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


Keep Healthy Lifestyle Focus with these Tips

A high stress level can quickly impede your healthy lifestyle routine. In my practice, stress and coping are topics I regularly address. I try and help patients see the connection between their life stressors, coping skills and overall health. The goal is to help patients cope more healthfully and keep the positive focus they need…


Spring into Better Health!

Before you know it, the seasons will be changing. This is a good time to kick your health behaviors into higher gear. So many of us want to be healthier but feel pressure to do so in a certain way. My approach is different. The best way for you to boost health is to find…

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Healthier Meal Planning with Themed Dinners

Being able to whip up quick, healthy dinner meals in minutes is a skill that will serve you well in your quest to eat healthier. In our household, my wife and Six Factors to Fit co-author, Nancy, prides herself in doing just that for our family. For this blog, we share tips so you can learn to…


Nutritional Nudges for a Healthier You

Making small changes to what and how you eat can help improve your health. That’s because small diet changes are easier to follow and sustain. Here are some common eating challenges along with examples of the nutritional nudges I often recommend: 1-I Eat Too Many Sweets Sweets can be addictive because the ultra-processing makes you…

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