Choosing a Physician to Manage My Weight

Choosing a Physician to Manage My Weight by Rick Tague, M.D., M.P.H. & T.M.

Are you frustrated with trying to lose weight with hunger-producing diets and sore muscles from the gym? Are you tired of jumping from one failed fad diet to another, each time with increasing confusion and disappointment? Let’s face it, if those strategies worked, our overweight problem in America would be solved!

Most of my patients have “been there, done that” and now know that when their weight increased by 20, 40, 60 lbs or more, it became a true medical problem, requiring medical solutions for true success.

When people contact us for the first time, usually referred by a successful friend, they typically have heard about patient successes. But you may still have questions about going to Dr. Tague’s Center for Nutrition to finally get in control of your weight. Let’s look at some facts, including the use of medications as one of many tools that can be help you lose weight.

A wise plan for 2020: Be Trim, Fit, & Healthy! 3 Keys for Weight Loss in the New Year

A wise plan for 2020: Be Trim, Fit, & Healthy! 3 Keys for Weight Loss in the New Year by Rick Tague, M.D., M.P.H. & T.M.

Is your scale “creeping” upwards? You’re not alone. Unwanted weight gain is epidemic and is often devastating to health and happiness. 80% of Americans are now overweight, with more people joining the list each year. Calories from food end up as fat (what we DON’T want), instead of energy (what we DO want). Calories have become a “bad guy”!

Look at common efforts to avoid calories, our source of energy:

  • Low-calorie snacks cost more if they have FEWER calories.
  • Dieters are obsessed with AVOIDING calories.
  • Menus and labels list calories so we can LIMIT calories.

Are You Aging Too Fast?

What to do about aging too fast

Slow down your biological clock by protecting your “telomeres” with these powerful strategies…

Aging…. It’s happening to all of us, but did you know that most Americans are aging “too fast”? You see, researchers now know more than ever how to measure aging where it actually happens, at the level of our DNA. And for Americans, the news isn’t good. Americans are aging faster than necessary and there are things we can do about it. Let me explain….

Finally… A Weight Loss Plan that Works!

Dr. Tague: Finally... A Weight Loss Plan That Works!

I overheard a revealing father-to-son comment while eating out. A family of 3 was seated at the table right next to me. Sadly, both parents were overweight by 40+ pounds, as was the 20 year old son. The father, speaking wisdom, commented, “Son, be very careful to protect your health, or you will end up with problems. Look at me…”

Malnutrition in America: Avoid the Epidemic

Malnutrition in America: Avoid the Epidemic by Rick Tague, M.D., M.P.H. & T.M.

“Malnutrition” – What comes to mind? If you are like me, it is the disturbing and painful image of the frail, fly-covered, “nothing but skin and bones”, impoverished children of Africa. After seeing the suffering, we’ve all sensed that tug on our hearts to do something. Malnutrition seems all too painful and all too unnecessary in this age of plenty.

Fat Cells: Battleground for Unwanted Weight Gain!

Our bodies are made of cells. Muscle cells make up muscles, brain cells make up our brain, and fat cells (known as adipocytes) make up fat. And the fact is, without ABNORMAL fat cells, unwanted weight gain cannot occur! Let me explain….

Imagine if something triggered your muscle cells to enlarge and multiply to the point that your muscles doubled, tripled, and then quadrupled in size! The added bulk would be a major bother. What if our skin cells started enlarging and multiplying to the point that our skin became baggy and was dragging around on the floor while walking? How bizarre!

Choosing a Weight Loss Plan

Choosing a Weight Loss Plan

I overheard a revealing father to son comment while eating out on vacation. The family of 3 was seated at the table right next to me. Sadly, both parents were overweight by 40+ pounds, as was the 20 year old son. The father, speaking wisdom, commented, “Son, be very careful to protect your health, or you will end up with problems. Just look at me…”

“I’ve just got to lose 40 pounds!”

Their family weight problem was apparent, as was the complete absence of an effective plan.

Everyone knows that losing weight and keeping it off can be difficult. But gaining weight is easy! Consider these 3 weight gain facts in America: