Build Skillpower, Not Willpower to Manage Weight

If you’re like many of my patients, you may blame yourself for being overweight and feel your lack of success is due to a lack of willpower. But just as...

Are You a Candidate for a Weight Loss Medication?

Being overweight is due to multiple factors that are not your fault or something you can will away. Biological underpinnings exist for why you weigh what you do and why...

Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

As food prices soar amidst the coronavirus pandemic, your good intentions to eat more healthfully may be challenged by sticker shock at the grocery store. But preparing family-friendly healthy meals...

New Tool to Help You Eat Better, Move More, De-Stress

With stress levels high and routines disrupted in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we are all feeling challenged to maintain healthy lifestyle habits. And yet because excess weight and...

How to Talk to your Primary Care Provider (PCP) about your Weight

If you’re like my patients, most likely the Covid-19 pandemic has made you re-evaluate your health habits and even inspired you to better manage your weight. If you’re serious about...

Weight Journey Reflections Can Lead to Better Health Habits

Each person has his or her own weight story to tell that encompasses one’s personal journey and struggles managing weight. I am a big believer in the value of helping...

Tips for Safe Social Fitnessing

As we welcome the good news that many gyms are re-opening, we’re also wondering, “Is it safe to go back?” And yet a robust physical activity and exercise program are...

Use Progressive Meal Planning to Sneak Healthier Foods into Your Diet

With so many food choices to make in a given day, time and time again you may feel overwhelmed to make the best and healthiest choices. But healthy eating is...

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