Breaking Weight Loss Barriers for a Better Life

Welcome! My mission is to inspire and empower you to manage weight better while taking charge of your health habits - as outlined in my book

Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!

World-Renowned Weight Management Expert

Using a personalized, habits-based approach, Dr. Kushner has been breaking weight loss barriers with customized plans for almost 40 years.



As the author (or editor) of 15 books, 65 book chapters and nearly 237 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition, Dr. Kushner has a unique skillset to help you reach your weight loss goals.

If you’re tired of going on and off diets, you’ve come to the right place. Through my latest research and development of the scientifically - validated Six Factor Quiz, I discovered the 6 factors that end up being major barriers to successful weight management.

Once you know your factors, I can personalize a plan that will help you lose weight and feel better.

The Power of Healthy Living: It’s Never Too Late!

You can take control of your lifestyle, eat better, move more, be less stressed, feel better and lose weight if you target your personal factors that create the greatest barriers to YOUR lasting success.

In Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, let us take you by the hand and show you the way.

Are you ready to try a refreshing and novel way of tackling your weight that starts with YOU?


Recent Posts


Weight Journey Reflections can Help you Move Forward

Before I help patients develop a personalized weight loss plan, I want to better understand each person’s weight journey – and how they got to where they are today. I have a technique I’ve used where I ask patients to plot their weight at different times of their life. For most patients, they are able…


Maintain Health Behaviors despite Life Transitions

Many life transitions are anticipated – a new home, moving to a new city, starting college or grad school, getting married or starting a family. As your daily routines change, so can your health behaviors. Eating healthfully and exercising may be challenging if you have a longer commute, different work hours, new school deadlines, more…


Who to Partner with to Manage Weight and Achieve Better Health?

With all the exciting new treatments available to help those who struggle with weight, you may be wondering who you should turn to for help? Though your primary care professional (PCP) may not be an expert in weight management, they are likely to be an expert in knowing about you and your medical history. This…


Build on Weight Loss Motives to Boost Success

So much focus surrounding weight management is on the ‘WHAT’ to do and ‘HOW’ to do it to lose weight and keep it off. However, it can be helpful to step back and review the ‘WHY’ managing weight is important to you at this point in your life. Although the ‘WHY’ for losing weight can…

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