At the Center for Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, we use a “multi-dimensional” approach to weight loss. In other words, we donʼt rely on just one single treatment strategy. I believe that weight loss and maintenance is too difficult to “put all your eggs in one basket”. So, for initial weight loss we use structured, aggressive diets, along with … [Read more...] about Aggressive, Non-Surgical, Medical Weight Loss Using Very Low Calorie Diets: What Does The Research Show?
Health is a precious commodity. Too often, however, we don’t realize its value until it is slipping away from us. When I worked as an emergency medicine physician, I saw firsthand just how quickly and easily one’s health and life can be taken away. Accidents, injuries, and serious illnesses too often snatch health out of the hands of ordinary, … [Read more...] about Make your Body Last a Lifetime: Ten Steps Toward Health
Why do people, in fact, become overweight? Although no one can argue the fact that it boils down to consuming more calories than what a person needs for basic existence, it is a very complex issue. There are approximately 45 different mechanisms in the human body that help regulate body weight. We’ve boiled it down to the above areas of influence … [Read more...] about Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Current Treatment Benefits