Blog Articles

Exercise Ideas That Take Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day

If you think that getting fit or exercising regularly takes up a lot of time and scheduling, think again! Here is an excuse-busting list of workouts or activities that can give you some movement every day.

Jun 23rd, 2018
Stuff the Bird, Not Your Face: Thanksgiving Feast Survival Guide

It’s hard enough to keep up with healthy eating on normal days, but when you add in a holiday – especially one that is based on a Feast – it becomes even more difficult! To help you out, we have come up with a few tips that you can use to enjoy your holida

Jun 23rd, 2018
Insomnia and How to Sleep Better

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together” – Thomas Dekker (Elizabethan Dramatist – not the 29 yo “Terminator:Sarah Connor Chronicles” actor.)

Nov 18th, 2017
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – BHRT

Back in my General Internal Medicine training, we put every postmenopausal woman on hormone therapy. We put them on one pill and never checked hormone levels – BHRT never came up as an option

Oct 24th, 2017
Why it’s called “Weight Loss”

Why don’t we call it “weight annihilation,” or “weight eradication?” Because that’s what we really want to do – GET RID OF IT FOR GOOD! But we call it “weight loss.” And we should – here is why.

Aug 9th, 2017
Strong Weight Loss is a Judgement Free Zone!

I’ve been thinking of a blog post about this for a while, then a patient came in today saying that she was afraid to come in because she did not have the best month regarding her weight loss efforts.

Apr 5th, 2017
Sugar Alcohols

Those of us looking to limit carbs have, at some time or another, been lulled into the hype of sugar alcohols.

Mar 24th, 2017
Beware of the Easy Way Out!

Today I was driving into work and I heard one of the local DJ’s testimonial ads about how he lost X pounds in as many days with a competing weight loss program and if you wanted to lose X pounds in as many days you should call them too*.

Mar 20th, 2017
Vitamin D – More Than Just for Your Bones!

It seems like everywhere I look, there is a new journal article on Vitamin D. It’s nearly impossible to stay up to date on the literature. To tell you the truth, I don’t try to keep up anymore.

Mar 5th, 2017
‘Oh Crap!’ Moments

There comes a day when you look at yourself in the mirror, and in a heartbreaking moment, you realize your love handles are the least of your concern. Fat has completely taken over your body and stands in the way of YOUR health.

Mar 3rd, 2017