3 Tips to Make Healthy Eating Easier at Home

Though your home is the one environment you have most control over, my patients often struggle to take charge of the foods that are available at home. I tell them...
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Make Progress, Not Perfection

A common misperception my patients struggle with is thinking they have to strive for perfection in order to be successful managing weight and boosting health. But this perfectionistic mindset only...
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Strive to Try New Things as You Progress in Your Weight Management Journey

Living a healthier lifestyle and better managing weight have many benefits you may be unaware of. I’ve found that as individuals get healthier, many also start feeling motivated to try...
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Can You Spare 5 Minutes Toward Improving Your Health? 

Can improved health really be that simple? It’s all about making small changes in your daily activities and deciding what healthier steps you are motivated to start taking today. Helping...
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The Weight-Focused Visit

Whether you’re a patient or a provider, you know how quickly time can pass during a health care encounter. Your provider’s priorities may be to discuss your chief complaint, medications,...
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Time to Update Your Heart Health

The American Heart Association has a new checklist for lifelong good health. It’s called Life’s Essential 8, which was recently updated by a panel of experts who reviewed 2500 scientific...
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Shared Decision-Making in Weight Management

Shared decision-making is a process whereby health care providers take into account each person’s personal preferences, priorities and goals before selecting a specific treatment plan. As a weight management expert,...
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Stop Unhealthy Habits to Achieve Better Health

As you move through your weight loss journey, you will encounter two kinds of habits – healthy habits you want to create (such as eating more fruits and vegetables) and...
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