More obesity in our elderly

The NY Times reports: As in the rest of the population, the obesity rate has increased among people 65 and over, from 22 percent in...

A young woman’s story – “an obesity survivor”

Do you make a grocery list? More importantly, do you follow it???

Fast food is generally unhealthy. But supermarkets can be, too.  How can grocery stores be remade to offer healthier choices? Fighting fat is not just about fast-food...

Eat protein; don’t drink it!

Protein is key to suppressing hunger.  I have protein powder in my morning oatmeal and 8-12 oz of fish or lean meat (generally steamed without added fat)...

Hips, and knees, and backs, and shoulders…

For many folks, orthopedic surgery and joint replacement have been godsends.  Knee and hip problems are common in overweight and obese people.  My right knee...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!
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