nutrition

February 27, 2014

Eat Well to Live Well

Greetings and welcome to our official blog! My name is Steven and I am a Weight Loss Counselor at The Aesthetic & Wellness Center. Here, we […]
March 5, 2014

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Inda Mowett, M.D.

Dr. Mowett, how did you become interested in obesity medicine? As a family medicine & urgent care specialist, I witnessed the devastating effects of chronic medical […]
March 19, 2014

The New Face of The Nutrition Label

The White House and FDA (Federal Food & Drug Administration) have announced a new format for the nutrition label, also known as “nutrition facts panel” in […]
March 25, 2014

“Can I Lose Weight Without Exercise?”

Well, sure you can. But it does not even come close to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Let’s first look at the concept of Basal Metabolic Rate […]
April 1, 2014

Weight Loss Myths

Do not let it sabotage your weight loss journey After years of practicing Obesity Medicine, it surprises me the amount of misconceptions people still have about […]
April 3, 2014

How To Know You’re On A Weight Loss Plateau

Even though you have been losing weight over the past few months, it may seem like it’s getting harder and harder. At this point, you may […]
April 9, 2014

Worst Family Dinners That Contribute to Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has become an epidemic in America. But why? Here’s the thing—eating is a learned behavior. We live in an environment with food cues all […]
April 29, 2014

Is it the Fat or Sugar Making Us Fat?

Is it the Fat or the Sugar Making Us Fat? A few weeks ago, the journal Annals of Internal Medicine published the results of an analysis […]
May 15, 2014

Are You A Sugar Addict?

Are You A Sugar Addict? Sugar is a type of carbohydrates also known as “simple carbohydrates”. For many centuries, this delicious ingredient was a commodity, in […]
May 23, 2014

Uses of Coconut Oil

Uses of Coconut Oil So, you may have read the blog article Iris did a couple months ago on the benefits of using oils to maintain […]
June 10, 2014

Are You A Carboholic?

Are You a Carboholic? After many years of practicing Obesity Medicine, I have found that there is no difference between the one who tends to eat […]
June 17, 2014

Break the Fast: Eat Breakfast

Break the Fast: Eat Breakfast Your mom told you to eat breakfast – and she was right! Breakfast really is the most important meal of the […]
July 15, 2014

Antioxidant Foods

Antioxidant Foods Antioxidant foods are treasured for their ability to fight disease, cancer, and aging. In this article, we will examine the top ten foods with […]
August 5, 2014

The Effects of Stress on Your Brain & Body Weight

The Effects of Stress on Your Brain & Body Weight For those of you who do not know, I am a neuroscience geek. I graduated from […]
August 19, 2014

Men: Lose Your Pot Belly Fat by Balancing Your Hormones

Men: Lose Your Pot Belly Fat by Balancing Your Hormones It’s hard to believe, but “male menopause” or andropause is a contributing factor for weight gain […]
August 26, 2014

Relieve Stress & Take Control of Yourself

Relieve Stress & Take Control of Yourself You may have some stress in your life… Actually, I know for a fact you do–everyone does! What really […]
September 9, 2014

Protein 101: What You Need To Know

Protein 101: What You Need To Know Most of the information we hear about protein is related to the Atkins or low carbohydrate diets. However, many […]
September 16, 2014

Tips for a Great Workout at the Gym

Tips for a Great Workout at the Gym When you hear the word “exercise,” what do you think? In fact, some people become anxious and actually […]
October 28, 2014

Is Cholesterol That Bad?

Is it Cholesterol that Bad? In previous blogs, I have presented the benefits of most of the major nutrients required for our existence. Carbohydrates, protein and […]
November 5, 2014

Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Holiday Eating Survival Guide For many of us, the Holiday season is the best time of the year. All these festivities have a common denominator…delicious and […]
January 6, 2015

How to Succeed with Your New Year Resolutions

How to Succeed with Your New Year Resolutions The start of a new year is a great time to think about breaking bad habits, starting fresh […]
March 3, 2015

Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle: National Nutrition Month

Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle: National Nutrition Month There is no single food, drink, or magic pill for achieving optimal health. What is most important is […]
July 11, 2016

10 Causes of Slow Metabolism

As an obesity medicine specialist, I frequently hear from my patients “they must have a sluggish metabolism interfering with their weight loss process. However, I have […]
August 3, 2016

8 Ways to Boost and Repair your Metabolism

8 Ways to Boost and Repair your Metabolism In our last blog, we discussed a few natural and self-induced causes of a slow metabolism. This time, […]

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