When a person is trying to lose weight, it is common to get stuck in the rut of focusing on the wrong things in their diet. Instead of getting side-tracked by habits and foods that don’t really matter, you might consider talking with a weight loss physician to learn more about the factors that will […]
Simple Weight Loss Tips to Help You Achieve Maximum Results When you are starting on a new weight loss program, it is important that you see the results that you are trying to achieve so that you can maintain the motivation needed to stick with your goals. There are many different types of diets and […]
A study published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that people who kept food diaries six days a week lost twice as much weight than those who kept food diaries for a day a week or none at all. The study proved that a food journal can be an important tool for a […]
There is nothing more frustrating than hitting a weight loss plateau. Have you experienced some weight loss success, but recently found that you are having a hard time getting past a certain number on the scale? A medical weight loss program might the answer that you need so that you can overcome your weight loss […]
I never developed good eating habits or had any sense of portion size as I was always thin as a child and young adult. After gaining weight in my 30s & 40s, I tried everything – Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, diet meal delivery services, fasting… I had trouble sticking to it and the weight loss […]
I have been seeing Dr. Chhabra at the Institute for Weight Management for over nine months. I lost approximately 40 lbs. and have been able to maintain my current weight for the last two months. Dr. Chhabra and her staff provided me with the incentive and structure I needed to accomplish my goal for losing weight. Dr. Chhabra is extremely knowledgeable, caring and provided me with the motivation I needed to be successful in losing weight.
I have been overweight most of my adult life. I love food, however all the wrong types of food or too much good food. I eat when I’m happy and when I’m sad, I eat just to eat. I definitely never exercise as I should, but always seeking quick fixes to lose weight which I never maintain for any period of time.
Here I am a real-life “Before and After” story and proud of it! After losing more than 55 lbs. with the Optifast Program, not only do I look good but I feel good. I have more energy and of course, all my medical numbers are now in a normal range.
In early 2013 I came to the realization that I had ignored my health for way too long. At 56 years old I was living a sedentary life and at five-foot- eight-inches tall, and weighing 233 pounds, I was obviously obese… the mirror told me that every day. But it was a blood test that quantified how serious the situation was.