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 […]
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.
As you go about your diet plan, making sure you are not eating foods that are highly contaminated is just as important as making sure you are eating the proper amount of calories, proteins, carbohydrates, and dietary fats. Many ‘healthy’ foods are anything but by the time they hit your grocer’s freezer, so by learning […]
Many people who are struggling with unwanted belly fat and obesity search for a diet plan that will have beneficial weight loss along with long term results to help avoid yo-yo type dieting. One such medical weight loss plan is the OPTIFAST Weight Loss program. The Optifast plan is what is known as a very […]
Whatever you wish to accomplish in life, there are three fundamental steps you’ll have to take to get there. Set your goals Make a plan Monitor your progress as you set those plans in motion At the onset of your Optifast weight loss program you and your weight loss doctor will make a realistic goal […]
Food is the sustenance of life. Your body requires nutrients to thrive, and we get those nutrients through our diets. However, your body only requires so much food before it is satisfied. When you eat too much, most excess nutrients are discarded as waste while some are put into storage, waiting for the chance to be used as energy at a future date.
If you’re just getting started with weight loss you’ve likely given a lot of thought to your individual weight loss goals. Perhaps these are milestones you’ve dreamed of reaching for years before beginning medical weight loss, or maybe they’re the landmarks you discussed with Dr. Chhabra during your initial consultation—regardless, keeping your goals within easy […]
There are myths about fat and muscle that have been circulating for a while. They confuse and discourage people trying to lose weight because they don’t see the results they’re expecting. Below are two myths and facts that will help you understand what muscle and fat are. Myth #1: Muscle can turn to fat (or […]
We all know how to walk—one foot in front of the other, etc. It’s a simple, relaxing and effective way to exercise. During medical weight loss programs, walking is a great way to stay in shape and continue to work towards your weight loss goals. But following the same walking routine day after day can […]
During your OPTIFAST weight loss program in New Jersey, say “good-bye!” to the soda. Soda has gotten a pretty bad reputation over the past couple of years. What started as a sweet treat for children and adults to enjoy occasionally is now a staple of the American diet. The carbonated, sugar-packed beverage is easily found […]