.
Do you lose your motivation to workout when it is cold outside? Many people have the desire to stay active throughout the year, but their fitness levels decrease when the temperatures drop. Whether you are on a medical weight loss plan or you are trying to lose weight on your own, it is important that […]
4 Proven Ways to Get Rid of Stubborn Fat In our modern world, we are chronically stressed out, poorly fed, over worked, and under rested. These conditions often foster poor health habits that leave us unwell and overweight. If you’ve ever tried and failed before to improve your health quality by ridding yourself of […]