Obese folks more susceptible to catching the flu

I got my flu shot last week with flu season around the corner. I recently read an interesting study called “Obesity is associated with impaired...

Sleep, stress, and weight loss

Many studies have shown that sleep deprivation promotes poor food choices and weight gain.  Stress and depression can obviously contribute to eating high fat/sugar/salt foods....

I don’t drink diet soda. I don’t use artificial sweeteners.

Diet soda may be associated with INCREASED risk of heart attach and stroke! The study is not of the highest quality.  It shows association, but...

Could chocolate be great for weight loss?

Yes! – it no longer has to be a guilty pleasure. Chocolate, especially dark chocolate which is rich in antioxidants, are good for blood pressure,...

Tip #15: Explain your goals to people; don’t be ashamed.

When I decline food, I explain to people that my health and welfare require me to eat a certain way.  Before going to a dinner...

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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