The Food-Mood Connection and Your Health

As reported in the New York Times, new research in the field of nutritional psychiatry is linking the foods you eat with one’s mood and mental health. Though this field...
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Control What You Can Control

So much in life is outside of our control such as where we are born, who our parents are and our genetic makeup. When taking a family history, I always...
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Why It’s Time to Drop the ‘Diet Deprivation’ Mindset

Although you may think restricting eating and setting up strict food rules would help you lose weight, it really only leaves you feeling deprived. And in the long run, strict...
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Can Meal Timing Help You Eat Healthier?

When taking a dietary history, I ask the same thing to all my patients: “I am interested in learning about what you eat and drink in the course of the...
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Put a Spring in Your Workout Steps

Though Spring is in the air as the weather gets nicer, you may find yourself still struggling with staying active. Different people have diverse reasons for not exercising regularly. Maybe...
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Time to Move Beyond the ‘Eat Less, Move More’ Weight Loss Message

When I hear physicians state that their patients just need to learn how to ‘eat less and move more’ to lose weight, I think about how much this message oversimplifies...
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Get Healthier, Better Manage Weight by Tapping into Your Strengths

Too many times, people can feel defeated in their quest for better health. Maybe they have difficulty choosing the right foods or struggle sticking with an exercise program. Or maybe...
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The Universal Strategy to Help You Eat Healthier & Boost Weight Loss Success

The unhealthiest eating takes place when you are hungry, stressed and unprepared. Think of this as the ‘triple threat’. Hunger + stress + being unprepared = poor decision making and...
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